Navigation Links
Warning against Consuming Raw Korean Oysters

The New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA) has warned people against consuming uncooked oysters imported from Korea. //Frozen Korean oysters bags are clearly labelled as requiring to be cooked before consuming. The warning is mainly because the product is known to sometimes carry norovirus, which causes a gastrointestinal illness.

In New Zealand these Korean oysters are packed frozen in 1kg bags and labeled according to the current import health standard, with a statement that the product must be cooked or must not be eaten raw.

These oysters are to be cooked in such a way that the centre of the oyster reaches 90oC and is held at that temperature for 90 seconds. NZFSA has also reminded chefs and consumers of the product to encure proper hand and kitchen hygiene especially during defrosting, to ensure that cross-contamination of other foods with raw oyster juice does not take place.

The typical symptoms of norovirus infection include headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea which often occur within 10 to 50 hours after consumption. Although the symptoms usually resolve in two days those affected should avoid preparing food of any sort for at least 48, and preferably 72, hours after the last symptoms have ended. This is because norovirus is very contagious, and food handlers who have been infected can be a major source of infection.

The recent outbreaks appear to have been caused because the label instructions appear not to have been followed. NZFSA is reviewing the import health standard to determine if the current provisions are sufficient and is considering if further risk mitigation steps are needed. NZFSA is also approaching the Korean government agencies responsible for the certification of these products to discuss what assurances New Zealand will need to have confidence that product arriving in New Zealand is as stated.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Early Warning System For Breast Cancer
2. Warning on radiowave exposure
3. A Seizure Late In Life Could be A Stroke Warning
4. Blood Pressure An Early Warning Sign Of Alzheimer’s Disease
5. Early Warning Signs Of Heart Disease
6. Warning Issued by FDA on consumption of the drug Tysabri used to treat Multiple Sclerosis
7. Warning issued by FDA over "Liqiang 4 Capsules"
8. Warning Signs On Powered Baby Milk
9. People Still Neglect To Use Sunscreen In Spite Of Cancer Warnings
10. Global Outbreak Of Bird Flu Warning By Chinese Scientist
11. Experts Building Bird Flu Warning System
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Warning against Consuming Raw Korean Oysters

(Date:5/24/2015)... Birmingham, Lake Orion, Clarkston, Metamora, Michigan (PRWEB) May 24, ... sees many patients for concerns about hair loss. ... loss, it is clear that there are environmental factors ... of hormone that can contribute. Since they offer a ... aspects of the peri and post-menopausal woman, they can ...
(Date:5/24/2015)... EnviroLeather™ by LDI, a leader in ... classic, rugged leather grain with enhanced stain resistance ... ink, to be easily removed. The collection is ... healthcare, hospitality and education environments. , InkGard Plus ... developing products that are more sustainable, less toxic ...
(Date:5/24/2015)... 2015 Medicx Media Solutions ... executive Jay Krihak as its head of programmatic ... up its expertise and leadership position in the ... Health sectors. , Krihak is an experienced, award-winning ... Krihak led sales planning teams for mobile platform ...
(Date:5/23/2015)... On May 13, Nithyananda Yoga Foundation organized a ... learned through meditation and initiation at Special Holistic School ... Yogamaatha, a nine-year-old girl from North Carolina, stunned an ... the 2015 Business Advocacy Summit at Capitol Hill in ... In a demonstration that lasted three hours, Yogamaatha was ...
(Date:5/23/2015)... May 23, 2015 On May 16, the ... The event was a 5k mud obstacle run that raised ... 2 million people worldwide, and the reason we participated was ... Chad Davis, owner of Farrell’s eXtreme Bodyshaping. “One-hundred percent of ... Society.” , The event was not only attended by eXtreme ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Women's Excellence Now Treats Menopausal Hair Loss 2Health News:EnviroLeather By LDI Launches "InkGard Plus" - Stain Resistant Faux Leather 2Health News:Medicx Media Solutions Expands Executive Team 2Health News:Nine-Year-Old Reads Blindfolded at Business Advocacy Summit 2Health News:Nine-Year-Old Reads Blindfolded at Business Advocacy Summit 3Health News:Farrell’s eXtreme Bodyshaping Team Runs through the Muck for MS 2
... part of health, and assessment of sleep habits should be ... in the September 18 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine ... devoted to studies of sleep and health. ,"The ... as an indicator of health and quality of life and ...
... the times, warns the U.S. Food and Drug Administration// (FDA). ... Georgia that was believed to occur due to the consumption ... three cases were reported on September 15. Other consumers of ... not have any complaints as they had properly refrigerated it., ...
... official government assessment of a ?1 million public consultation project ... fake//. ,Your Health, Your Care, Your Say was ... a say in a White Paper on health published this ... complained that they had no influence on the final policies.14% ...
... A recent report by the Ministry in Jamaica has revealed ... a paper that has now come before the House of// ... virus live healthy lives for several years without developing the ... the performance of the National HIV/STI Control Programme, and states ...
... lot more funds are needed from the rich countries to ... five by two-thirds.// ,Five times more money is ... one of the series of papers published online by the ... the journal, UNICEF and the Norwegian government. , ...
... to improve HIV/AIDS treatment and evolve better prevention strategies, ... into an agreement this month, to formally seal their ... free nation. It is well known that, The Clinton ... to eliminate AIDS from the planet. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Incorporate Sleep Evaluation into Routine Medical Care 2Health News:A million Pound Public consultation - declared a sham!! 2Health News:Child death reduction needs five times more funds 2
(Date:5/22/2015)... 22, 2015  In a sweeping analysis assessing the ... T1D Exchange researchers conclude that there remains considerable ... across all age groups, but especially for adolescents and ... of diabetes treatment, underscoring the need to address barriers ... can help type 1 patients achieve optimal metabolic control. ...
(Date:5/21/2015)... , May 21, 2015  When ... along the side of his neck, he ... took a couple weeks off from weight ... go away.                               A ... 26, was referred to Michel Kliot, ...
(Date:5/21/2015)... , May 21, 2015  Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC ... Greg Watson , the company,s vice president of operations, ... company,s common stock, at a per share exercise price of ... stock option was granted pursuant to Cardica, Inc.,s Inducement Plan, ... May 2015 under Rule 5653(c)(4) of the Nasdaq Global Market ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Study Reveals Poor Disease Control Among Adolescents and Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes 2Study Reveals Poor Disease Control Among Adolescents and Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes 3Study Reveals Poor Disease Control Among Adolescents and Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes 4Study Reveals Poor Disease Control Among Adolescents and Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes 5Northwestern Medicine Surgeons Develop New Approach to Removing Nerve Tumors 2Northwestern Medicine Surgeons Develop New Approach to Removing Nerve Tumors 3Northwestern Medicine Surgeons Develop New Approach to Removing Nerve Tumors 4Cardica Announces New Employment Inducement Grant 2
... Dec. 29, 2010 Reportlinker.com announces that a new ... Mammography World Markets ... poised for a major new phase of growth fueled ... the computer and digital areas and the higher interest ...
... (Nasdaq: OMER ), a biopharmaceutical company ... on inflammation and disorders of the central nervous ... clinical trial of OMS201, the Company,s urological PharmacoSurgery™ ... an anti-inflammatory agent and a smooth muscle relaxant, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Reportlinker Adds Mammography World Markets 2Omeros Announces Positive Clinical Results of OMS201 in Patients Undergoing Ureteroscopy 2Omeros Announces Positive Clinical Results of OMS201 in Patients Undergoing Ureteroscopy 3
... For fast, single-solution staining, Hema-Quik ... Dip slides into stain solution ... transfer to deionized water for ... a second time by dipping ...
This stain is the McNeal formula and can be substituted for Wright Stain solution....
This Wright-Giemsa is a dual-use stain for peripheral blood and bone marrow smears. It produces somewhat darker results when compared with Giemsa, particularly in the blue to magenta shades....
Albumin (BCG). Storage temp: 15 -30 C. Linearity: 0.5 - 6.0 g/dl. Expected values: 3.5 - 5.5 g/dl. Available with calibrator. Performs 500 number of tests....
Medicine Products: