Consumption of raw and partially cooked oysters linked to norovirus illness

December 22, 2016

In November and December 2016, increased norovirus illness has been reported in people who have consumed raw and partially cooked oysters purchased in BC.  To avoid illness, consumers are advised to fully cook oysters to an internal temperature of 90°C for 90 seconds.

For more information visit: www.bccdc.ca/health-info/food-your-health/fish-shellfish