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Safe Handling, Storage, and Cooking Practices for Consumers of Molluscan Shellfish

    For Consumers of Molluscan Shellfish (Oysters, Clams, Mussels, and Scallops)

    Shellfish are a versatile and delicious source of nutritious food. They are high in protein, low in calories, sodium, fat, and cholesterol. Shellfish are also a good source of vitamins and minerals. Clams, oysters, and mussels can be quick and easy to prepare, especially when served raw. However, there are certain risks associated with eating raw shellfish. By knowing what precautions to take, consumers can make an educated choice about shellfish consumption. read the entire guide here