CFIA: Food Recall Warning – Various Brands of Oysters recalled by Oyster Kings Inc. due to Salmonella

September 28, 2022 Canadian Food Inspection Agency

The recalled products have been sold in Ontario and Quebec and may have been distributed in other provinces and territories.

Oyster Farmers Raising Awareness For Growing Shellfish Industry in New Hampshire

September 21, 2022 Hannah Cotter, WMUR

New Hampshire Shellfish Initiative is made up of 14 oyster farmers in the seacoast area, who came together a few years ago when sales were down due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

After a Brutal Few Years, the Best Time to Enjoy B.C. Oysters is Right Now

Oysters are among the humblest and simplest of foodstuffs — and at the same time, the most luxurious and refined. B.C. produces some of the world’s very best, farmed in the pristine waters of Baynes Sound, around the Discovery Islands and off Vancouver Island’s west coast.

Government of Canada and Province of Nova Scotia help Support the Redevelopment of the Oyster Industry in Bras d’Or Lake

Canada’s fisheries are the backbone of many coastal communities and a driving force of the economy. The seafood sector is a rapidly shifting environment – competition is intensifying, consumers are looking for sustainability and quality. That is why the Government of Canada and the Province of Nova Scotia (NS) today announced funding support to the Verschuren Centre for Sustainability in Energy and the Environment (the Centre) through the Atlantic Fisheries Fund (AFF).

Mystery Worm is Affecting Oysters in Washington

April 21, 2022 Julie Sabatier,

While they are not harmful to humans, mud worms can make oysters less appealing and also affect the shellfish’s ability to grow. These effects are a problem for the industry.