Maryland Department of Health warns not to eat fresh crab meat from Venezuela

WJLA | 7/7/2018 | Staff
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WASHINGTON (ABC7) —

The Maryland Department of Health has put out a warning not to eat fresh crab meat imported from Venezuela due to a "potential risk of infection."

Department - Statement

The department released the statement:

"The Department is investigating a cluster of Vibrio infections in individuals who reported eating “fresh” (non-pasteurized) crab meat—from a plastic tub—with a label indicating that it is imported from Venezuela. The imported crab meat is sold under different brand names. Maryland crab product has not been associated with this cluster.

Foods - Household - Restaurant - Settings - Variety

The implicated foods have been prepared in both household and restaurant settings, and include a variety of dishes, such as crab cakes, seafood salad containing crab, and crab benedict.

Symptoms of Vibrio parahaemolyticus infection include watery diarrhea, abdominal cramping, nausea, vomiting, fever, and chills....
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