FDA issues warning on raw oysters

WASHINGTON After 11 people became ill after eating raw oysters at a restaurant in Chattanooga, Tenn., the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has warned foodservice operators and retailers to avoid selling oysters from a certain section of Mississippi’s coastal waters.

The FDA advised restaurateurs and suppliers to avoid oysters harvested between Feb. 24 and March 17 from Mississippi Area 2-C, the Mississippi Sound portion of the Gulf of Mexico near Pass Christian

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