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Gulf Coast Oysters Unsafe (But Not For the Reason You Think)



Gulf Coast Oysters Unsafe (But Not For the Reason You Think)

Deadly vibrio vulnificus bacteria, not oil, contaminate Gulf oysters every summer... Vibrio vulnificus is a common bacterium that thrives in warm Gulf waters in the spring and summer and contaminates Gulf oysters. While it may cause mild illnesses in healthy individuals, it can kill people who have diabetes, liver disease, hemochromatosis or compromised immune systems...read more