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Global Gluttony: World Feasts Worth The Trek

What better reason to travel than trying to these amazing foods?

12/17/2013

Oysters (Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images)

Illegally Harvested Oysters Seized from Connecticut Waters

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ State officials say they have discovered illegally harvested, undersized oysters in 20 of 24 samples randomly selected from wholesale shellfish dealers. Agriculture Commissioner Steven K. Reviczky says officials need to more […]

08/09/2013

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Oyster Warning from the FDA

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Food and Drug Administration is warning people not to eat raw or partially cooked shellfish harvested from New York’s Oyster Bay Harbor because they have been linked to cases of foodborne […]

07/20/2012

In this Sept. 28, 2011 photo, David Lindenberger, a farmer at the Noank Aquaculture Cooperative, sorts and bags harvested oysters for distribution in Noank, Conn. The damaged docks and scattered oysters left after Tropical Storm Irene tore through Long Island Sound this summer reveal only some of the problems Connecticut oystermen face in trying to rebuild their industry along the Mystic River. They worry a shutdown of more than a month will result in a permanent loss of customers and express irritation over what they consider a slow process to get permits for winter harvesting from the river and growing oysters in indoor tanks to extend their season. There's also some frustration at being regulated like fishermen when they consider themselves "growers," akin to farmers and in need of the same kinds of government aid. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Connecticut’s Oystermen Seek Help After Irene

The damaged docks and scattered oysters left after Tropical Storm Irene tore through Long Island Sound this summer reveal only some of the problems Connecticut oystermen face in trying to rebuild their industry along the Mystic River.

10/10/2011