The FDA warns against eating certain raw oysters after 13 states reported several illnesses. The Food and Drug Administration is advising people in 13 states not to eat certain raw oysters from South Korea after one person became sick with a virus that caused diarrhea and vomiting.
According to CNN, the Southern Nevada Health District informed officials about two illnesses from a restaurant in Las Vegas. At least one person was confirmed to have sapovirus illness, and nine others potentially had it.
Sapoviruses cause a sporadic gastroenteritis, and the most common symptoms are diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, and stomach pain, according to the FDA news release.
Officials said in the news release, “Consumers, especially those who are or could become pregnant, the elderly, and persons with weakened immune systems, who have recently consumed raw oysters in (13 states) and suspect they have food poisoning should seek medical care immediately.”