Eating raw oysters ups risk of norovirus infection

 Eating raw oysters and shellfish may increase the risk of getting infected by human norovirus that causes stomach pain, diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting, a study says.

Shellfish species disappears near Japan`s crippled N-plant

A species of shellfish "Thais clavigera" has disappeared in a 30-km coastal area near Japan`s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, Japanese experts said.

Ocean pollution contaminating China shellfish: report

China`s coastal waters are increasingly polluted by everything from oil to pesticides, contaminating the nation`s marine life including the shellfish supply, state press reported Friday.