Why are oysters safe to eat in hot summer months?

A look at why you can eat some oysters in 100 degree weather while others will make you sick as a dog.

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Oysters are my favorite food. Raw on the half shell with a slice of lemon and my local oyster bar’s cucumber mignonette, broiled with a sweet and sour sauce and served by the ocean, or roasted with a little garlic and butter, I’ll eat my fill any day of the week. I have been…



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