By Tony Romeo
HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) – Pennsylvania authorities are advising people not to eat fresh or frozen shellfish from Korea.READ MORE: 'There's A Lot Of Ghosts In Here': CBS3 Spends Evening In Believed-To-Be Haunted Neshaminy Creekside Inn
The FDA has not issued an official recall, but state Department of Agriculture spokeswoman Samantha Krepps advises Pennsylvanians to discard or return fresh or frozen shellfish products from Korea.READ MORE: 16-Year-Old Ahjaon Jackson Shot, Killed While Coming Home From Work With Twin Sister, Philadelphia Police Say
“What we’ve heard so far from the FDA is that the shellfish is coming from polluted waters, and may cause illness. So as a precautionary measure, we want to let consumers in Pennsylvania know that you shouldn’t eat the Korean shellfish, which includes oyster, clams, mussels and scallops.”MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Community Still Wants 'Real Justice' For Walter Wallace Jr. A Year After Fatal Police Shooting
But Krepps says that does not include canned shellfish. The state is not aware of any illnesses but anyone has become sick after consuming Korean shellfish is asked to call 1-877-PA-HEALTH.