In 2014, 59 european alerts have been registered in the RASFF [Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed] for Foodborne viruses (Norovirus & Hepatitis A Virus). Bivalve Mollusks (Clams, oysters, mussels, solen) are the most implicated food (84%) by this risk, should they be raw, cooked, boiled, chilled.
One single Norovirus alert in 2014 for IrelandThis is the first RASFF alert for an irish product this year.
Norovirus once detected thrice in irish oysters back in 2012 :
2012.0257, 2012.0306, 2012.1748.