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The Oban Times - - Districts -

RAISED lev­els of E coli bac­te­ria have been iden­ti­fied at Kil­finichan Bay and Cas­tle Stalker cock­les fol­low­ing rou­tine mon­i­tor­ing by the coun­cil’s en­vi­ron­men­tal health team.

The team warns that eat­ing shell­fish such as cock­les, mus­sels, oys­ters or ra­zor clams from th­ese ar­eas may pose a risk to hu­man health. No­tices to warn the pub­lic and ca­sual gath­er­ers have been posted at var­i­ous lo­ca­tions on the shore. Peo­ple are ad­vised to avoid eat­ing shell­fish from th­ese ar­eas un­til fur­ther no­tice.

For in­for­ma­tion, con­tact the en­vi­ron­men­tal health team on 01631 567849.

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