Shellfish Safety

Emergency Shellfish Condemnations and Shellfish Recalls

  • There are no emergency closures currently in effect.  All shellfish harvesting waters are classified according to routine criteria per Va. Code §§ 28.2-803 through 28.2-808.
  • There are no Recall Notices issued at this time.

The Division of Shellfish Safety works to protect shellfish consumers through water quality monitoring, growing area assessment, education and regulatory programs. Learn more about shellfish safety resources below.


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