National Oyster Day (on August 5th) is a celebration of the most versatile mollusc. Oyster is the common name for some different groups of bivalve molluscs. Some species of oysters are commonly consumed, either cooked or raw, as a delicacy. While other types of shellfish, such as pearl oysters, are not eaten by humans, they are harvested for their pearls.

Although oyster mushrooms have been studied extensively and support health in a number of ways, it is also extremely important to always cook oyster mushrooms!”

History of National Oyster Day

The history of Oyster Day is unexplored, but the history of human’s connection with oysters is very long since Roman times there is evidence of people in the UK and France farming oysters. In the 19th century, NYC harbor was the largest generator of oysters in the world and provided nutritious food for numerous people. Nowadays Oyster Day is most widely praised in America and the UK, with many festivals to honor this culinary delicacy.

National Oyster Day - August 5, 2017

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How to Celebrate National Oyster Day

People celebrate this day by eating fresh oysters or purchasing oyster pearls for loved ones. You can also celebrate by getting and eating fresh Oysters. Gift your beloved ones with an oyster pearl and don’t forget to share this beautiful day on social platforms with the hashtag #NationalOysterDay on August 5th.

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