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Raw oyster-related investigations

Date posted
Last updated
Food business
Suspected organism
08-13-20 08-13-20 Saigon Vietnam Deli Gastrointestinal illness
04-21-20 08-14-20 Señor Moose Hepatitis A
01-08-20 01-10-20 Rider Norovirus

Raw oyster-related investigations

Date posted
Last updated
Food business
Suspected organism
12-4-19 01-13-20 Brave Horse Tavern Norovirus
11-26-19 01-16-20 Evergreens restaurants (7 locations) E. coli
11-12-19 01-13-20 All Water Seafood & Oyster Bar Scrombroid
11-08-19 01-13-20 Sri Uma Thai Cuisine Norovirus
11-07-19 11-15-19 Ixtapa Mexican Restaurant Norovirus
10-16-19 11-04-19 Al Basha Restaurant Salmonella
09-20-19 10-02-19 The Greek House Norovirus
07-12-19 07-12-19 Private event Salmonella
04-08-19 09-30-19 Dave & Buster's Norovirus
04-17-19 09-30-19 Purple Café and Wine Bar, Cast Iron Studios,
and Lot No. 3 in Bellevue
03-20-19 03-20-19 Seafood City Grimontia hollisae
01-31-19 03-13-19 La Fuente Norovirus
01-28-19 03-13-19 Thai Woodinville Bacillus cereus
01-02-19 03-13-19 Xi'an Noodles Bacillus cereus

Raw oyster-related investigations

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Date posted
Last updated
Food business
Suspected organism
07-06-18 04-04-19 Sodexo's Café Mario Shiga toxin-producing E. coli
11-30-18 03-13-19 Cascade Ridge Elementary School Shigella sonnei
09-26-18 02-19-19 Costco Wholesale Warehouse Deli Salmonella
08-17-18 12-07-18 Burien Fresh Smoothies Salmonella
08-10-18 12-07-18 Fremont Bowl Salmonella
06-15-18 07-13-18 Lahori Kabab-n-Grill Bacillus cereus or Clostridium perfringens
07-10-18 07-10-18 Unknown source Salmonella Javiana
05-25-18 07-02-18 Homegrown restaurants E. coli
05-18-18 06-05-18 Lockspot Cafe Norovirus
05-18-18 06-05-18 Italianissimo Ristorante Norovirus
05-18-18 06-05-18 Anthony's Homeport Norovirus
05-17-18 05-24-18 Okinawa Teriyaki Norovirus
05-04-18 05-04-18 125th Street Grill B. cereus and C. perfringens
03-10-18 03-26-18 Eric Gorbman Catering Shigella
01-18-18 01-23-18 Pho Aroma Norovirus

This lists state and national foodborne illness outbreaks and recalls with reported cases in King County. For more information about the outbreak or recall, and the investigation, please follow the links below for the agencies leading the investigations.

See also: The CDC's webpage on Investigating Outbreaks describing the three types of data public health officials use to solve foodborne outbreaks.

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