According to the San Francisco Chronical, Hog Island Oyster Co., that supplies upscale restaurants around the Bay Area will soon resume harvesting oysters in Tomales Bay weeks after dozens of people who ate them raw — many of them at New Year’s Eve parties — reported falling ill.

Hog Island Oyster Co., whose oysters and

Jan. 10, 2018, 2:58 p.m.

The Health Department has more reports of ill customers from the suspected norovirus outbreaks at two El Toro restaurants. We have received reports of 232 ill customers at the Tacoma location and four at the one in University Place. We continue to receive more reports and interview more customers.


A Norovirus outbreak that was traced back to Mama C’s Donuts sickened 266 people. That number continues to climb, according to the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department.

The department also believes the virus was foodborne instead of an environmental issue.

“I would suspect this is a foodborne illness. Again, Norovirus is a flu-like stomach bug, if