As of June 10, 2022, there have been 60 cases of norovirus and gastrointestinal illness reported in the following provinces: British Columbia (18), Alberta (12), Manitoba (19), and Ontario (11). Individuals became sick between mid-May and late-May 2022, and no deaths have been reported. Although not all cases of illness have been tested, laboratory testing

Summary

Public Health is investigating an outbreak of norovirus-like illness associated with vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and chills at IHOP #1755 in Seattle.

Illnesses

Since April 29, 2022, 5 people from 1 meal party reported becoming ill after eating food from IHOP on April 28, 2022. We have not identified any ill employees.

Public Health

U.S. CDC has yet to weigh in.

The Public Health Agency of Canada collaborated with federal and provincial public health partners, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S. CDC), and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to investigate an outbreak of norovirus and gastrointestinal illnesses involving five provinces: British Columbia, Alberta

Summary

Public Health is investigating an outbreak of norovirus associated with vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and chills at La Fuente in Renton.

Illnesses

Since April 13, 2022, 10 people from 2 separate meal parties reported becoming ill after eating food from La Fuente on April 10, 2022. We have not identified any ill employees.

Public

According to KIRO News, the Washington Department of Health is advising residents to not serve or eat certain oysters after an outbreak of norovirus across the Seattle area.

Since March 7, 62 residents have reported norovirus-like symptoms after eating oysters harvested from the south and central parts of Baynes Sound, British Columbia, Canada.

The

Even more oysters recalled over Norovirus risk.

  • Brand(s): Intercity Packers Ltd.
  • Product: Oyster N/Shell Royal Miyagi Ow
  • Companies: Intercity Packers Ltd.
  • Issue: Food – Microbial contamination – Norovirus
  • Category: Fish and seafood (Fresh)
  • What to do: Do not consume, use, sell, serve, or distribute the recalled product
  • Audience: General public;

Seattle King County Public Health is investigating an outbreak of norovirus-like illness associated with vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and chills at Il Terrazzo Carmine in Seattle.

We suspect raw oysters as the likely source of illness, however it is not uncommon for norovirus outbreaks to involve multiple contaminated food items, environmental surfaces and to spread