norwalk(1).gifIn the midst of a deadly outbreak of listeriosis that has sickened at least 55 people in 14 states, including 1 confirmed illness in Montana, the Montana Department of Health and Human Services (DPHHS) just recently reported that it has been receiving many reports of gastroenteritis outbreaks in schools, child day care settings and

The Boston Globe reported today on a large norovirus outbreak at the Harvard Faculty Club.  The Club is currently closed for deep-cleaning after 100-200 people fell ill shortly after Easter brunches held this past Sunday and Tuesday.   Notably, this was the Club’s second closure in a week due to norovirus concerns.

It appears, however, that more than just the unlucky souls at

The LA Daily News reported that at least two LA-area restaurants have been identified as the source of norovirus outbreaks recently.  The Buca di Beppo restaurant located in the Valencia Town Center and the Marie Callender’s restaurant located near Magic Mountain – both in Los Angeles County – were the source of food poisoning outbreaks

norovirusAccording to a story in the St. Petersburg (Florida) Times, more than 30 attendees at a Hernando County Commissioners meeting became ill with food poisoning, suspected Norovirus, after a meeting on January 19. 

The stricken included at least 10 county department heads, two county commissioners, a Planning and Zoning commissioner, several county employees, a handful

bravo norovirus outbreakMarler Clark filed a lawsuit today against Bravo! Development, Inc., the owner of the Bravo! Cucina Italiana restaurant that was the source of a large foodborne illness outbreak in early to mid May. The lawsuit was filed in Ingham County Circuit Court on behalf of Pattie McNiel, an academic specialist at the National Food Safety and Toxicology Center at Michigan State University, who became ill with a gastrointestinal illness after eating at the restaurant on May 7, 2006.
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