Harry Eagar of MauiNews.com reports that state epidemiologists are investigating whether several illnesses on Maui in the last few weeks were caused by spoiled Spam musubi and, if they were, whether there was a connection.
Whether there was a common source or not, health officials are taking the opportunity to alert consumers to some not-so-obvious dangers with familiar local snacks.
This is not your mother’s Spam musubi.
Lance Wong, supervisor of the Food and Drug Branch of the Department of Health, says that in the old days, Spam musubi was made a few at a time by mom-and-pop stores and sold to workers for lunch.Continue Reading Food poisoning cases investigated