The illness, Vibrosis, usually occurs 4 hours to 4 days after eating contaminated shellfish.
PCC Community Market brand yogurt produced by Pure Eire Dairy has been linked to the infections.
Six cases have been confirmed across Benton, King, Snohomish, and Walla Walla Counties.
The next time you eat sashimi, nigiri or other forms of raw fish, consider doing a quick check for worms.
Harmful germs found in raw milk include bacteria, parasites, and viruses, such as Campylobacter, Cryptosporidium, E. coli, Listeria, and Salmonella.
Two cases in Washington State have now been linked to multi-state outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli linked to romaine lettuce from Salinas, California.
So far, testing indicates the strain of E. coli is different from that causing the outbreak associated with romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, California.
Public Health believes that this person became ill from eating leafy greens purchased in King County. He was hospitalized but is now recovering.
Avoid all types of romaine harvested from Salinas, California, including heads and hearts of romaine, and precut lettuce and salad mixes that contain romaine.
Project will focus on improving food safety, outbreak response, and reducing the ongoing threat of food-borne illness.
U.S. local food sales, including cottage-food sales, have soared from $5 billion annually in 2008 to a projected $20 billion this year.
Symptoms and timing of illness onsets are suggestive of a bacterial toxin, such as Bacillus cereus or Clostridium perfringens.
The two-hour/four-hour guidelines can reduce the risk of food poisoning from leftovers.
Eating cookie dough (made from flour known to be not part of the recall and pasteurized eggs) is something that I enjoy enough that I’m willing to put myself and my children at (a very small) risk to do.
Public Health is investigating an outbreak of shigellosis associated with the kindergarten classrooms at Cascade Ridge Elementary School in Issaquah.