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2010 Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Peppa's Korean BBQ, Hawaii

Beginning in March, seven cases of E.coli O157:H7 were linked to eating at the Peppa's Korean BBQ in Honolulu, Hawaii. The restaurant closed temporarily after food handling violations were observed. The exact cause of the outbreak was not available. The restaurant closed permananently in October because the business lost much of its customer base.

  • Outbreak began:
  • March 2010
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Hawaii
  • Organism(s):
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Unknown
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Restaurant
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Peppa's Korean BBQ
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 7
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Unknown
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • N/A
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Yes
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 4
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0
  • Any References:
  • Yes

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