Foodborne Illness Outbreak Database

This database provides summaries of significant food and water related outbreaks occurring since 1984 caused by E. coli, Salmonella, Hepatitis A, Campylobacter and other pathogens. Read more »

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November 17 2017 Outbreak of Norovirus, Elliott's Oyster House, Seattle Washington

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • Raw oysters

In November 2017 Public Health Seattle King County (PHSKC) investigated an outbreak of norovirus occurring among persons who consumed raw oysters at Elliott's Oyster House Annual Oyster event held on November 11, 2017. Thirteen attendees from 5 sepa…Read More »

July 17 2017 Outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus, Elliott's Oyster House, Seattle, Washington

  • Organism:
  • Vibrio
  • Vehicle:
  • Raw oysters

Three people who ate raw oysters at Elliott's Oyster House on July 19, 2017 became ill with symptoms consistent with infection with Vibrio parahaemolyticus. The shortest incubation period was 15 hours. The longest incubation period was 24 hours. The …Read More »

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