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Norovirus found in almost 70 percent of oysters for sale in UK 

NOROVIRUS FOUND IN ALMOST 70 PERCENT OF OYSTERS FOR SALE IN UK 

About 12,000 people in Briton are poisoned by contaminated oysters each year; 11,800 of which are due to norovirus, according to the...

Norovirus likely from sewage discharge during herring run

NOROVIRUS LIKELY FROM SEWAGE DISCHARGE DURING HERRING RUN

Herring eggs Public health officials on Vancouver Island, off Canada's Pacific Coast, suspect that the likely source of a norovirus...

 
 
 
More than 100 students got sick after a nightmare prom: 'I was vomiting, I had diarrhea, I had a fever, I had everything'

MORE THAN 100 STUDENTS GOT SICK AFTER A NIGHTMARE PROM: 'I WAS VOMITING, I HAD DIARRHEA, I HAD A FEVER, I HAD EVERYTHING'

At least 111 students reported getting sick after attending the Victor J. Andrew High School's prom in Chicago. Public health officials...

U.S. joins Canada in investigation of outbreak linked to oysters

U.S. JOINS CANADA IN INVESTIGATION OF OUTBREAK LINKED TO OYSTERS

A Canadian outbreak of norovirus traced to raw oysters is now on the U.S. radar as federal and state officials report they are investigating...

 
 
 
Outbreaks in Japan likely from contaminated seaweed facility

OUTBREAKS IN JAPAN LIKELY FROM CONTAMINATED SEAWEED FACILITY

Outbreak investigators in Japan have identified contamination in a seaweed production plant as the cause of seven foodborne illness...

Oysters Causing Norovirus - Again

OYSTERS CAUSING NOROVIRUS - AGAIN

Two Vancouver Island oyster farms have been closed following an outbreak of norovirus associated with eating the raw shellfish. The...

 
 
 
Norovirus outbreak closes two British Columbia oyster farms

NOROVIRUS OUTBREAK CLOSES TWO BRITISH COLUMBIA OYSTER FARMS

The British Columbia Centre for Disease Control is warning consumers to take steps to protect their health after two B.C. Vancouver...

Dozens on school trip sent to hospitals; norovirus suspected

DOZENS ON SCHOOL TRIP SENT TO HOSPITALS; NOROVIRUS SUSPECTED

Four dozen British teens and three adults ended up in hospitals in Washington D.C. this past weekend during a school trip that began...

 
 
 
Vermont officials seek public's help in norovirus investigation

VERMONT OFFICIALS SEEK PUBLIC'S HELP IN NOROVIRUS INVESTIGATION

A Vermont restaurant linked to a norovirus outbreak that has sickened more than 50 people reopened Sunday as public health officials...

NoroCORE's final meeting celebrates successes, looks forward

NOROCORE'S FINAL MEETING CELEBRATES SUCCESSES, LOOKS FORWARD

More than 150 leading norovirus minds gathered in Atlanta this week to celebrate one of the most successful food safety collaborations...

 
 
 
Cooking water suspected cause of Olympics norovirus outbreak

COOKING WATER SUSPECTED CAUSE OF OLYMPICS NOROVIRUS OUTBREAK

Cooking water is emerging as the likely source of a foodborne norovirus outbreak, predominately among security staff, at the Winter...

Chinese Raspberries Sicken Canadians

CHINESE RASPBERRIES SICKEN CANADIANS

A batch of frozen raspberries from China that was recalled by the provincial government could have made hundreds of Quebecers sick...

 
 
 
Norovirus spreads at Olympics; hand sanitizers little help

NOROVIRUS SPREADS AT OLYMPICS; HAND SANITIZERS LITTLE HELP

Forty-two more cases of norovirus have been confirmed at the 2018 Winter Olympics, bringing the total to 128 on the eve of the start...

A highly contagious virus that has turned cruise ships into sick wards is sweeping the Olympics, with 128 confirmed cases - here's what it is

A HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS VIRUS THAT HAS TURNED CRUISE SHIPS INTO SICK WARDS IS SWEEPING THE OLYMPICS, WITH 128 CONFIRMED CASES - HERE'S WHAT IT IS

Getty Images At least 128 people at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea have been diagnosed with norovirus. The stomach...

 
 
 
Norovirus Outbreak Hits Winter Olympics' Site

NOROVIRUS OUTBREAK HITS WINTER OLYMPICS' SITE

Korean health officials announced the virus had infected dozens more as well.

The Olympics haven't started yet, but norovirus is already going for the gold

THE OLYMPICS HAVEN'T STARTED YET, BUT NOROVIRUS IS ALREADY GOING FOR THE GOLD

Enlarge / Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games: A race to the bathroom? With the opening ceremony set for Friday, an outbreak of...

 
 
 
1,200 non-military security workers for Winter Olympics tested for norovirus

1,200 NON-MILITARY SECURITY WORKERS FOR WINTER OLYMPICS TESTED FOR NOROVIRUS

About 1,200 people working security at the Pyeongchang Olympics are being kept in their rooms while they're tested for norovirus.

Nearly 550 customers of two restaurants sick from norovirus

NEARLY 550 CUSTOMERS OF TWO RESTAURANTS SICK FROM NOROVIRUS

More than 500 people have gotten sick from norovirus in the Tacoma-WA area. Public health officials say two El Toro restaurants in...

 
 
 
Briefly: Pufferfish poison - Sail or fail - CRISPR mushrooms

BRIEFLY: PUFFERFISH POISON - SAIL OR FAIL - CRISPR MUSHROOMS

Every hour of every day people around the world are living with and working to resolve food safety issues. Here is a sampling of current...

EL Toro Noro - At Least 400 with Norovirus

EL TORO NORO - AT LEAST 400 WITH NOROVIRUS

According to the Pierce County Department of Health, the week started with 41 reports of ill diners, which led to the closure of El...