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Update: Oahu Bakery Fined for Allegedly Selling Food After Closure for Violations

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Oct. 13 update: The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has fined an Oahu bakery $22,000 for allegedly opening the day after being shut down for food safety violations. The department stated that “health inspectors had confirmed allegations that the bakery opened on Oct. 7 and conducted sales of baked products after being closed by DOH.”… Continue Reading

Hawaii Detects E. coli Outbreak on Oahu

At least 9 sickened; 4 hospitalized


An outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 has sickened at least nine people on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, reported state health officials this week. Victims of the outbreak, which began in mid-February, include six children and three adults, according to the Civil Beat. Four of the victims – one adult and three children – have… Continue Reading