Raw oysters imported from Korea and sold in bulk to distributors and food establishments in Hawaii are being recalled. The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) said the individually quick frozen (IQF) packaged under the Dai One Food Company label, with shellfish harvest dates of Feb. 10 -13, 2015, with
Continue Reading Hawaii Recalls Korean Raw Oysters After Reports of Norovirus Illnesses

After recently shutting down three Oahu restaurants for food safety violations, the Hawaii State Department of Health is likely to require all food handlers at restaurants and other food establishments in the Aloha State to take a half-day food safety education class. This comes after the Makittii Hawaii restaurant in
Continue Reading After Third Restaurant Closure, HI Health Officials Mull Mandatory Training

Food safety inspectors in Hawaii are working with restaurants statewide on compliance after revising the acceptable hot and cold holding temperatures and adopting a color-coded placard system in 2014. There have been occasional problems, such as when health inspectors recently closed down two Oahu restaurants, in part for temperature violations,
Continue Reading Most Restaurants in Hawaii are Adjusting to Tighter Food Safety Rules

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