Pita Hot, the Fullerton, CA restaurant with illnesses that were identified by the crowd-sourcing site iwaspoisoned.com was closed for a second time on June 25.

The Orange County Health Agency reported ongoing foodborne illness as the reason for the second closure. The agency suspended the restaurant’s operating permit. Pita
Continue Reading Fullerton, CA restaurant with illnesses reported by crowd-sourcing closed again

Editor’s note: The Orange County Health Care Agency provided the following statement to Food Safety News on June 24.

There are no regulatory requirements for length of closure period in relation to an ongoing foodborne illness outbreak investigation. The Orange County Health Care Agency Environmental Health Division conducted a thorough

Continue Reading Pita Hot allowed to reopen following reports of hundreds of customer illnesses

The crowd-sourcing site iwaspoisoned.com has again identified a restaurant that apparently has been making people sick, but there is not yet any official confirmation by local health authorities. 

In the past seven days, almost 200 people have named Pita Hot on East Chapman Avenue in Fullerton, CA, as the suspected
Continue Reading Potentially hundreds sickened by Orange County restaurant’s food