Mexican grill restaurant, Chipotle, shuts down today due to an employee testing positive for norovirus. According to Buzzfeed, Chipotle shuts down for cleaning immediately after this incident occurred.
Oregon health officials ordered a recall for oysters harvested from Yaquina Bay, Oregon which was sold to retailers, restaurant and direct to consumers. This comes after 17 people who ate them were found to have contracted norovirus according to Food Safety News.
If the recent cases of food poisoning made you paranoid about the cleanliness of the food you are having and made you scared for your overall tummy health, try to consider the tips of a food poisoning expert-especially the food he will never ever eat for precaution.
In hopes of regaining new customers, Chipotle is offering free burritos. Dates for the said giveaway are yet to be announced.
Since news about the Chipotle food poisoning broke, a lot of people became more concerned about the food they eat. The public began to realize that even renowned brands and giant food chains can also be the breeding ground for the next food related fiasco in town.
The issue of foodborne diseases affecting health in Southeast Asia is one of the highest in the world based on the recent findings of the World Health Organization.
Researchers has proven that vomit can spread norovirus which is usually the cause of viral gastroenteritis that can affect humans regardless of their age. The contagious stomach ailment can cause diarrhea and stomach cramps.
Oregano oil could stop the spread of norovirus.
Cruise ships are not the only venues catching the norovirus.
The fast moving stomach bug that affected more than 700 people aboard the Royal Caribbean Explorer has been identified as a new strain of norovirus.