USA – Gastrointestinal illness outbreak reported at Issaquah restaurant

Komo News

King County Public Health is investigating an outbreak of gastroenteritis associated with an Issaquah restaurant.

Health officials said five people from one party reported becoming ill a few days after after eating food delivering from Chinese Taste on Jan. 29.

The symptoms and timing of illness suggest a bacterial toxin such as Bacillus cereus or Clostridium perfringens, health officials said.

The exact food or drink that caused the illness has not been identified, but health officials said it is not uncommon for outbreaks associated with a bacterial toxin.

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