Hawaii Food Poisoning

In Hawaii, it's estimated that over 200 thousand suffer from food poisoning annually. Costco is the most frequently mentioned brand name, and the most commonly mentioned symptoms are diarrhea and nausea.

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Hawaii, United States

Suspected food poisoning. Symptoms: Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach Pain, Cramps, Headache
Suspected source: Fish, lettuce, or pineapple juice
Onset: Less than 4 hours
Duration: Several days
Sick: 2 people
Additional information: I even vomited in my sleep  | Symptoms: Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach Pain, Cramps, Headache

#hilton #honolulu #hawaii #us #fish #juice #lettuce #pineapple

purchased an 8pk of canned chili from Costco. Needed a quick & easy dinner last night (4/16) & shared 2 cans between my husband & I. this morning i am sick sick sick. he seemed fine but i haven’t asked  | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea

#chilis #kailuakona #hawaii #us #chili

Closure Date: 04/04/2024

An initial complaint inspection was conducted April 4, 2024, confirming an active cockroach infestation within the establishment. The inspection confirmed at least 25 live cockroaches on food storage shelving and within refrigeration units where food was stored. The presence of multiple juveniles and … See More
egg cases showed evidence of an active cockroach infestation. With the establishment’s previous history of noncompliance with pest control and prevention, and establishment’s lack of managerial control to address the current infestation, DOH Food Safety Branch instructed the establishment to immediately close and a red placard was issued.

Source: health.hawaii.gov
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#wailuku #hawaii #us


Ryze Mushroom Coffee, Hawaii, USA

1 week ago reported by user-rjyxx836

I have been drinking Ryze mushroom coffee for about 2 weeks now and every time I drink it, I have to rush to the bathroom. The only difference I noticed in my diet was the Ryze mushroom coffee. Now I am having diarrhea every 30mins-1 hr  | Symptoms: Diarrhea, Stomach Pain, Cramps

#ryzemushroomcoffee #hawaii #us #coffee #mushroom

Sunday, April 7, 2024 — lunch time, my son and I ate Hebrew National hot dogs. He mentioned he didn’t feel good as soon as he was done eating. He said his stomach hurt, and laid on the floor. After 10 - 15 minutes he started barfing. … See More
He is 4 years old, He barfed 3 times already. Me (Mom) started feeling sick 20-30 minutes later. I have diarrhea and nausea. It is important to note, my daughter (6), did not eat any hot dogs and has been the only one not sick. I suspect we were food poisoned.  | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Stomach Pain
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#target #kailuakona #hawaii #us #hebrewnational


Whole Foods Market, Kamakee Street, Honolulu, HI, USA

2 weeks ago reported by user-hkdvy785

Not sure if it was the gym fountain water I put in my container or the store after. I think it may have been the Whole Foods chocolate bars they wrap in saran wrap and price per weight. I munched on taro chips and chocolate on my … See More
drive home, instantly my tummy cramped a little.
I made a salad and about 30 minutes later, it was non stop vomit, then diarrhea too. Several hours later it's just watery diarrhea with cramps.  | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Cramps
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#wholefoodsmarket #honolulu #hawaii #us #chips #chocolate #salad #wrap


Costco Wholesale, Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, HI, USA

4 weeks ago reported by user-hnqr7234

Suspected food poisoning. Symptoms: Diarrhea, Cramps, Chills, other: Bloating/Gas
Suspected source: Mushrooms from Costco
Onset: Less than 4 hours
Duration: Several days
Sick: Me
Additional information: I ate the store bought mushrooms one week ago and had diarrhea, gas, bloating and upset stomach lasting 8-10 days, I … See More
thought I got a stomach virus from a student I work with but then had the mushrooms again once I started to feel better and am experiencing the same symptoms.  | Symptoms: Diarrhea, Cramps, Chills, Bloating, Gas
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#costco #kapolei #hawaii #us

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