The Star Bulletin reports that Hawaiian health officials are investigating reports of four people getting food poisoning from E. coli bacteria. Three people were from different parts of Oahu; the fourth was a visitor to Oahu and the Big Island.
State health officials have issued a physicians’ alert, notifying doctors of the illnesses and asking them to report similar incidents. Health officials view the incidents as a cluster of cases, they do not know if the cause is the same.
None of the four people were hospitalized.