public health – seattle & king county Section

Area beaches have been closed for shellfish harvesting

Area beaches have been closed for shellfish harvesting

The Washington State Department of Health announced this week that – due to Paralytic Shellfish Poison (PSP) being detected in shellfish along beaches from Alki south to the Pierce County line – recreational... [Read more]

Public Health closes Burien Fresh Smoothies due to salmonella outbreak

Public Health closes Burien Fresh Smoothies due to salmonella outbreak

Public Health – Seattle and King County announced on Friday, Aug. 17 that it is investigating an outbreak of salmonellosis – caused by Salmonella bacteria – associated with Burien Fresh Smoothies. The... [Read more]

Norovirus associated with Subway restaurant in Normandy Park

Norovirus associated with Subway restaurant in Normandy Park

On Friday (Oct. 27), Public Health – Seattle & King County is reporting that a foodborne illness outbreak of Norovirus has been associated with a Subway restaurant in Normandy Park. The county is... [Read more]

Public Health – Seattle & King County closes Bombay Grill for safety violations

Public Health – Seattle & King County closes Bombay Grill for safety violations

Public Health – Seattle & King County closed Bombay Grill, located at 11051 1st Ave South, on Monday, March 21, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. due to the following food safety violations:Inadequate facilities... [Read more]

Two Burien restaurants closed for operating without valid food permits

Two Burien restaurants closed for operating without valid food permits

Public Health – Seattle & King County announced on Monday (July 20) that they have closed the following two Burien restaurants: Mejora Tu Vida – Burien, 7/20/15 13607 Ambaum Blvd SW, Burien,... [Read more]

Burien business closed for second time by Public Health – Seattle & King County

Burien business closed for second time by Public Health – Seattle & King County

Club Vida Saludable, a “personal coaching” business located at 12009 Des Moines Memorial Drive in Burien (map below), was closed for a second time on July 16, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. by Public... [Read more]

Countryside Café closed by Public Health – Seattle & King County; now re-open

Countryside Café closed by Public Health – Seattle & King County; now re-open

Countryside Café, located at 14901 Ambaum Blvd SW in Burien was closed by Public Health – Seattle & King County on Monday, Dec. 8 for a variety of health-related violations, according to a notice... [Read more]

Public Health – Seattle & King County closes La Canasta Deli Tuesday

Public Health – Seattle & King County closes La Canasta Deli Tuesday

Public Health – Seattle & King County announced on its website that the Deli at La Canasta (13602 Ambaum Blvd SW) was closed by authorities at 1 p.m. on Monday (March 4) for six health code violations:Potentially... [Read more]

Home soil testing being offered for Tacoma Smelter Plume pollution in area

Home soil testing being offered for Tacoma Smelter Plume pollution in area

The Department of Ecology is working with Public Health – Seattle & King County to re-launch the Dirt Alert Program in South King County, and is offering free soil testing to local residents…

UPDATE: ‘Mama Sambusa’ to re-open, will be at Thursday’s Farmers Market

UPDATE: ‘Mama Sambusa’ to re-open, will be at Thursday’s Farmers Market

UPDATE: Public Health – Seattle & King County announced on its website Monday (Sept. 23) that it has re-opened ‘Mama Sambusa,’ which had a booth at the Burien Farmers Market closed... [Read more]

‘Mama Sambusa’ closed by Public Health at Burien Farmers Market Thursday

‘Mama Sambusa’ closed by Public Health at Burien Farmers Market Thursday

‘Mama Sambusa,’ a Burien-based restaurant that also has a booth at the Burien Farmers Market, was closed by a Public Health food inspector Thursday, Sept. 19 at 1:30 p.m., due to the “imminent... [Read more]

King County Public Health Closes Al-Ameen Market In Burien Wednesday

King County Public Health Closes Al-Ameen Market In Burien Wednesday

Public Health – Seattle & King County announced Wednesday (Nov. 16) that the Al-Ameen Market, located at 630 153rd Street in Burien, was closed by a food inspector at 3 p.m. for the following... [Read more]