Foodborne illness

Request to:
Department of Health
Law used:
State of Hawaii UIPA
Status of this request:
Request Successful
Summary of Request
The number of foodborne illness cases confirmed to be caused by for-sale "homemade food products" as defined by HAR § 11-50-2. Data since 2010 would be preferable, but data years 2015-2022 would be most helpful.

Messages in this request

From << Name Not Public >>
Subject Records Request for Department of Health: Foodborne illness [#1018]
Date Oct. 20, 2023, 8:53 a.m.
To Department of Health
Status Awaiting response
Attachments

Aloha, Pursuant to the public records law, I would like to request the following records in electronic format sent to my email address.
The number of foodborne illness cases confirmed to be caused by for-sale "homemade food products" as defined by HAR § 11-50-2. Data since 2010 would be preferable, but data years 2015-2022 would be most helpful.
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  1. 7 months agoOct. 20, 2023, 8:53 a.m.: << Name Not Public >> sent a message to Department of Health.
From Miyasaki, Erin Villanueva – Department of Health
Subject RE: [EXTERNAL] Records Request for Department of Health: Foodborne illness [#1018]
Date Oct. 20, 2023, 11:35 a.m.
Status Request resolved

Hi << Name removed >> , Thank you for your message. To date, our office has not received a foodborne illness case from a Homemade Food Product/Operation. Thank you again for contacting our office and your interest in public health. Aloha, erin ___________________________________________ Erin Miyasaki Program Standards Office Supervisor Department of Health, Food Safety Branch
-----Original Message----- From: << Name removed >> << Name removed >> <<name and email address> > Sent: Friday, October 20, 2023 8:54 AM To: DOH webmaster < <name and email address> > Subject: [EXTERNAL] Records Request for Department of Health: Foodborne illness [#1018] Aloha, Pursuant to the public records law, I would like to request the following records in electronic format sent to my email address. The number of foodborne illness cases confirmed to be caused by for-sale "homemade food products" as defined by HAR § 11-50-2. Data since 2010 would be preferable, but data years 2015-2022 would be most helpful. IF SEEKING PUBLIC INTEREST WAIVER, PROVIDE PUBLIC INTEREST STATEMENT BELOW THIS LINE The << Name removed >> is a nonprofit research and education group. This information is not readily available online and would be used to further our mission of educating the general public and state lawmakers. Mahalo, << Name removed >> << Name removed >> << Name removed >>
  1. 7 months agoOct. 20, 2023, 11:35 a.m.: Received an email from Department of Health.
From << Name Not Public >>
Subject RE: [EXTERNAL] Records Request for Department of Health: Foodborne illness [#1018]
Date Oct. 23, 2023, 12:01 p.m.
To Department of Health

Hi Erin, Thanks for the reply! Does DOH know how many HAR 11-50-20(c) food safety certifications have been granted specifically to homemade food vendors? I totally understand if that data isn't broken out by vendor category. ... Sincerely << Name removed >> << Name removed >>
  1. 7 months agoOct. 23, 2023, 12:01 p.m.: << Name Not Public >> sent a message to Department of Health.
  2. 7 months agoOct. 23, 2023, 12:02 p.m.: << Name Not Public >> set status to 'Request Successful'.
From Miyasaki, Erin Villanueva – Department of Health
Subject RE: [EXTERNAL] Records Request for Department of Health: Foodborne illness [#1018]
Date Oct. 23, 2023, 12:21 p.m.
Status Request resolved

Hi << Name removed >> , As you have guessed, we don’t have that data. Sorry. erin ___________________________________________ Erin Miyasaki Program Standards Office Supervisor Department of Health, Food Safety Branch
-----Original Message----- From: << Name removed >> << Name removed >> <<name and email address> > Sent: Monday, October 23, 2023 12:02 PM To: Miyasaki, Erin Villanueva < <name and email address> > Subject: RE: [EXTERNAL] Records Request for Department of Health: Foodborne illness [#1018] Hi Erin, Thanks for the reply! Does DOH know how many HAR 11-50-20(c) food safety certifications have been granted specifically to homemade food vendors? I totally understand if that data isn't broken out by vendor category. ... Sincerely << Name removed >> << Name removed >>
  1. 7 months agoOct. 23, 2023, 12:21 p.m.: Received an email from Department of Health.
From << Name Not Public >>
Subject RE: [EXTERNAL] Records Request for Department of Health: Foodborne illness [#1018]
Date Oct. 23, 2023, 12:33 p.m.
To Department of Health

Not a problem! Thanks again.
  1. 7 months agoOct. 23, 2023, 12:33 p.m.: << Name Not Public >> sent a message to Department of Health.
  2. 6 months, 4 weeks agoOct. 25, 2023, 8:37 a.m.: << Name Not Public >> set status to 'Request Successful'.
  3. 6 months, 4 weeks agoOct. 25, 2023, 8:37 a.m.: << Name Not Public >> made the request 'Foodborne illness' public.