In-N-Out Burger unit reopens after foodborne-illness reports

May 12, 2017

An In-N-Out Burger in Livermore, Calif., reopened on Friday after a temporary closure, following reports that some guests had fallen ill after visiting last week.

Alameda County health officials reportedly suspected norovirus in the incident, which included members of a college softball team who ate at the restaurant on May 6, and suffered severe gastroenteritis. The unit closed voluntarily on May 9, in accordance with safety protocols.

Denny Warnick, In-N-Out Burger’s vice president of operations, said in a statement that the restaurant has been cleaned and disinfected, and staff members have been screened.

“We are confident that our customers are safe