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Sep 20 1:04pm

Jack in the Box, West Olive Avenue, Fresno, CA, USA

Symptoms: Nausea Vomiting

DESCRIPTION

I order food from Jack early morning. I got a spicy Chicken with tacos. I ate the entire taco and the Chicken Sandwich I ate it up to the half way mark. It was at this point I realize it tasted bad and decided to just dispose of it. Thereafter, I started feeling nauseas and eventually vomited. I been vomiting all morning and have not been able to sleep since I am vomiting non stop. I am just vomitingvthe liquids I been drinking to stay hydrated now. Sour taste with bad smell of the vomit. Read More

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> 2-102.14(N) OBSERVED NO EMPLOYEE HEALTH POLICY AVAILABLE. INSTRUCTED MANAGER TO PROVIDE EMPLOYEE HEALTH POLICY. PRIORITY FOUNDATION VIOLATION 7-38-012(A) > 2-501.11 OBSERVED NO CLEAN UP POLICY FOR VOMITING OR DIARRHEAL EVENTS. INSTRUCTED MANAGER TO PROVIDE CLEAN UP POLICY. PRIORITY FOUNDATION VIOLATION 7-38-005 > 4-301.12(B) OBSERVED NO METAL STEM THERMOMETERS AVAILABLE. INSTRUCTED MANAGER TO PROVIDE FOR INTERNAL TEMPERATURES. PRIORITY FOUNDATION 7-38-005 > 6-501.111 OBSERVED OVER 100 MICE DROPPINGS ON SHELVES UNDER HOT HOLDING UNIT AND COUNTER IN SERVING AREA, 30 MICE DROPPINGS SCATTERED ON FLOOR IN OFFICE NEAR DISH WASHING AREA, 10 RAT DROPPINGS ON FLOOR NEAR LARGE 3-COMPARTMENT SINK IN DISH WASHING AREA, OVER 20 FLYING INSECTS IN OFFICE AND MIDDLE PREP AREA, LIVE ROACH CRAWLING ON DOOR OF UTILITY CLOSET. INSTRUCTED MANAGER TO CALL AN EXTERMINATOR FOR SERVICE, CLEAN AND SANITIZE ALL AREAS. PRIORITY VIOLATION 7-38-020(A) > 4-302.14 OBSERVED NO CHEMICAL TEST KIT AVAILABLE. INSTRUCTED MANAGER TO PROVIDE TEST KIT FOR PROPER SANITIZER CONCENTRATION IN 3-COMPARTMENT SINK. PRIORITY FOUNDATION VIOLATION 7-38-005 > 4-301.13 OBSERVED NO ATTACHED METAL DRAINBOARD ON 3-COMPARTMENT SINK IN KITCHEN. INSTRUCTED MANAGER TO PROVIDE DRAINBOARD FOR UTENSIL HOLDING BEFORE CLEANING AND AFTER SANITIZING. > 4-601.11(B)(C) OBSERVED GREASE DEPOSITS AND RESIDUE ON COOKING EQUIPMENT, FRYERS, HOLDING UNITS, SHELVING UNITS IN PREP AREA. INSTRUCTED MANAGER TO CLEAN AND SANITIZE ALL FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES AND EQUIPMENT. > 5-103.11 OBSERVED NO HOT RUNNING WATER AT EXPOSED SINKS IN SERVING AND DISH WASHING AREAS AND REAR 3-COMPARTMENT SINK IN DISH WASHING AREA. INSTRUCTED MANAGER TO PROVIDE HOT WATER AT ALL SINKS. PRIORITY VIOLATION 7-38-030(C) > 5-205.15 OBSERVED FAUCET LEAKING AT LARGE 3-COMPARTMENT SINK IN DISH WASHING AREA. INSTRUCTED MANAGER TO REPAIR LEAKING FAUCET. > 6-201.11 OBSERVED RAW WOOD SURFACES ON WALLS IN EMPLOYEE WASHROOM. INSTRUCTED MANAGER TO MAKE WALLS SMOOTH AND EASILY CLEANABLE. > 6-501.114 OBSERVED SEVERAL POTS, PANS, SHELVING UNITS, COOKING EQUIPMENT STORED OUTSIDE IN REAR. INSTRUCTED MANAGER TO REMOVE ALL UNUSED ARTICLES AND EQUIPMENT TO PREVENT PEST HARBORAGE. > 6-501.12(A) FLOORS NEED CLEANING ALONG WALLS AND IN ALL CORNERS IN PREP, STORAGE, DISH WASHING AND UTILITY AREAS. > 6-202.11(A) OBSERVED DAMAGED LIGHT SHIELDS IN KITCHEN. INSTRUCTED MANAGER TO REPLACE ALL DAMAGED LIGHT SHIELDS IN PREP AREA. > PA 100-0367 OBSERVED NO ALLERGEN TRAINING AVAILABLE. ALL CERTIFIED MANAGERS MUST PROVIDE ALLERGEN TRAINING. Source: Chicago Health Dept Read More

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> 2-201.11 OBSERVED NO CLEAN-UP POLICY PROCEDURE FOR VOMITING AND DIARRHEAL.MUST PROVIDE AND MAINTAIN.(PRIORITY FOUNDATION) > 3-501.17 OBSERVED TCS FOODS IN COOLERS AND FREEZERS THAT ARE MADE AND HELD FOR MORE THAN 24 HOURS NOT DATE MARKED.MUST PROVIDE AND MAINTAIN.(PRIORITY FOUNDATION > 3-305.13 MUST LABEL FOOD STORAGE CONTAINERS WHEN FOOD IS NOT IN ORIGINAL PACKAGE. > 4-601.11 MUST CLEAN EXCESSIVE GREASE AND FOOD DEBRIS FROM CAN OPENER,SHELVING UNITS,PREP TABLES > 4-602.13 MUST CLEAN GREASE AND FOOD DEBRIS BUILD UP ON WOK STATION & FAUCET HANDLES,PREP COOLERS AND FREEZER,PIPES OF EQUIPMENT AND ALONG WALLS,GREASE TRAP AT 3- COMP SINK,FRYER CABINETS,INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR OF STOVE,MICROWAVE > 6-201.11 MUST CLEAN EXCESSIVE GREASE AND FOOD DEBRIS BUILD UP FROM FLOOR UNDER,AROUND AND ALONG WALL BASES THROUGHOUT AND WALLS THROUGHOUT. > 6-201.13 MUST REPAIR OR REPLACE MISSING AND DAMAGED FLOOR TILES IN PREP/DISH WASHING AREA MUST SEAL ALL GAPS AROUND WALLS,PIPES AND WIRES.MUST REMOVE MOLDED CAULKING AROUND WOK STATION. > PA 100-0367 MUST PROVIDE A FOOD ALLERGEN CERTIFICATION AND MAINTAIN. > PREVIOUS PRIORITY VIOLATION STILL NOT CORRECTED Source: Chicago Health Dept Read More

Sep 20 12:49pm

Tim Hortons, Fort William Road, Thunder Bay, ON, Canada

Symptoms: Nausea Vomiting

DESCRIPTION

Breakfast Egg Sausage on Biscuit made me terribly sick. Vomited within a couple hours after eating it. Had the worst after taste which didn’t taste like anything I ate, so it makes me think there was something wrong with the sandwich. Not to mention my partner had gotten just as sick a few weeks back ordering a breakfast Wrap from the same location. Read More

DESCRIPTION

3. MANAGEMENT, FOOD EMPLOYEE AND CONDITIONAL EMPLOYEE; KNOWLEDGE, RESPONSIBILITIES AND REPORTING - Comments: NO EMPLOYEE HEALTH POLICY AVAILABLE ON-SITE DURING THE INSPECTION FOR THE INSPECTOR TO REVIEW, INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE A FORM 1B OR SIMILAR DOCUMENTS USED TO DEMONSTRATE COMPLIANCE. PRIORITY FOUNDATION 7-38-012(A) NO CITATION ISSUED. | 10. ADEQUATE HANDWASHING SINKS PROPERLY SUPPLIED AND ACCESSIBLE - Comments: OBSERVED NO HAND SINK IN OR NEAR THE PANCAKE BATTER PREP ROOM, INSTRUCTED TO INSTALL SINK WITH HOT & COLD WATER, SOAP AND PAPER TOWELS. INSTRUCTED TO MAINTAIN. 5.203.11(A) PRIORITY FOUNDATION, NO CITATION ISSUED. Source: Chicago Health Dept Read More

DESCRIPTION

> 2-102.12 NOTED NO CERTIFIED FOOD MANAGER ON SITE WHEN TCS FOODS ARE PREPARED AND SERVED.INSTRUCTED TO HAVE A CERTIFIED FOOD MANAGER ON DUTY AT ALL TIMES. PRIORITY FOUNDATION 7-38-012 > 2-102.14(N) NOTED NO EMPLOYEE HEALTH POLICY ON SITE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION FOLLOWING THE NEW CODE AND GUIDELINES. INSTRUCTED TO HAVE ONE. > 2-501.11 MANAGEMENT UNABLE TO PROVIDE PROCEDURE FOR CLEANING UP VOMITING AND DIARRHEA. INSTRUCTED TO HAVE TO HAVE A PROCEDURE IN PLACE INCLUDING THE CHEMICALS NEEDED. PRIORITY FOUNDATION > 6-301.12(A) NOTED NO PAPER TOWELS INSIDE THE BATHROOMS FOR EMPLOYEES AND CUSTOMERS. INSTRUCTED TO HAVE SOAP AND PAPER TOWELS ON SITE AT ALL TIMES. MANAGER IMMEDIATELY HAD EMPLOYEES PUT PAPER TOWELS AT THE BATHROOMS. PRIORITY FOUNDATION 7-38-030(C) > 4-703.11(c2) NOTED EMPLOYEE WASHING DISHES AT THE 3 COMPARTMENT SINK WITHOUT SETTING IT UP TO WASH RINSE AND SANITIZE AS REQUIRED BY THE CODE. NO SANITIZER WAS USED TO SET UP THE SINK. INSTRUCTED MANAGEMENT TO ALWAYS SET UP THE SINK WHEN WASHING EQUIPMENT. MANAGER IMMEDIATELY HAD EMPLOYEE SET UP THE 3 COMPARTMENT SINK TO WASH RINSE AND SANITIZE USING THE CHLORINE. PRIORITY VIOLATION 7-38-025 > 3-302.12 NOTED ASSORTED FOOD ITEMS INSIDE REFRIGERATION UNITS NOT PROPERLY LABELED. INSTRUCTED TO PROPERLY LABEL ALL FOOD ITEMS WITH PRODUCT NAME AND/OR PREPARED BY DATE INCLUDING BULK FOOD CONTAINERS > 6-501.111 NOTED OVER 50 MICE DROPPINGS ON FLOOR ALONG WALL BASE AT THE KITCHEN PREP AND BASEMENT DRY FOOD STORAGE. ALSO NOTED OVER 10 FLYING INSECTS ON PREMISE BY 3 COMPARTMENT SINK. INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN AND SANITIZE AFFECTED AREAS. RECOMMENDED TO CONSULT WITH PEST CONTROL COMPANY. PRIORITY FOUNDATION VIOLATION 7-38-020(A) > 4-102.11(A) NOTED ASSORTED FOOD ITEMS STORED IN GROCERY BAGS INSIDE REFRIGERATION UNITS AND FREEZERS. INSTRUCTED TO REMOVE AND STORE FOOD ITEMS INSIDE APPROVED FOOD GRADE CONTAINERS. > 4-202.11 INSTRUCTED TO DETAIL CLEAN ALL COOKING EQUIPMENT, SHELVES AND INSIDE REFRIGERATION UNITS WITH FOOD SPILLS, DIRT AND FOOD PARTICLES....ALSO NOTED HEAVY ICE BUILD UP INSIDE ALL CHEST FREEZERS AT THE BASEMENT FOOD/DRY STORAGE AREA.INSTRUCTED TO DETAIL CLEAN, DEFROST AND MAINTAIN. > 4-501.12 NOTED DIRTY CUTTING BOARD WITH DEEP CUTS. INSTRUCTED TO DETAIL CLEAN, SMOOTHEN THE SURFACE AND MAINTAIN AND/OR REPLACE > 5-205.15(B) NOTED LEAKING FAUCET AT THE 3 COMPARTMENT SINK. INSTRUCTED TO REPAIR AND MAINTAIN. > 6-501.114 NOTED HEAVY CLUTTER THROUGHOUT ESTABLISHMENT. INSTRUCTED TO DETAIL CLEAN, ORGANIZE AND/OR REMOVE ALL UNNECESSARY ARTICLES TO PREVENT HIDING PLACES FOR PEST > 6-201.11 NOTED THE FOLLOWING:- -NOTED MULTIPLE HOLES AND OPENINGS ALONG PIPING AND CEILING THROUGHOUT ESTABLISHMENT.INSTRUCTED TO SEAL ALL HOLES AND OPENINGS TO PREVENT HIDING PLACES FOR PEST. > 6-501.14 NOTED NO WORKING VENTILATION INSIDE THE MEN'S TOILET ON PREMISE. INSTRUCTED TO REPAIR AND HAVE A WORKING VENTILATION INSIDE ALL TOILETS. > PA-100-0367 NOTED CERTIFIED FOOD MANAGER ON SITE WITH NO ALLERGEN TRAINING. INSTRUCTED MANAGEMENT THAT ALL CERTIFIED FOOD MANAGER ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE THE ALLERGEN TRAINING. Source: Chicago Health Dept Read More

Sep 20 12:30pm

Fan's Restaurant, 451 Windmill Rd, Dartmouth, NS, Canada

Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting

DESCRIPTION

Shredded schezwan duck, take out. Sept 19 2018. Dish consumed within 15 minutes of pickup. Read More

DESCRIPTION

Cheeseburger, Read More

Sep 20 11:45am

KFC, 1116 Parade St, Erie, PA 16503, USA

Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting

DESCRIPTION

Either chicken or gravy, 2 people got sick with from either the Chicken or gravy 1 out of the 2 vomited from it we got sick not even 2 hours after we ate this happened last time we bought the same stuff we got which was a family deal with Chicken potatoes and gravy and biscuits Read More

Sep 20 11:37am

Del Taco, 24941 Elder Ave, Moreno Valley, CA 92557, USA

Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea

DESCRIPTION

Bean and cheese burrito, I was perfectly fine when I ate the Burrito around 12:30 this afternoon but when I went to bed around 9 my stomach started hurting really bad and I have not stopped having to go to the bathroom since. Really bad diaherra and nausea Read More



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