Iwaspoisoned.com was founded in 2009 in response to the lack of any co-ordinated, consumer led, national food reporting system.
Food poisoning is a common, costly, and avoidable menace. Our goal is to reduce the number of foodborne illness outbreaks by making the system more transparent. We do that with the help of your reports.
Forwards reports to public health agencies
We monitor and review all reports
We detect and predict outbreaks
Help others around us
If you got food poisoning it's important to report it. You should drink fluids to prevent dehydration, and avoid solid foods until the vomiting has passed. If you experience severe belly pain, dehydration, high fever, bloody diarrhea, or prolonged or bloody vomiting, it is recommended to seek medical care.
1,872 packages of Pictsweet Farms 8-ounce Steam’ables Asparagus Spears were recalled by The Pictsweet Company out of caution after they were notified by the manufacturer that some of the product they shipped was under suspicion of being contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. If you have purchased this product, throw it away or return it to the place of purchase. Continue reading
*UPDATE* November 08th According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ongoing investigation, five people have been identified with the same strain of Salmonella as the strain identified in the Duncan Hines cake mix. So far, no hospitalizations or deaths have been reported. November 6th Duncan Hines Classic White and three other varieties (Classic Butter Golden, Signature Confetti and Classic Yellow) of cake mixes were recalled by Conagra Brands out of caution, as the CDC and FDA are investigating a positive finding of Salmonella in a retail sample of Duncan Hines Classic White cake mix. Continue reading
Public Health Agency of Canada is currently investigating a nationwide Salmonella outbreak where frozen raw breaded chicken products have been identified as the source of this outbreak. Up to Nov 2nd, there are 25 cases of confirmed illness in 9 provinces linked to this outbreak. Two persons have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported. Continue reading