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
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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.
Cargill Meat Solutions announced a recall of ground beef products (approx 132,606 pounds) due to possible E.Coli contamination. This recall is made after 18 E.Coli ilnesses were confirmed and ground beef products identified as the source of these illnesses acording to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) investigation. Did you purchase this product? Don't eat it and return it to the store where purchased for an exchange or full refund. Read more
CTI Foods LLC recalled over 6,720 pounds of ready to eat Philly Beef Steak products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. These items were shipped to a food service warehouse in Hamilton, Ohio and further distributed to several food service locations, according to the recall notice on U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) website. No illnesses have been linked to this case as of Sept. 13th. Anyone with concerns about the illness or anyone who has developed symptoms should contact a healthcare provider and inform them about possible exposure to the bacteria. Read more
*UPDATE* September 11th. 14 illnesses have been reported and linked to the consumption of Cage Free Large Eggs 2 people required hospitalization. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) adivses to consumers not to eat recalled shell eggs produced by Gravel Ridge Farms. September 10th. Gravel Ridge Farms announced a voluntary recall of Cage Free Large Eggs in the AL, GA, and TN. This recall is a cautionary measure after some reported Salmonella illnesses were confirmed at locations using these Eggs. Did you purchase this product? Don't eat it and return it to the store where purchased for an exchange or full refund. Read more