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Recent Reports

Jan 17 2019 7:28pm

Paraiso Azteca, East 16th Street, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Report Type: Temporary Closure - related to food safety

DESCRIPTION

Date Of Closure: 2019-1-15 Reason For Closure: Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas. Caloric content not posted on menus, menu boards or food tags, in a food service establishment that is 1 of 15 or more outlets operating the same type of business nationally under common ownership or control, or as a franchise or doing business under the same name, for each menu item that is served in portions, the size and content of which are standardized. Tobacco use, eating, or drinking from open container in food preparation, food storage or dishwashing area observed. Non-food contact surface improperly constructed. Unacceptable material used. Non-food contact surface or equipment improperly maintained and/or not properly sealed, raised, spaced or movable to allow accessibility for cleaning on all sides, above and underneath the unit. Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist. Cold food item held above 41 ºF (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation. Source: New York City Environmental Health Dept. Read More

Jan 17 2019 7:22pm

McDonald's, Cooper Avenue, Glendale, NY, USA

Symptoms: Diarrhea Fever Nausea Vomiting

Report Type: Food Poisoning

DESCRIPTION

Bought a macchiato Tuesday night and developed nausea vomiting and diarrhea for about 2 days horrible experience never want McDonalds again Read More

Jan 17 2019 6:51pm

San Pietro, East 54th Street, Manhattan, New York, NY, USA

Report Type: Temporary Closure - related to food safety

DESCRIPTION

Date Of Closure: 2019-1-15 Reason For Closure: Non-food contact surface improperly constructed. Unacceptable material used. Non-food contact surface or equipment improperly maintained and/or not properly sealed, raised, spaced or movable to allow accessibility for cleaning on all sides, above and underneath the unit. Plumbing not properly installed or maintained; anti-siphonage or backflow prevention device not provided where required; equipment or floor not properly drained; sewage disposal system in disrepair or not functioning properly. Source: New York City Environmental Health Dept. Read More

Jan 17 2019 6:48pm

Hog Island Oyster Co., San Francisco, CA, USA

Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting

Report Type: Food Poisoning

DESCRIPTION

My friend and I dined on January 2nd at the hog island store in the ferry building. We had 2 dozen mixed oysters. I thought one was off, but the waitress had said that they were known for a bit of a different flavor. It took about 36 hours before it hi, but I had horrible diarrhea and intense vomiting. The symptoms lasted for about 12 hours until I was finally able to keep water down. I checked in with my friend who also had the same results from eating the oysters. Read More

Jan 17 2019 6:28pm

Sherdor, Avenue U, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Report Type: Temporary Closure - related to food safety

DESCRIPTION

Date Of Closure: 2019-1-15 Reason For Closure: Pesticide use not in accordance with label or applicable laws. Prohibited chemical used/stored. Open bait station used. Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas. Filth flies or food/refuse/sewage-associated (FRSA) flies present in facility's food and/or non-food areas. Filth flies include house flies, little house flies, blow flies, bottle flies and flesh flies. Food/refuse/sewage-associated flies include fruit flies, drain flies and Phorid flies. Non-food contact surface improperly constructed. Unacceptable material used. Non-food contact surface or equipment improperly maintained and/or not properly sealed, raised, spaced or movable to allow accessibility for cleaning on all sides, above and underneath the unit. Source: New York City Environmental Health Dept. Read More

Jan 17 2019 6:13pm

Burger King, Memorial Boulevard, Springfield, TN, USA

Symptoms: Diarrhea Fever Nausea Vomiting

Report Type: Food Poisoning

DESCRIPTION

Husband and I got two whopper combos for dinner. I wake up from bed at 3 am throwing up and continued throwing up every half hour till 11am. Call my husband home from work and then he precedes to start throwing up. Two days of misery and taking care of two infants! Read More

Jan 17 2019 5:51pm

Vaccaros Pizza, Little Neck Parkway, Queens, NY, USA

Report Type: Temporary Closure - related to food safety

DESCRIPTION

Date Of Closure: 2019-1-15 Reason For Closure: Hot food item not held at or above 140 ºF. Single service item reused, improperly stored, dispensed; not used when required. Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred. Source: New York City Environmental Health Dept. Read More

Jan 17 2019 5:28pm

Taqueria El Guero, 14008 Purdy Dr NW, Gig Harbor, WA, USA

Report Type: Temporary Closure - related to food safety

DESCRIPTION

Date of Closure: 1/17/2019 Reason for Closure: Mobile unit is not using approved commissary as required. Source: Tacoma-Pierce County Health Dept. Read More

Jan 17 2019 5:11pm

Tomales Bay Oyster Company, California 1, Marshall, CA, USA

Symptoms: Fever Nausea Vomiting

Report Type: Food Poisoning

DESCRIPTION

My husband became sick after eating oysters on New Years Eve. The oysters were purchased that day from Hog Island. My daughter and myself did not eat the oysters but for the virus from my husband one day after he first had symptoms. Read More

Jan 17 2019 5:10pm

Subway Restaurants, Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI, USA

Symptoms: Nausea Vomiting

Report Type: Food Poisoning

DESCRIPTION

After I ate the new garlic bread I started to get really sick and missed work Read More

Our Mission


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.

Why Report Food Poisioning?


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What To Do If You Have Food Poisioning


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.

News & Blog


FDA to restart inspections of high-risk foods

Despite the government shutdown, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will resume inspections of high-risk foods -- such as some produce and cheese -- as early as today, January 15.   Food inspections by the agency are exclusively funded by taxpayer money and such work was halted as a result of the closure, which began on December 22.   Read more...


2019-01-15 Read More

U.S. FDA warns consumers of Salmonella presence in dog food

If you have  A+ Answers Straight Beef Formula for Dogs from Lot 2018 20/08 20, federal health officials are telling you to throw it away in a secure container where other animals, including wildlife, cannot access it. The company that owns the brand has recalled the affected lot in Nebraska, but has not implemented a nationwide recall. Pet foods contaminated with pathogens such as Salmonella are of particular public health importance because they can affect both human and animal health. Pets can get sick from Salmonella, and may also be carriers of the bacteria and pass it onto their human companions without appearing to be ill, according to FDA. Read more...


2019-01-14 Read More

Food poisoning linked to romaine in U.S. ends

Two clusters of people who ate romaine lettuce at restaurants and got food poisoning played a critical role in the U.S. federal government identifying a large outbreak of E. coli infections that now appears to be over. An investigation published on January 9 by the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicated that romaine lettuce from the Central Coastal growing regions of northern and central California was the likely source of the outbreak, and that ill people reported eating different types of romaine lettuce in several restaurants and at home. The public health alert was first announced a few days before Thanksgiving with a warning for consumers to stay away from all romaine lettuce while a probe was conducted to search for the source of the bacteria. Read more...


2019-01-10 Read More