Food Safety 2 months ago
“so selling raw chicken is acceptable now? This is disgusting.”
“so selling raw chicken is acceptable now? This is disgusting.”
“I ate a bacon Swiss chicken sandwich We was washing clothes at the laundry mat and I got hungry so I bought a bacon Swiss chicken sandwich and of course ate it and now the next following day I have almost passed out while using the toilet from diarrhea I... get cold chills I’m rapped in 3 covers with a heater on me and I can’t hardly stand up and I have stomach pains only I got sick ”
“We all ate something different from here and the next day yes this morning and all day on the toilet and stomach pains ”
“I had a beef n cheddar with no bun for lunch on Sunday February 9th around 12:30. Later around 5 I started feeling weird. I got hot and dizzy. I was experiencing some tingling in my legs and mud cramps. I went to lay in bed. That night I vomited... 3 times and the next day I still couldn’t keep any food down, even water and saltine crackers. Also had a bad headache the next day ”
“A salad from there had works in it and I had eaten it before I noticed I was vomiting and had diarrhoea Just me I ordered via Deliveroo , I ate parts of the salad before noticing the small light brown worms laying dead or lettuce and cucumbers about 40... minutes after words I had pains and the urge to go to the bathroom and ended up vomiting and having diarrhoea the next morning ”
“vegetarian salad-lentils, avocado, pickled carrot, spinach. Lemony dressing. I bought the salad around 4 pm. I had not eaten lunch. The nausea started when I got into bed, around 11:30. It got progressively strong and I could not sleep. I decided not to vomit, but could have easily. I looked... up how to relieve nausea and found sutting up a fresh lemon and smelling it and sucking it did the trick. I did not have any fresh ginger, which is the preferred remedy. The smell relieve the nausea and I went to sleep. ”
“I think Chicken Ate at noon. First food of the day. About 3 or so hours later, on toilet for next 8 hours off and on. Threw up twice, chills, headache and slight fever. Still nauseous this morning. My friend who had same Entree is also sick. Going to Urgent... Care when open. ”
“Black grapes I ate an handful of grapes, started feeling nausea shortly after consuming, certainly within a couple of hours, if not sooner. I vomited within 3 hours. I ate the grapes again, not knowing it was the grapes that caused the nausea and vomiting. I ate a lunch sized... portion around 1pm. That was all I had for break and lunch. I began feeling nausea within the hour and vomiting occurred the first time at 4:07pm. It continued throughout the entire night. The last vomiting occurred at 1:38am, however, the nausea continued into the wee mornings. I couldn’t hold any fluids down, and I was vomiting continuously. Could not participate in any activity during this time. I experienced dizziness, headaches and lightheadedness. I had no control of the vomiting, I vomited on myself and in my shower when I was trying to rinse off. I tried ginger and lemon tea, that also came up. I am extremely dehydrated and weak and it has been 25 hours since I last had the grapes. ”
“Went for an early Valentine's dinner had what I thought was a lovely (EXPENSIVE $250) dinner and after several hours back home (not eating or drinking anything) was hit by nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Was sick all night. ”
“There is some confusion surrounding the current Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak that began in December 2019 and whether you can get it through food. Here is some information:
Feb 26 UPDATE: The Chinese CDC is investigating the possibility that the virus can be spread through fecal matter that could possibly... contaminate food and water. The Chinese CDC has found live viruses in stool samples of COVID-19 patients and can be a partial explanation for the rapid spread of the disease. The agency is recommending strengthening sanitation and hygiene measures.
What is Coronavirus?
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses found in both animals and humans. Past outbreaks include Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). The current novel(a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans) Coronavirus strain called 2019-nCoV is thought to originate in live food markets in Wuhan, China through animals and human contact.
How is it transmitted?
Coronaviruses strains are usually transmitted through the respiratory system, so it is typically thought of as a low risk of infection from contaminated food. Restaurants can be a site of transmission of coronavirus because of the large numbers of people congregating in close quarters and then coughing/sneezing could spread the disease just like in other places (transportation, schools, etc). But the food itself normally isn’t a likely vehicle.
The current Coronavirus strains 2019-nCoV has been found in stool samples of COVID-19 patients by the Chinese CDC which means that the current outbreak might be transmitted from multiple routes not just through the respiratory system as usual.
Signs of infection?
Common signs of infection include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. In more severe cases and those with weakened immune systems, an infection can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure, and even death.
World Health Organization (WHO) recommends standard measures to prevent infection spread include regular hand washing, covering mouth+nose when coughing/sneezing, and avoiding close contact with anyone showing symptoms of respiratory illness such as coughing and sneezing. Additional recommendations from the Chinese CDC include strengthening health publicity and education; maintaining environmental health and personal hygiene; drinking boiled water, avoiding raw food consumption, and implementing separate meal systems in epidemic areas; frequently washing hands and disinfecting of surfaces of objects in households, toilets, public places, and transportation vehicles; and disinfecting the excreta and environment of patients in medical facilities to prevent water and food contamination from patients’ stool samples.
For more info, please visit: who.int and weekly.chinacdc.cn ”
“A seasoned traveller, I took my dukoral before I left, didn't use any tap water was told the ice was purified and came from bags. Didn't eat any unpealed fruit.
It started on day 2 and was consistent. Every meal I would eat caused stomach cramping and several bouts of... dirreah. We are chairman circle members and only ate in restaurants and vip and higher bars. After a few days of this I was feeling run down but there was light at the end of the tunnel.
We had our final dinner at the Blue lagoon before going home. That night 7 of us were violently ill. Vomiting, diarreah, chills, aches, lethargy. Some felt fine after a matter of hours. My self and my family have had symptoms for the past 3 days. Since coming back to Canada the cramping and diarreah have subsided. I'm just working on eating a whole meal. My children continue to have diarreah and vomitting. If things don't improve today we will be visiting our doctor.
“Mushroom pizza To start I’m not for sure it was the pizza. Here’s my story: I ate 3 pieces of mushroom pizza on Saturday afternoon, on Sunday I felt ok, on Monday morning when everything changed, I when I woke up and opened my eyes my vision was totally distorted... and my head was swimming. My vision was like my eyes were rapidly moving back and forth. This went on for about 30 seconds. I was terrified. I thought this was a stroke or something worse. Once that stopped and I could see normal I took a deep breath, and tried to calm down. My head was still swimming, but not as bad. I had Monday off(president’s day 2020) and as soon as I could I went to the dr. Everything checked out fine, blood pressure, heart, ears, etc, plus I had blood work done. All normal. (At this point I did not even think about the this having anywhere to do with the pizza.) The dr did tell me if the eye movements happened again I should see my eye dr. My head continued to have that swimming feeling most of the day. Tuesday night every time I woke up the eye movements happened. At 11:00, 2:30, 4:00, 5:00, and 2 more times where I didn’t open my eyes, but I could feel it. Once that stopped I got up and the swimming feeling stayed with me off and on all day, but wasn’t as intense as Monday. By Tuesday afternoon I went to eye dr, and his summary was it was not my eyes at all, it was in my brain, and said to see a neurologist ASAP. On Tuesday night the swimming seemed to have considerably slowed down, and I was starting to feel normal again. Wednesday night I slept well, with no more eye movements, and I felt almost normal all day! I was so relieved, but I still was going to see a neurologist. I was feeling so good, that I ate 2 more pieces of the mushroom pizza, I froze the leftovers. On Thursday morning my symptoms started all over again! The morning eye movements, the swimming head, it all came back! That’s when I realized that both times I had eaten the pizza. And besides the pizza on Wednesday I had hardly eaten anything, my anxiety has been bad all week and I just wasn’t hungry. So besides the pizza, I had only eaten oatmeal, and some fruit, and crackers. So Friday I’m back to normal again! Two times I ate pizza, two incidents! I’m going to neurologist next Friday, and I’m hoping I have no more incidents, this is Saturday morning and I’m still feeling normal. Was it the Pizza?? Should I have it checked?? Can food do this to your brain, without any other typical food poisoning symptoms?? I want answers, this has been a scary week. BTW I am, and always have been a very healthy person. I’ve never been on any medication, no smoking, drinking, and I’m a 69 yr old female vegetarian. ”
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