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The sweet tea tasted a little off and was cloudy. I just had tea and my grandson had a meal . Within 8 hours we are both experiencing vomiting, nausea , weakness and diarrhea. We both had the sweet tea. | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Weakness See Less
3 of us all got the tortilla chicken soup for dinner from El Pollo Loco off of Temecula Parkway. All of us had diarrhea, stomach pains and headaches several hours later. It was horrible.
This was the only food that we all ate that night. 11/14/23 | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Headache, Stomach Pain See Less
Gaws Gourmet Foods of Marysville, MI, is recalling three varieties of 8” deli subs, and two varieties of breakfast bagel sandwiches because they may contain undeclared sesame. The recalled subs and sandwiches were distributed and also sold by retail stores and bars in southeast Michigan. There has... See More been no illness reported to date with a connection to this problem.
People who have an allergy or sensitivity to sesame run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The products are in a clear plastic wrap and marked with expiration dates of 11-28 thru 12-15 marked on the back of the packaging.
- Affected products:
Gaw’s Deluxe Italian sub 12oz UPC:1725600910, Gaw’s Classic Italian sub 8oz UPC:1725600920, Gaw’s XL Ham & Cheese sub 8oz UPC: 1725600925 Gaw’s Ham & Cheddar Bagel 6oz UPC:1725600500, Gaw’s Salami & Cheese Bagel 6oz UPC:1725600501
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the sesame-containing products were distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of sesame.
Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a breakdown in the company's labeling process.
Production of the product has been suspended until FDA and the company are certain that the problem has been corrected. Consumers who have purchased these items are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
In case you experience harm from allergens or undeclared ingredients, it is important to report it. It can help to detect & resolve issues and prevent others from being harmed, and it enables better surveillance. If symptoms persist, seek medical care.
Company name: Gaws Gourmet Foods
Brand name: Gaws
Product recalled: Deli sub and breakfast bagel sandwiches
Reason of the recall: Undeclared sesame
FDA Recall date: November 30, 2023
I ate a cheese burger and after 25 minutes there was pain in my stomach, I didn't eat anything else, and when I got home, the pain intensified, nausea, vomiting and my blood pressure dropped. | Symptoms: Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach Pain See Less
Ordered a strawberry lemonade açaí started feeling nauseous 30 minutes after and now I’ve been having constant diarrhea then my daughter drunk some of the lemonade and she also became ill. | Symptoms: Diarrhea, Nausea See Less
On 12-1-2023 I went into Taco Bell ordered the same thing from two days before which was the value meal taco and five layer burrito and I think a Chalupa for 5$ I only ate Chalupa and taco Mountain Dew Baja blast I eat the food I... See More left and put five layer burrito in my pocket for the movie was going to see. In about 20 minutes into the movie I automatically started vomiting everywhere And my face was burning and felt like I was going to pass out, Thank God I was the only one in the theater I Knew something was wrong and tried to head home was so sick and about to pass out. Had to call ambulance and was taken to hospital and they said I have food poisoning. I have been eating at this Taco Bell since 1992 Which equals 31 years And never had this happen, but it did and it was absolutely horrible. | Symptoms: Nausea, Vomiting See Less
Suspected food poisoning. Symptoms: Diarrhea, Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach Pain, Cramps, Headache, other: Other
Suspected source: The roach that was in my mouth from the qt coffee
Onset: Less than 4 hours
Duration: Several Weeks
Additional information: I need an attorney. I had to go hospital several times... See More and was given medication and am now treating for depression and post traumatic stress disorder and anxiety | Symptoms: Diarrhea, Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach Pain, Cramps, Headache See Less
Grafschafter Bio Krusti 4 grains to bake. Freshly opened and baked. Both people have stomach cramps, gastrointestinal tract and diarrhea for over 4 days. Suspicion: food poisoning.
We keep the remaining 2 rolls airtight, after 4 days we saw that they were completely white moldy. Otherwise, the... See More rolls will look great 2-3 weeks after opening without any problems. So it must have been them!
Lidl has already been contacted. | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting See Less
Bought a brand new jug of fairlife whole milk two days ago. Expiration date on the cap is 2/24/24. I gave some to my daughter who began throwing up 30 minute’s after consumption. I went back and inspected the milk and it smells horrible. There is something wrong with this milk. | Symptoms: Nausea, Vomiting See Less
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Food poisoning can begin immediately, especially if it is caused by a chemical contaminant. However, food poisoning is most commonly caused by organisms such as Norovirus or Salmonella. Onset from this type of food poisoning can range from as little as 1 hour (Staphylococcus aureus) to as long as 28 days (Hepatitis A).
Staying hydrated is most important. It is recommended to see a doctor if you have a high fever (temperature over 101.5 F), blood in your stool, prolonged vomiting, or dehydration. Signs of dehydration, including a decrease in urination, a dry mouth and throat, and feeling dizzy when standing up, or diarrheal illness that lasts more than 3 days.
Most often, food poisoning is mild and resolves without treatment within a few days. But in some cases it can last longer and may require hospitalization and medical treatment.
Food poisoning symptoms may range from mild to severe and can differ significantly depending of the contaminant . The most common symptoms of food poisoning are:
Food poisoning should be reported. It can help to detect outbreaks early and prevent others from being harmed. It also enables better surveillance of establishments that have repeat problems.