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Product: Beef

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Taco Bell, Encinitas Boulevard, Encinitas, CA, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Cramps Bloating Gas
“He had beef, hard shell tacos, I had a salad with chicken. We started feeling ill the following morning. My husband started with severe abdominal cramps and diarrhea. I also felt ill, bloated, gassy, and constipated. Finally yesterday I started with severe cramping and diarrhea.  ”
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Del Taco, Frederick Street, Moreno Valley, CA, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Other Cramps Bloating
“My friends and I got 2 fiesta packs, one with beef soft tacos and one with chicken soft tacos, both with red burritos, and I ate 3 beef soft tacos and 1 red burrito. About 4-5 hours later I started feeling bloated and my lower belly was cramping, so I... See More went to the bathroom and then had diarrhea, and have been having bouts of it for about 6 hours now. 2 weeks ago we ate at another their location and later that night the same thing happened, but i thought it was from swimming, but today we didn't go swimming we just ate and hung out. It seems to be the food.
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Arby's, Madison Avenue, Murrieta, CA, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting Dizziness Sweating
“Ordered turkey roast beef sandwhich. Only thing I ate that entire day per diet. Four hours later I started feeling off and the diarrhea started every couple hours. Next morning I was dizzy - I got up and then an hour later I threw up. I threw up 4 times... See More that day - just bile but body was heaving and in bed all day cold sweats. It was awful 24 hours. 2nd day energy was at 50%... 3rd day at 80%. I think the turkey was old as it did have a texture that did not feel right, but I figured it was there.
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Del Taco, Greenback Lane, Citrus Heights, CA, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Other
“Ate 1 del beef deluxe burrito. Symptoms started 3 hours later. I did not eat anything else today.  ”
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Taco Max, 4009 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL, USA

Type: Report
“Report date: May 12, 2020
15. Food separated and protected
- comments: observed raw animal origin eggs being stored in the upper compartment of the two door prep cooler directly next to ready to eat guacamole, lettuce, shredded cheese, fresh tomatoes. Also raw eggs inside the tall reach-in cooler on... See More shelving over prepared foods and a large container of shredded cheese in a cooler on top of plastic packed raw meat. Instructed to properly store all raw and prepared ready to eat foods protected. All foods removed/rearranged. Priority violation 7-38-005. No citation issued.

23. Proper date marking and disposition
- comments: observed prepared tcs ready to foods held longer than 24 hours inside various coolers such as cooked beef, cooked pork with no date labeling and some prepared foods dated with a preparation date only. Instructed all prepared tcs ready to foods held longer than 24 hours must be date labeled with an expiration date no longer than 7 days. Foods discarded. Priority foundation violation 7-38-005. No citation issued.

28. Toxic substances properly identified, stored, & used
- comments: observed several containers of toxic cleaning items not in their original containers and not labeled in the working containers. Instructed to properly label all toxic cleaning items. Priority foundation violation 7-38-015. No citation issued.

37. Food properly labeled; original container
- comments: all bulk food and spice containers must be properly labeled with the product common name.

39. Contamination prevented during food preparation, storage & display
- comments: observed basement box freezer being stored directly under waste water pipe lines and dry foods ie: bulk rice. Must remove box freezers and bulk rice or provide a protective ceiling above freezers.

39. Contamination prevented during food preparation, storage & display
- comments: observed an employee preparing/filling to go containers with sauces in the unused dining room where customers have access to pick-up togo orders. Instructed all foods must be prepared in the designated food preparation areas. Priority foundation violation 7-38-005. No citation issued.

40. Personal cleanliness
- comments: all food handlers must wear effective hair restraints.

43. In-use utensils: properly stored
- comments: broken plastic ice scoop at ice machine repaired with tape. Must replace ice scoop.

47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
- comments: broken/missing cooler door handles, repaired with tape. Must replace broken handles and remove tape.

49. Non-food/food contact surfaces clean
- comments: must not use tin foil as liner for equipment. All cooks line equipment, legs and wheels of equipment with excessive grease. ----interior door rubber gaskets with encrusted food debris in the rear prep meat cooler. Must clean and maintain all.

49. Non-food/food contact surfaces clean
- comments: raw wooden shelving at the front bar must be painted/sealed.

54. Garbage & refuse properly disposed; facilities maintained
- comments: must remove all unnecessary stored articles throughout the rear patio to prevent rodent harboring.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: all unnecessary articles stored throughout the rear basement must be removed from the premises and all other items stored organized and elevated.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: must not use cloth mats throughout the food preparation area. Mats must be easily cleanable.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: cracked, damaged and missing floor tiles throughout the bar and kitchen areas, under coolers. Must replace/repair floors to be smooth and cleanable.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: floors, baseboards and floor coving throughout entire establishment, front bar and throughout the rear prep and dish areas. Floor of outdoor walk-in cooler. All with dirt, debris and food spillage. -----wall behind cooks line equipment with excessive grease. Must clean and maintain all. -----hole in the wall behind the cooks line hot holding unit. Must seal to be smooth and cleanable. ----raw wooden wall at the three compartment sink must paint/seal to be smooth and cleanable. -----chipping, peeling paint at the three compartment sink. Must remove peeling paint. -----expanding spray foam sealant used on the raw wooden wall at the three compartment sink. Must remove to be smooth and cleanable.

57. All food employees have food handler training
- comments: no proof of food handler training or certificates for all employees including servers. Must provide.

58. Allergen training as required
- comments: no proof of allergen training or certificates for all the city of chicago certified food managers. Must provide.

Source: chicago.gov
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Mr Salsa, 1025 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL, USA

Type: Report
“Report date: May 12, 2020
2. City of chicago food service sanitation certificate
- comments: observed no city of chicago certified food service manager on site when tcs foods are being prepared and served beef,beans,chicken soup, chicken tacos etc. Instructed above that certified food service manager has to be present... See More at all times tcs foods are being prepared and served. Certifed manager arrived during inspection. Priority foundation violation 7-38-012

3. Management, food employee and conditional employee; knowledge, responsibilities and reporting
- comments: no written employee health policy on site. Instructed to provide employee health policy that includes a signed acknowledgement from each employee. Priority foundation violation 7-38-010 citation issued.

5. Procedures for responding to vomiting and diarrheal events
- comments: the person in charge unable to provide procedure for employee to follow when responding to vomit and diarrhea events. Instructed to provide procedure with the necessary items gloves, mask , disposable mops and appropriate sanitizer. Priority foundation violation 7-38-005. No citation issued.

25. Consumer advisory provided for raw/undercooked food
- comments: food items on menu not disclosed and customers not reminded of such foods increasing the risk of food born illness. Must disclose all such items on the menu. Priority foundation violation 7-38-005. No citation issued.

41. Wiping cloths: properly used & stored
- comments: observed wiping cloths stored on top of prep tables. Must properly store wiping cloths in a sanitizing solution when not in use.

Source: chicago.gov
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Slim's, 2020 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL, USA

Type: Report
“Report date: May 8, 2020
1. Person in charge present, demonstrates knowledge, and performs duties
- comments: person in charge does not have a city of chicago sanitation certificate. Priority foundation violation. No citation issued.

2. City of chicago food service sanitation certificate
- comments: no city of chicago certified... See More food manager on site while tcs foods are being prepared and served such as roast beef at 40. 1f. Priority foundation violation 7-38-012. No citation issued.

3. Management, food employee and conditional employee; knowledge, responsibilities and reporting
- comments: no written employee health policy on site. Must provide. Priority foundation violation 7-38-010. No citation issued.

5. Procedures for responding to vomiting and diarrheal events
- comments: no written cleaning procedure or required equipment for a vomiting/diarrhea event. Must provide. Priority foundation violation 7-38-005. No citation issued.

9. No bare hand contact with rte food or a pre-approved alternative procedure properly allowed
- comments: observed bare hand contact with ready to eat foods. Cook observed handling ready to eat bread and chopped ready to eat bacon with one bare hand and one gloved hand. Instructed no bare hand contact with ready to eat foods. Priority violation 7-38-010. No citation issued.

10. Adequate handwashing sinks properly supplied and accessible
- comments: no paper towels or hand drying device in the employee washroom. Must provide at all times. Priority foundation violation 7-38-030(c) no citation issued.

15. Food separated and protected
- comments: observed raw animal origin eggs being stored on shelving directly above prepared ready to eat lettuce in a tall reach-in cooler. Instructed to store all foods protected. Lettuce discarded/eggs removed. Priority violation 7-38-005. No citation issued.

21. Proper hot holding temperatures
- comments: observed marinara sauce being held in a hot holding unit at an improper temperature of 98. 6f. Instructed all hot food must be held at a minimum temperature of 135f or greater. Sauce removed. Priority violation 7-38-005. No citation issued.

23. Proper date marking and disposition
- comments: observed the following prepared, tcs foods not properly date labeled. Sliced cheese, roast beef, with no labels. All prepared, ready to eat tcs foods must be properly date labeled with an expiration date no longer than 7 days. Priority foundation violation 7-38-005. No citation issued.

36. Thermometers provided & accurate
- comments: broken internal thermometer in the cooks line cheese cooler. Instructed to replace.

37. Food properly labeled; original container
- comments: all bulk food containers must be properly labeled with the product common name.

38. Insects, rodents, & animals not present
- comments: torn mesh screening on the bottom of the rear kitchen exit door to the alley. Instructed to repair/replace mesh screening to be tight fitting, rodent and insect proofed.

40. Personal cleanliness
- comments: all food handlers must wear effective hair and beard restraints.

41. Wiping cloths: properly used & stored
- comments: all prep area wiping cloths must be held in a container with a sanitizing solution in between use.

48. Warewashing facilities: installed, maintained & used; test strips
- comments: no chlorine chemical test strips on site for monitoring sanitizing levels at the three compartment sink. Must provide. Priority foundation violation 7-38-005. No citation issued.

49. Non-food/food contact surfaces clean
- comments: interior of the tall reach-in freezer with excessive ice build up. Instructed to remove, clean and maintain.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: walls in the following areas damaged with chipping, peeling plaster and paint: walls surrounding the rear hand washing sink, walls at the rear prep table and walls at the rear clean pot/pan storage shelving. Must be smooth and cleanable. ----must not use expanding spray foam sealant along floor baseboards behind prep tables. Spray foam on the wall back splash of the steam table. Must seal any openings with a smooth, cleanable material. ----missing and damaged floor tiles in the rear prep area. Must repair/replace to be smooth and cleanable.

56. Adequate ventilation & lighting; designated areas used
- comments: employees must not store personal belongings in/on dry food storage. Must provide a designated area for employees belongings.

58. Allergen training as required
- comments: no proof of allergen training or certificates for all the city of chicago certified food managers. Must provide.

Source: chicago.gov
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Public Health Alert for Raw Beef Ravioli Products Due to Possible E. Coli O157:H7 Contamination

Type: Report
“FSIS is issuing a public health alert because approximately 70 pounds of raw beef ravioli products, produced by P&S Ravioli Company, a Philadelphia, Pa. establishment, may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. A recall was not requested because the affected product is no longer available for purchase. However, some product... See More may be in consumers’ freezers.

FSIS advises consumers who have purchased these products should not consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

The frozen, raw ground beef ravioli items were produced on April 30, 2020 and bear establishment number “EST. 2736” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to a limited number of retail locations in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

- 13-oz. boxes containing “P&S RAVIOLI COMPANY 12 JUMBO MEAT RAVIOLI” with a use-by date of 11/30/2020 and lot code 20121.

The problem was discovered when P&S Ravioli Company was notified by their third-party laboratory that a sample was positive for E. coli O157:H7, but the products associated with the sample had already been shipped into commerce. There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.

Check the full notice on the FSIS website fsis.usda.gov

Source: FSIS
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Taco Time, Watson Street North, Enumclaw, WA, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Nausea Vomiting Stomach Pain
“I ate there and had the crisp beef burrito and mexi fries. Within about 15 minutes I had to vomit. I didn't vomit again but my stomach wasn't right until late the next day. ”
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Mid America Food Mart Inc., Chicago, IL, USA

Type: Report
“Report date: May 8, 2020
1. Person in charge present, demonstrates knowledge, and performs duties
- comments: observed pic doesn't have a food managers certificate. Must provide and maintain.

2. City of chicago food service sanitation certificate
- comments: observed no food manager on duty nor a food managers certificate... See More posted to view while tcs ready to eat foods are being prepared,handled and served such as (italian beef,cooked ground beef,cheese sauce)must provide certificate and be on site at all times. (priority foundation 7-38-012)

3. Management, food employee and conditional employee; knowledge, responsibilities and reporting
- comments: observed no signed employees health policies. Must provide and maintain. (priority foundation 7-38-010)

5. Procedures for responding to vomiting and diarrheal events
- comments: observed no clean-up policy procedure and items for vomiting and diarrhea. Must provide and maintain. (priority foundation 7-38-005)

10. Adequate handwashing sinks properly supplied and accessible
- comments: observed no hand washing sink in rear dish washing area. Must provide a hand sink with hot and cold running water and maintain. (priority foundation 7-38-030(c)

36. Thermometers provided & accurate
- comments: observed no probe thermometer for taking internal food temperatures. Must provide and maintain. (priority foundation 7-38-005)

36. Thermometers provided & accurate
- comments: must provide a thermometer for prepackaged tcs foods reach in cooler.

38. Insects, rodents, & animals not present
- comments: observed evidence of 2- live roaches crawling inside of display unit where hot holding unit is located on top of. Also appx. 30 or more mice droppings on floor and on shelving units in rear storage area and office area. Must remove droppings. Clean and sanitize areas. Recommended to have a pest control operator to service premises on or after 5/8/20. (priority foundation 7-38-020(a)

39. Contamination prevented during food preparation, storage & display
- comments: a splash guard is needed in between 3- compartment sink and mops ink.

41. Wiping cloths: properly used & stored
- comments: must store wiping cloths in a sanitizing solution when not in use.

47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
- comments: must clean debris build up inside of microwave.

47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
- comments: must provide sink stoppers for 3- compartment sink. Must eliminate crates used for storage and provide adequate shelving units.

48. Warewashing facilities: installed, maintained & used; test strips
- comments: observed no chemical test kit to check sanitizing solution ppm's at 3- compartment sink. (priority foundation 7-38-005)

48. Warewashing facilities: installed, maintained & used; test strips
- comments: must provide a drainboard above 3- compartment sink to air dry utensils.

49. Non-food/food contact surfaces clean
- comments: must clean debris build up from service counter display shelves,display cabinet,counter top in rear storage area,interior and exterior of all reach in coolers and freezers,window sills. Must defrost ice cream freezer

51. Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
- comments: must repair or replace leaky faucet neck at 3- compartment sink.

51. Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
- comments: must provide a back flow device at mop sink.

52. Sewage & waste water properly disposed
- comments: must provide a grease trap at 3- compartment sink.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: must repair or replace stained ceiling tiles,damaged floor tiles throughout,hole in toilet room door.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: must remove rugs from floor in prep/service counter area and on sales floor that is bunched up,possible tripping hazard.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: must clean debris build up from walls throughout.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: must clean debris build up from floor at service counter,rear storage area and where needed.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: must elevate,remove and organize massive clutter in rear storage area near rear door and at service counter.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: must clean debris and dust from wall vents.

56. Adequate ventilation & lighting; designated areas used
- comments: must provide adequate lighting in rear storage area.

57. All food employees have food handler training
- comments: observed no food handlers training for employees. Must provide and maintain.

Source: chicago.gov
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

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It is common to get food poisoning from beef. E. coli is usually associated with undercooked ground beef food poisoning and the symptoms include nausea, vomiting, and bloody diarrhea. One of the most infamous E. coli outbreaks occurred in 1993 Jack in the Box beef patties that sickened 732 people.