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    Product: Blue cheese

    Updated: September 1, 2021 8:16 PM
    I ate the wedge salad with blue cheese salad dressing. It tasted funny, like extra blue. I have had extra blue cheese made fresh in Austria and loved it, but this unfortunately was nothing like that. I shared a burger with my husband and it touched the... See More salad dressing and the burger had an "extra smoked" taste that I was not a fan of, so after a few bites I gave it back to my husband and he noted that the burger touched the blue cheese salad dressing and had a different flavor, the one I was describing. I started to feel bloated 2 hours after the meal. My (upper abdomen) stomach started cramping 2-3 hours after the meal. At 2 am, about 5-6 hours after the meal, I had diarrhea. I could not eat the next day and had the runs for a solid 38-48 hours. After 48 hours, I had more solid forming stools, but they were still soft and explosive. 72 hours later I finally have soft small formed stools, but nausea and cramping occasionally. Went to the MD and they said it sounds like food poisoning and if it gets worse they will test for e-coli, but stay hydrated and Pepto Pismo. | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Bloating, Cramps See Less

    Purchased two kinds of blue cheese, Gorgonzola from Italy, and Blue from France on 8/23/21. Had somewhat of an amoniated smell, not unusual for blue cheeses. On 8/30 I consumed the Gorgonzola. The next morning I was so sick with projectile vomiting I had to call off... See More from work. I stayed in bed all day. Maybe a week in the refrigerator was too long, I don't know. Moving forward I think I have PTSD and will avoid blue cheese in the future. stores raise the bar for hygiene and sanitation. | Symptoms: Nausea, Vomiting See Less

    I ordered the ribeye with a salad and blue cheese coleslaw. The steak *appeared* to be cooked correctly, but was chewy and bland with an aftertaste that says “that’s not right”. My husband tasted it too and said it was awful. I ate just under half the... See More steak. 6 hours later I got stabbing stomach pains. An hour after that was several rounds of watery diarrhea. I mean, straight water. The following morning produced more diarrhea. I had eaten nothing but a chocolate chip cookie, and the steak that day.

    My educated guess is that my meat was contaminated with clostridium perfringens. | Symptoms: Diarrhea, Stomach Pain
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    Old blue cheese dressing I was the only one to get the blue cheese dressing. Symptoms started about 3 hours after dinner.  | Symptoms: Other See Less

    The CFIA announced the recall of PC brand Roquefort Blue Cheese by Loblaws Inc. due to possible generic E. coli contamination.

    The recalled product is:
    - PC Roquefort Blue Cheese (150 g), UPC: 0 60383 15548 3, Best before 2021 OC 11 018139.

    This product was distributed... See More nationwide in Canada.

    If you have the recalled product in your home, please do not eat it, throw it away or returned it to the place of purchase.

    In case you are experiencing E. coli symptoms such as watery diarrhea (often bloody), vomiting, stomach cramps, and mild fever, it is important to report it. It can help to detect & resolve outbreaks early and prevent others from being harmed, and it enables better surveillance.

    Check the full recall details on the CFIA website: inspection.canada.ca

    Source: CFIA
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    Report date: Jul 22, 2021
    22. Proper cold holding temperatures
    - comments: found cold tcs foods at improper cold holding temperatures in walk-in cooler. Milk, sour cream, heavy whipping cream, whipped cream, blue cheese, eggs, egg whites, basil pesto, cut tomatoes, salsa, ham, turkey, and pork and... See More turkey sausages found at temperatures ranging from 48f to 54f. Instructed to discard and denature said tcs foods and always maintain all cold holding tcs foods at or below 41f. Priority violation 7-38-005. Citation issued.

    25. Consumer advisory provided for raw/undercooked food
    - comments: observed no consumer advisory for raw or undercooked foods. Instructed to identify such foods by asterisking them to a foot note that states: 'items can be served raw or undercooked or contain undercooked ingredients' and add a statement that says: 'consuming raw or undercooked animal products may increase your risk of food borne illness, especially if you have medical conditions'. Priority foundation 7-38-005.

    33. Proper cooling methods used; adequate equipment for temperature control
    - comments: observed walk-in cooler at an improper cold holding temperature of 50. 2 f during the inspection. Instructed to discard all tcs foods and do not use walk in cooler. Instructed management that walk-in cooler must maintain a proper cold holding temperature of 41f or below at all times. Walk-in cooler tagged and held for inspection by the chicago department of public health and may not be used until re-inspected by cdph and maintaining a proper cold holding temperature of 41f or below. Priority violation 7-38-005.

    44. Utensils, equipment & linens: properly stored, dried, & handled
    - comments: clean packaged linens stored directly on floor in managers office. Must elevate off floor.

    55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
    - comments: found broken floor tiles in kitchen line area and tiles missing grout near the kitchen line handwashing sink. Found 4 missing ceiling tiles in dry storage area. Must repair/repace.

    Source: chicago.gov
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    Ate about 10 hours ago. We had strips with bread, and veg, and blue cheese. So far seems only person in home that isn't sick only had some of the vegetables. The people that are more are also having more symptoms than people who had only some. | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Other See Less

    Had the bone-in Parmesan garlic wings celery carrots and blue cheese dressing dip around 6:30 pm on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. At 2:30 am woke up with upset stomach. At 3:00am the diarrhea started with severe cramping, sweating, nausea and vomiting which lasted till 5:00 am. It... See More is now Thursday and I’m still home feeling weak and dizzy with stomach pain, back pain, and blurred vision. | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Other, Sweating, Stomach Pain, Cramps, Weakness, Blurry vision, Dizziness See Less

    I had a Cobb Salad with Blue Cheese dressing. About 5 hours later I started vomiting - all night. I felt dizzy, weak and nauseated all the next day. | Symptoms: Vomiting, Nausea, Weakness, Dizziness See Less