Cake Food Poisoning

Cakes could be the source of food poisoning. In 2021, cake mix was the source of an E.coli outbreak that affected 12 states in the US and lead to 7 hospitalizations. E.coli infections are characterized by moderate to severe diarrhea to occurs 2-10 days after consumption.

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Product: Cake

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Suspected food poisoning. Symptoms: Diarrhea, Nausea, Vomiting, Fever, Stomach Pain, Cramps, Chills, Headache
Suspected source: Strawberries
Onset: 4 to 12 hours
Duration: 12 to 24 hours
Duration: 12 to 24 hours
Additional information: Boyfriend also ate the strawberry shortcake and got sick.  | Symptoms: Diarrhea, Nausea, Vomiting, Fever, Stomach Pain, Cramps, Chills, Headache

#summit #illinois #us #strawberry

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Closure Date: 03/29/2024

Violations:
- High Priority - Employee touched face/hair and then engaged in food preparation, handled clean equipment or utensils, or touched unwrapped single-service items without washing hands. Two employees touching face and hair with bare hands then put on gloves and behind to handle … See More
single service items without washing hands between tasks.

- High Priority - Rodent activity present as evidenced by rodent droppings found. Approximately 80 rodent droppings in back corner of dining area under curtained storage shelf by bathrooms. Approximately 25 rodent droppings against wall in hallway of bathrooms connected to dining rooms. **Warning**

- High Priority - Time/temperature control for safety food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. hushpuppies mix (46F - Cold Holding); cut tomato (46F - Cold Holding); sliced tomatoes (45F - Cold Holding); shredded cheese (46F - Cold Holding); crab cake mix (46F - Cold Holding) all items in reach in cooler on cook line, per employee lid and items where consistently taken out of cooler/left open for approximately 3 hours, all items moved to reach in freezer, all items retemped below 41F. cooked garlic in oil (52F - Cold Holding) sitting out on rack in kitchen, per employee garlic was taken out of cooler less then 1 hour prior, garlic placed back in cooler. **Corrective Action Taken** **Repeat Violation** **Admin Complaint**

Source: Florida Department of Health
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#pontevedrabeach #florida #us

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Sheet cake was made for us as a gift as a parting jobs from a coworker. Myself, spouse and two children had some of it the same night it was picked up and by the next morning all 4 of us have all been experiencing stomach pains nausea and overall feeling of sickness for two days now  | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Stomach Pain

#brighamcity #utah #us #cake

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On 4/8/24 @ 9:32 pm, Order ID: 15198700157109
I ordered 1 Western cheese burger sandwich, 1 chicken sandwich combo, 1 Western cheese burger combo, & 1 cheesecake. By the time my partner finished his chicken sandwich, he began to feel nauseous. He did not mentioned anything, thinking … See More
to himself that it might have been the greasiness of the food at such late hour. My son and I began to feel nauseous (as though it was a heavy meal) soon after. The diarrhea began about midnight and all day today. We have had vomiting, stomach cramping, and diarrhea all day today. Eating is intolerable.  | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Stomach Pain
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#carlsjr #sanbernardino #california #us #burger #cheese #cheesecake #chicken #sandwich #chickensandwich

Belgian Yummies of Fort Myers, FL, is alerting the public that its 4-ounce packages of Ice Cream Sandwiches and 5-liter containers and 4.75-liter pans of Gelato contains undeclared allergens. The recalled Ice Cream Sandwiches and Gelato were distributed in Florida through wholesale orders. None of the products … See More
were available for retail sale. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

Recalled products:
- Belgian Yummies Sandwiches, flavors of Vanilla, Chocolate, Raspberry, Salted Caramel, Key Lime, and Peanut Butter, contain undeclared wheat, soy, egg, coconut, and/or peanuts.
- Sofra Sandwiches, flavors of Vanilla and Chocolate, contain undeclared wheat, soy, egg, and coconut.
- Ria Sandwiches, flavors of Vanilla, contain undeclared wheat, soy, egg, and coconut.
- Belgian Yummies Gelato, Strawberry flavor, contains undeclared FD&C Yellow #5
- Belgian Yummies Gelato, Birthday Cake flavor, contains undeclared wheat and FD&C Yellow #5
- Belgian Yummies Gelato, Horchata flavor, contains undeclared wheat.

The sandwiches come in a 4-ounce, clear plastic or gold package marked with an expiration date of 08/31/2024 stamped on the back. The Strawberry and Birthday Cake gelato comes in a 5-Liter gray container and the Horchata gelato comes in a 4.75-Liter gray pan marked with an expiration date of 08/31/2024.

The recall was initiated after Belgian Yummies and the Florida Department of Agriculture discovered during an inspection that the product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of wheat, soy, egg, coconut and/or peanuts and FD&C Yellow #5. The problem was caused by outdated labels being used during the packaging process. Labels were immediately corrected, and ingredient lists were provided to all wholesale customers who received the affected products.

People who have allergies to wheat, soy, egg, coconut, and/or peanuts or have a sensitivity to FD&C Yellow #5 run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

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: Belgian Yummies
Brand name: Belgian Yummies, SOFRA, Ria
Product recalled: Ice Cream Sandwiches & Gelato
Reason of the recall: Undeclared Wheat, Soy, Egg, Coconut &/or Peanuts, FD&C Yellow #5
FDA Recall date: April 09, 2024

Source: www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/belgian-yummies-issues-allergy-alert-undeclared-allergens-wheat-soy-egg-coconut-andor-peanuts-and
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#allergicreaction #florida #us #allergen

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