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Cheese Food Poisoning


It is possible to get food poisoning from cheese. Raw cheese soft cheeses made from unpasteurized milk can contain harmful bacteria, including E. coli, Listeria, and Salmonella. Pasteurized cheese food poisoning can occur as well, mainly from contamination during processing or distribution.

A&W Restaurant, Oregon 207, Hermiston, OR, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting
“a bacon double cheeseburger and some chili cheese fries at about 7:30 went home and went to bed woke up at midnight nausea vomiting and diarrhea. ”
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Red Lobster, Dell Range Boulevard, Cheyenne, WY, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Nausea Vomiting
Fish n chips, coleslaw and cheese cake. The fish was ok, bit into coleslaw and it tasted very old. i spit it out. I ate half of the slice a cheese cake and immediately felt sick and vomited. ”
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Blue Door Farm Stand, 2010 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL, USA

Type: Report
“Report date: Jul 7, 2020
10. Adequate handwashing sinks properly supplied and accessible
- comments: no handwashing sink installed at low temp dish machine room. Instructed to install said sink. Priority foundation violation: 7-38-030(c) no citation issued.

16. Food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized
- comments: interior of ice machine water... See More reservoir with black slime substance. Ice is used for human consumption. Instructed to clean sanitize and maintain unit. Priority foundation violation:7-38-005,citation issued.

22. Proper cold holding temperatures
- comments: found cold tcs foods at improper temperature stored in two different units at prep area. Blanched potatoes at temp of 47. 6f; sliced tomatoes at temp of 46. 5f; guacamole at temp of 53. 6f; potatoes salads at temp of 46. 5f to 50f; various kind of cheese at temp of 45. 4f to 46f; sliced ham at temp of 45. Sliced turkey at temp of 44. 9f to 45. 6f. Cooked pasta at temp of 45. 9f to 46f. Chopped garlic in oil 47. 9f. Cold food must maintain temp of 41f and below. Food discarded and denatured by the manager. Pounds 11,value 55. Priority violation: 7-38-005,citation issued.

25. Consumer advisory provided for raw/undercooked food
- comments: must indicate on menu "cook to order" phrase for eggs,steaks, etc. Priority foundation violation:7-38-005. No citation issued

33. Proper cooling methods used; adequate equipment for temperature control
- comments: found two prep cooler at improper temperature: air temp of 48. 6f inside the north prep cooler,south prep cooler at temp of 50f,their owner thermometer showed ambient at improper temperature. Observed water leaking on floor from insde mentioned units. Must maintain air temp of 41f and below. Tagged units "held for inspection", do not use. Repair cause. Priority violation: 7-38-005,citation issued

36. Thermometers provided & accurate
- comments: stem metal thermometer on site for measuring food temperatures not in working condition(broken not able to record food temperature). Must provide said thermometer. Priority foundation violation:7-38-005. Citation issued.

39. Contamination prevented during food preparation, storage & display
- comments: splash guard is needed at both side of handwashing sink between ice bin and three compartment sink at second floor bar. Surface must be smooth,cleanable and non-absorbent surface.

41. Wiping cloths: properly used & stored
- comments: 3-304. 14 out c 09/17/2020 all wiping cloths in all prep areas must be held in a container with a sanitizing solution between use.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: broken floor between bar and handwashing sink in prep area first floor,repair and maintain

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Fry's Food And Drug, East Pecos Road, Gilbert, AZ 85297, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Nausea
“Ate two ravioli from a cheese ravioli Bird Eye Voila frozen dinner. Now I’m extremely nauseous. The meal was picked up through pick up. I’ve had these dinners before and have never had this reaction. ”
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|1 person found this review helpful

Waffle House, Signal Mountain Road, Chattanooga, TN, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Stomach Pain
“Went there only thing in common was orange juice and bacon. we went between 1230 & 1 I got orange juice my husband got coffee. I took 2 drinks of orange juice my stomach started hurting and burning. I told my husband so he turned the glass up and drank... See More it all. They brought our food i had eggs w/cheese bacon, grits, raisin toast and orange juice. My husband had a bowl with hash browns, cheese, bacon and egg and 2 pieces of my raisin toast with coffee. I had not had anything since 530 the day before. I did not even finish my food when diarrhea hit. My husband finished his food while i was in bathroom. As soon as we got back home 7-8 minutes we both had severe diarrhea its been nearly 5 hours. And since arriving home i have been out of bathroom maybe 20 minutes. Still bad diarrhea, for both of us. We called them, manager said he would test the orange juice and call back. he never called us back.
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Whiteley Shopping, Whiteley Way, Whiteley, Fareham, UK

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting
Chicken, bacon, cheese subway with bbq sauce
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Jordan Creek Town Center, Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines, IA, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Cramps
“We both had pretzel bites and spicy cheese dip. One of them was expired by 2 weeks and I exchanged it for another. We both have diahrea and stomach cramps Already stated above.. symptoms after about 5 hours. Stomach cramls and diahrea. ”
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Gem Restaurant PJ, 3, Jalan Gasing, Seksyen 6, 46000 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Vomiting Other
“It was Vegetable Biryani along with Palak Paneer ( spinach and Indian cheese). I ate on Thursday evening. Symptoms started on Thursday night. I got huge acidity, vomiting, and diarrhea. I can't even rice with yoghurt and everything I eat becomes acidic ”
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Boston Pizza, Mayor Magrath Drive South, Lethbridge, AB, Canada

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea
“About 2 weeks ago I ate at. I had the goat cheese salad. Soon as I got home my stomach felt bad. I ran washroom. I had 3 episodes of runs. After which I felt better. Just me. And I was the only one who had the goat cheese salad.... See More And the only one who had ice water.
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Olive Garden Italian Restaurant, Atlanta Highway, Athens, GA, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Nausea Vomiting
“I ate eggplant parmigiana with cheese ravioli, salad & breadstick. My friend ate spaghetti, breadstick & salad.  My friend felt had to run out of there to home to his bathroom. Could hardly hold it. He went to the bathroom a few times. I started with burning lips, nausea followed... See More by horrible throat & chest burning Esophagitis, and then had several bowel movements. Still having burning esophagus. Still not sure if I’m done with the bathroom yet?
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El Pollo Loco, 6430 Platt Ave, West Hills, CA 91307, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Other
“Got a cold sore from their nachos
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Chez Mamou French Bakery & Cafe, East Palace Avenue, Santa Fe, NM, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Other Weakness Sweating
“I don’t know  Yesterday I ate eggs Benedict. I had it for lunch and its leftovers for dinner. This morning at around 10:30, I felt like diarrhea was coming on. It didn’t happen and I went to lunch. Half way through lunch the stomach spasms became intense and I began... See More to feel nauseated. I made it home at around 1:30 and felt extremely weak. I threw up just a bit of mucus and broke out in a sweat. After almost an hour the symptoms began to abate and I had diarrhea. Later, I found that another person who had lunch with me there that day which was Tuesday this past Tuesday has also gotten sick.
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Walmart Supercenter, 2637 Gentry Memorial Hwy, Pickens, SC 29671, United States

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea
“I bought this past Wednesday which was the 16th of June a bag of shredded iceberg lettuce it says markets I I bought it stuff is process down in Mexico it's made me sick as a dog plus I bought a box of Duncan Hines milk chocolate brownie mix and... See More it had bugs in it,it was a sealed container you wouldn't let me go back and change that part I hate the lettuce day before yesterday and I've been in a bathroom about every 30 minutes since then
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Walmart Supercenter, Madison Avenue, Mankato, MN, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea
Romaine lettuce Fresh express romaine lettuce Z174 is code July 6th due date ”
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Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, U.S. 20, Porter, IN, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting Weakness
“After we ate Chicken. We both were nauseated, had diarrhea, felt weak and vomiting Me and my father ate some Chicken and after a few minutes went by we felt nauseated, weak, vomiting, and had diarrhea. ”
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|1 person found this review helpful

McDonald's, Elkhorn Boulevard, Rio Linda, CA, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Vomiting
“1- Sausage McGriddle
1- Large Coffee w/cream & sugar
1- Apple Pie ”
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Chowking Padre Faura, Ermita, Manila, ,Metro Manila, Philippines

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Bloody Stool
“I fasted for 2 days with just water. The first thing I ate was mami and chowfan. The mami tasted funny...with clumps instead of just noodles. I spit it out and it was light blueish green in color. That's the only thing I ate. Then, I had to go to... See More ER for bloody diarrhea. Could be rat poison in the mami? Some disgruntled employee is just plain evil
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Egg Roll Plus, Hazeldean Road, Kanata, ON, Canada

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Nausea Vomiting Other Stomach Pain Bloating
Chinese take out 2of us got sick. Nausea started 2 hours after consuming. Woke up with bloated and severe pains in stomach. We have both been vomiting all day. ”
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|1 person found this review helpful

Bijan's Chicago, 663 N State St, Chicago, IL 60611, United States

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Vomiting
“The drink I had tasted like gas not gin. I gave my drink back to the waitress, my son drank his and got violently ill. Vomiting constantly and severe diarrhea. Something was not right with this place they must be Mixing the gin with something else such as ”
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KFC, 169th Place Northeast, Arlington, WA, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Nausea Vomiting Headache
“On June 8, 2020, I purchased a bucket of chicken. I consumed a chicken wing and some skin off the other pieces of chicken. I began to feel sick a few hours later. My stomach hurt. I had a headache. I was nauseous and eventually began to vomit. It was... See More all chicken. The chicken is the only thing I ate. I was the only one in my home that consumed it (I warned my husband and son not to eat it. I had to take off of work because I was still sick the next day.
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