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Product: Chorizo

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Mekato's Colombian Bakery, 5423 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL, USA

Type: Report
“Report date: Jun 26, 2020
3. Management, food employee and conditional employee; knowledge, responsibilities and reporting
- comments: no employee health policy on site at the time of inspection. Instructed to obtain and maintain. Priority foundation violation #7-38-010. No citation issued

5. Procedures for responding to vomiting and diarrheal events... See More
- comments: observed no clean-up of vomiting and diarrhea procedure and clean-up kit on premises during inspection. Instructed to have said procedure along with required equipment for clean-up. Priority foundation violation. No citation issued. 7-38-005

10. Adequate handwashing sinks properly supplied and accessible
- comments: noted no hot running water at public bathroom hand wash sinks. Temperature of water was 88. 5f at the time of inspection. Instructed to have hot and cold running at all hand wash sinks. Priority violation 7-38-030(c)no citation issued

21. Proper hot holding temperatures
- comments: observed tcs foods; baked chorizo 108 f, baled pork meats 120 f, at improper temperatures stored in hot holding unit. Manager voluntarily discard & denatured food. Instructed to hold hot tcs foods at 135f or above. Priority violation 7-38-005 no citation issued

23. Proper date marking and disposition
- comments: observed ready to eat, temperature control for safety foods (pork, chorizo, salsa)not properly dated , stored longer than 24 hours in coolers. Instructed to provide proper date marking with disposition date for rte foods prepared on site and held over 24 hours in cold holding unit. Priority foundation violation. No citation issued. 7-38-005

29. Compliance with variance/specialized process/haccp
- comments: found chorizo sausage made on site without approved process. Must obtain chicago department of public health approval or a product assessment (haccp). Operator voluntarily removed all chorizo from sales floor. Priority foundation 7-38-005. No citation issued

32. Variance obtained for specialized processing methods
- comments: observed no variance on site for production of chorizo sausage. Must provide and maintain. Priority foundation violation 7-38. 005 no citation issued

40. Personal cleanliness
- comments: observed that employee wore watches and bracelets on hands while working with food. Must remove all jewelry except plain wedding band from hands while working with exposed food

43. In-use utensils: properly stored
- comments: observed tongs and serving utensils stored directly on some food with handles in contact with the food. Must remove and store all utensils with the handles up and away from direct contact with food, in-between usage. -

47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
- comments: observed torn rubber gasket on door to walk in freezer in rear storage. Instructed to repair and/or replace and maintain

47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
- comments: noted cardboard boxes used to line shelves. Instructed to clean and remove all cardboard boxes to prevent hiding places for pest.

51. Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
- comments: observed no grease interceptor installed on large kitchen 3 compartment sink. Must provide and maintain

51. Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
- comments: backflow prevention devices not located at cappuccino/espresso machine. Must install backflow prevention devices or air gap between the water supply inlet and the unit so it may be located to be serviced and maintained.

57. All food employees have food handler training
- comments: observed no food handler's training certification from employee. Instructed that all employee's must comply with food handler's training in accordance with the food handling regulation enforcement act.

58. Allergen training as required
- comments: noted certified food managers on duty with no allergen training certification. Instructed management that all food service managers are required to have the allergen training certification.

61. Summary report displayed and visible to the public
- comments: no previous inspection summary report posted on site from 10-24-19,report #2320366. New summary report given and posted priority foundation violation: 7-42-010(b),no citation issued

Source: chicago.gov
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El Ranchito Food, 8327 S Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL, USA

Type: Report
“Report date: Jun 25, 2020
2. City of chicago food service sanitation certificate
- comments: observed pic has no valid city of chicago food sanitation certificate posted when (tcs) foods are prepared and served, ( slicing deli meats,etc). Priority foundation.

3. Management, food employee and conditional employee; knowledge, responsibilities and... See More reporting
- comments: observed no employee health policy on premises during inspection. Instructed to comply. Priority foundation violation 7-38-010 no citation issued

5. Procedures for responding to vomiting and diarrheal events
- comments: observed no procedure for responding to vomiting and diarrhea events. Instructed to comply, along with the necessary items needed for the clean up kit. Priority foundation violation 7-38-005 no citation issued

23. Proper date marking and disposition
- comments: observed tcs foods (ham, turkey, etc) without proper date marking and disposition. Instructed that tcs foods prepared on premises, and held for over 24 hours must have proper date marking and disposition. Priority foundation violation. 7-38-005 no citation issued.

29. Compliance with variance/specialized process/haccp
- comments: observed laboratory analysis posted for chorizo being sold at room temperature dated ( 5-12-2008). Instructed to contact laboratory for updated analysis for chorizo. Priority foundation issued.

32. Variance obtained for specialized processing methods
- comments: observed laboratory analysis posted for chorizo being sold at room temperature dated ( 5-12-2008). Instructed to contact laboratory for updated analysis for chorizo. (priority foundation issued.

37. Food properly labeled; original container
- comments: observed no labels on containers of lard to be sold to customers. Instructed to install labels.

48. Warewashing facilities: installed, maintained & used; test strips
- comments: observed no chlorine chemical test paper kit for 3- compartment sink dishwashing facilities. Must provide. Priority foundation.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: observed floors not clean of debris under crates for pop storage at front door. Instructed to clean/maintain.

56. Adequate ventilation & lighting; designated areas used
- comments: instructed small gas stove in prep area near washroom not vented. Instructed to install adequate ventilation to roof or remove stove from premises.

57. All food employees have food handler training
- comments: observed no proof of food handler's certificates from the employee's. Instructed to comply with food handler's training

Source: chicago.gov
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Condado Tacos, Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Other Fever Cramps
“I had two glasses of red sangria, chips and salsa, one chicken taco and one chorizo taco, side white rice and side of retried beans. Later that night I developed a fever, had severe cramping and diarrhea. Two days later I still have diarrhea. ”
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Taqueria Y Carniceria Martinez, Pacheco Boulevard, Martinez, CA, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting Other
“Extreme food sickness after I ate a chorizo egg cheese burrito. ”
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Fred Meyer chorizo, Kent, WA, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Stomach Pain
“Bought some chorizo from there. Cooked it up. Thought it tasted funny. Didn’t think it was bad because I just bought it. Been up since 1am with sever stomach pain and diarrhea going every 10 - 15 min ”
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Asda Cape Hill Superstore, Windmill Lane, Birmingham, Smethwick, UK

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Vomiting
“Possibly skimmed milk (reduced price) or chorizo
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

La Mexicana Restaurant, Monmouth Street, Newport, KY, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Nausea Vomiting Bloody Stool Sweating Stomach Pain
Chorizo We ate around 8p, and he began vomiting in the middle of the night. He continues to vomit and to have stomach pain and nausea (the afternoon of the next day). ”
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User
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El Mezon - Mexican Restaurant, Salt Lick Road, St. Peters, MO, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Cramps
“SAT FEB 23 at around 4pm - I don't remember the name of the dish but it's pictured in the new menu...it was a grilled flour tortilla filled with bell peppers, steak, chicken, shrimp & queso cheese, folded in half...served with rice & beans. Also ate chips & salsa &... See More queso dip, and had a few of my husband's French fries covered in queso cheese & ground spicey beef or chorizo I think? Had a Grand Marnier margarita with orange & lime wedges. We sat at the bar while waiting for our table & noticed the workers grabbing clean silverware with bare hands touching the end people put in their mouths & placing it in a plastic holder. Woke up next morning with severe intestinal cramping & diarrhea that came in waves all day long about every hour or two. About 16 hours after eating I was ill.
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Asda Sefton Park Superstore, Smithdown Road, Liverpool, UK

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea
Chorizo 1 person got sick. Symptoms took a few hours to appear. ”
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Denny's, Marine Drive, North Vancouver, BC, Canada

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Vomiting Bloating Dizziness
“Ordered the Chorizo Sizzling Skillet yesterday night. Vomited roughly 12 hours later. Woke up feeling uneasy, stomach bloating, head a bit dizzy, and afterwards vomited it out. ”
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