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Product: Coleslaw


Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers, West 121st Avenue, Broomfield, CO, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Other Cramps
“Ate the chicken fingers, fries, bread, cane's sauce and coleslaw. I also had a soda from their soda fountain. About 3 hours later I started to experience intense stomach cramps and nausea. Diarrhea began shortly after that. It's now 12 hours later, and I still haven't eaten anything because of... See More general nausea and discomfort.
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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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Harter House, Gage Drive, Hollister, MO, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting
“Do not eat the Kim Chee brand KimChi. Woke up in middle of night vomited, diarrhea and been up all night. That is 100% what has done it. I thought it was the coleslaw but then it happened again with the KimChi. I had it both days. I still have... See More symptoms of food poisoning but I have a Dr appointment today
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El Pollo Loco, Main St, San Diego, CA, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Vomiting Cramps Sweating
“it was delivered through Uber eats I ordered that 10 piece Familia dinner that they are advertising now. We had coleslaw and broccoli outside we also got a double chicken avocado salad that we shared We had dinner about five watch the movie my husband started feeling nauseous about 8... See More o’clock he works the night shift and left for work soon after my symptoms came a little later with cramping and then diarrhea through the night in the morning I was hot and sweaty and vomited
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Fresh Express Salad products - recalled due to possible Cyclospora Contamination

Type: Recall
“Company name: Fresh Express
Brand name: Fresh Express, Giant Eagle and more
Product recalled: Old fashioned coleslaw, 3 color deli coleslaw and more
Reason of the recall: Possible Cyclospora Contamination
FDA Recall date: June 29, 2020
Recall details: Fresh Express, out of an abundance of caution, has issued a voluntary... See More recall of branded and private label salad products produced at its Streamwood, IL facility that contain iceberg lettuce, red cabbage and/or carrot ingredients due to possible health risk from Cyclospora. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 200 illnesses have been reported in connection with a current outbreak of Cyclospora occurring in primarily Midwest states.

Recalled product details
Fresh Express Precautionary Recall 06/27/2020
Streamwood IL Facility-Produced Salads Containing Iceberg Lettuce, Red Cabbage or Carrots AND Product Code of Z178 or a Lower Number
(No other Fresh Express salads are included in this recall)

The Fresh Express recall includes only those salads that are clearly marked with the letter Z at the beginning of the Product Code, which is located in the upper right-hand corner of the front of the package. Products containing the ingredients iceberg lettuce, red cabbage and/or carrots AND displaying the Product Code Z178, or a lower number, are recalled. Recalled products were distributed to select retail stores between June 6 and June 26 in various states including, for example, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia. No other Fresh Express products are subject to recall.

Fresh Express customers have been notified of the recall and instructed to immediately remove recalled products from all store shelves, distribution, and other inventories to ensure they are no longer available for sale or consumption. Consumers who may have a recalled salad should discard it immediately and not eat it. Consumers with questions, or to obtain refunds, may contact the Fresh Express Consumer Response Center toll-free at (800) 242-5472 on Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Eastern time and on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Eastern time. Fresh Express is working in close coordination with FDA in its continuing investigation to identify a definitive source of the current Cyclospora outbreak.

Cyclosporiasis is an intestinal infection caused by the Cyclospora parasite. A person may become infected after ingesting contaminated food or water. Common symptoms include severe abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, body aches and fatigue. The infection is treated with antibiotics and most people respond quickly to treatment.

Check the full recalled products list on the FDA website

Source: FDA
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Hy-Vee Inc. Chopped Salad Kit, Shredded Iceberg and more - recalled due to Possible Cyclospora Contamination

Type: Recall
“Company name: Hy-Vee Inc.
Brand name: Hy-Vee
Product recalled: Chopped Salad Kit, Shredded Iceberg and more
Reason of the recall: Possible Cyclospora Contamination
FDA Recall date: June 29, 2020
Recall details: Hy-Vee, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is recalling an additional 12 salads across its eight-state region due... See More to the potential that they may be contaminated with Cyclospora. The potential for contamination was brought to Hy-Vee’s attention when Fresh Express – which manufactures the product – announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control Prevention (CDC) expanded its investigation of an outbreak of Cyclospora in the upper Midwest section of the United States.

The 12 salads are in addition to the 12 oz. Hy-Vee Bagged Garden Salad product that Hy-Vee pulled last week after initial notification of the investigation. Hy-Vee now has 13 private label bagged salad products (all expiration dates) that are being recalled as a result.

The products were distributed to Hy-Vee grocery stores across its eight-state region of Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin. The list below outlines the 13 products that have been recalled. No other Hy-Vee branded salads are impacted by today’s recall.

- Hy-Vee Southwest Chopped Salad Kit (13.4 Oz). UPC: 0-7450-24669
- Hy-Vee Shredded Iceberg (8 Oz). UPC: 0-7545-12053
- Hy-Vee Veggie Deluxe Salad (12 Oz). UPC: 0-75450-08530
- Hy-Vee Greener Supreme Blend (12 Oz). UPC: 0-75450-12046
- Hy-Vee American Blend Salad (12 Oz). UPC: 0-75450-12047
- Hy-Vee Italian Blend Salad (10 Oz). UPC: 0-75450-12048
- Hy-Vee Coleslaw Mix (16 Oz). UPC: 0-75450-12051
- Hy-Vee Romaine Garden Salad (12 Oz). UPC: 0-75450-12058
- Hy-Vee Asian Chopped Salad Kit (13.7 Oz). UPC: 0-75450-24668
- Hy-Vee Sunflower Chopped Salad Kit (13.2 Oz). UPC: 0-75450-24670
- Hy-Vee Chipotle Cheddar Chopped Kit (11.4 Oz). UPC: 0-75450-24672
- Hy-Vee Garden Salad (12 Oz). UPC: 0-75450-24674
- Hy-Vee Avocado Ranch Chopped Kit (12.8 Oz). UPC: 0-75450-24715

Customers who purchased any of these products should discard them or return them to their local Hy-Vee store for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Hy-Vee Customer Care representatives 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 1-800-772-4098.

Check the full recall details on

Source: FDA
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Zaxby's Chicken Fingers & Buffalo Wings, U.S. 129, Live Oak, FL, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting Chills
“I'm the only one in my friend group that ate the coleslaw and I was up all night with severe diarrhea and vomiting and chills. ”
Reported By User
|1 person found this review helpful

Applebee's Grill + Bar, White Horse Road, Greenville, SC, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea
Ribs, burger, coleslaw and fries. Severe diarrhea for 12 hours. ”
Reported By User

Fish restaurant, Bude, Mississippi, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea
“I believe it was french fries. I have never been so sick in my life and it lasted over 4 days. I picked up my to go plate on Thursday, my order was not correct and I had to drive back to the restaurant. I got back home and I... See More ate turnip green, hush puppies, fish and a few fries. There were only two of us earing, she ordered a baked potato instead of fries and didn't eat any turnip greens. She had her fish, coleslaw and 1/2 of her baked potato. The next day she warmed some of my fries?
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Nando's Guildford, 15190 101 Avenue, Surrey, BC, Canada

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting Sweating
“Ate their 1/2 chicken, coleslaw and hummus yesterday evening. A few hours later had painful diarrhea, shakes, sweats and vomited the last of their food from my stomach. ”
Reported By User
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Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Telegraph Road, Pico Rivera, California, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Nausea Vomiting
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Type: Poisoned
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The Shannon Door Pub & Restaurant, Spancil Hill Rd, Jackson, NH, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Vomiting Weakness
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McDonald’s Western Ring Rd West, Western Ring Road, Derrimut VIC, Australia

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Other Cramps
“ordered family pack and cheesy beef around 2.45 pm on Thursday, later in the night and up til now we have bad cramps and diarrhoea. Won't be going back there, I wish we can sue them for this. ”
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Burger King, Metro Parkway, Sterling Heights, MI, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Dehydration Fatigue
“Yesterday I ate onion rings and the cheddar jalapeno popper things, later that night I started having diarrhea and it kept going every time I ate something afterwards. Today (24+ hours later) I'm nauseous, still having diarrhea, I'm fatigued and dehydrated. ”
Reported By User

McDonald's, 2400 North Cedar Street, Holt, MI, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting
“Monday June 22 2020Had a double quarter pounder , fries and a coke. This is the only food I ate other then my family in two weeks.
By Tuesday morning I was sick vomiting and runs lost 20 lbs I. Two days.
One week later still nobody at my house... See More sick from anything contagious
Pretty sure it is the culprit.
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Potbelly Sandwich Shop, West Rand Road, Mount Prospect, IL, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Stomach Pain
“This is the 4th time in a row that this place gave me bad stomach pain and diarrhea. Food tastes great but I get sick everytime and I’ve tried a different food item eat time. ”
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Dairy Queen, East 18th Street, Antioch, CA, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Cramps
“Campylobacter from undercooked chicken tenders.
Diarrhea for a week,temp and only food
We had “out” and only thing my husband didn’t have. Cramps at night and 6 diarrhea in am and all
Week. Tested for Covid negative ”
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Blufish, Pfingsten Road, Glenview, IL, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting Headache
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McDonald's, TN, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Nausea Vomiting Other Cramps
“I ate a big mac n some fries. I didnt finish either of them it was ok but it just kept getting nasty and nastier. I woke up with stomach cramps and threw up raunchy liquid and the fries I chewed up and swallowed!!! That was 2 days ago my... See More stomach is still nasty!
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