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Falafel Food Poisoning

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You can get food poisoning from Falafels. A recent case involving falafel food poisoning occurred in Orange County, CA when over 200 diners reported having diarrhea and nausea from a single restaurant. The health department inspection led to over 1,200 lbs of discarded food and temporary closure.

Mezeh Mediterranean Grill (Old Keene Mill), Old Keene Mill Road, West Springfield, VA, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea
“They were super bright green and size and they were not ready
So I think the guy was rushing them
It’s one of the worst feelings to get poisoned from falafel’s
The only thing I ate yesterday was that dinner from there so I know it cannot be anything else ”
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Take away reataurant, Randburg, South Africa

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea
“Eating falafel that did not taste right Quite quicly ”
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Nicholas Restaurant Lebanese and Mediterranean Cuisine, Southeast Grand Avenue, Portland, OR, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Other Sweating
“Used Postmates to order on April 22, 2020 evening . I ordered the lamb shwarama plate along with a side of falafel and hummus. Couple of hours after finishing the lamb, I woke up and had intense diarrhea, nausea and cold sweats. This lasted for 5-6 hrs. I hadn't eaten... See More any other food besides what I ordered from there and I had no symptoms anytime before that. Need to check the quality/age/temperature of the meat before serving to customers.
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Roti Modern Mediterranean, West North Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting
Falafel wrap with rice, cabbage, hummus, tomato & cucumber and tahini. I ate at 5pm started feeling sick around midnight, vomited and had diarrhea at 2am. Had diarrhea and a sore stomach the following day. ”
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Chickpea Restaurant, Main Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting Other Bloating Stomach Pain Body Ache
“I ordered the falafel platter at about 430pm after work. It was delicious until i got home at about 545pm. By stomach was bloated so i tried to use the washroom but was unsuccessful. I then decided to showet, man was that a mistake. I thought i was going to... See More pass out and die in the shower. The stomach pain worsen and i felt like vomiting. Within the next 30 mins i was litterally glued to the toliet with diarrhea and projectile vomit. I vomitted well over 30 times flr the rest of the evening. My body is aching and sore all over. I felt like i was dying. I am a healthy super active 28 year old and i felt like i was on my death bed. I have been stuck in bed for the past 2 day. Still feel like vomitting on and off. And still having mild diarrhea.
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The Hungry Greek, Hot Springs, AR, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Nausea Vomiting Cramps Weakness Bloating Dizziness Body Ache
“A falafel pita from there I got sick within2 hours after eating. Severe stomach cramps and bloating. Started throwing up within 4-5 hours after eating. Threw up 3 times. All over body aches, dizziness, weakness. Bedridden fir first 24 hours. Next day dizzy and weak. Just started eating again.  ”
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The Halal Guys, 이태원역 2번출구 Itaewon-ro, Itaewon 1(il)-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting
“I ate at the Halal brothers I had the hummus and French fries and their falafel and some special white sauce that they claimed was for it, couple hours later, I was violently I'll. Projectile vomiting and explosive diarrhea, ”
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|1 person found this review helpful

Ellwood Thompson's, North Thompson Street, Richmond, VA, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting
“Only thing I ate was a falafel wrap with Romain, feta, onions and a spread. I was sick within 30 minutes. I ate it around 2- only had half because it didn’t taste right. The last hour and a half has been non stop vomit and diarrhea. ”
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CAVA, Kentlands Boulevard, Gaithersburg, MD, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Cramps Stomach Pain
“I ate from here about 8pm on Friday January 17th 2020. I had white rice, falafel, hummus, tomatoes, chick peas and Greek vinaigrette. Also side of pita chips. I had Shredded romaine too.
My symptoms (quick onset stomach cramps, severe diarrhea were apparent as I woke up. Lasted throughout the... See More day with stomach pains remaining until following day.
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|1 person found this review helpful

Al Bacha Restaurant, East Denny Way, Seattle, WA, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Stomach Pain
“I ate a falafel sandwich from there. I came home and went to bed. I woke up with horrible stomach pains and horrible diarrhea that lasted for several hours. I was very sick and diagnosed with food poisoning. ”
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|2 people found this review helpful

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Roberto's Taco Shop, North Rancho Drive, Las Vegas, NV, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Nausea Vomiting Other Stomach Pain
“Carne asada fries from there Just 1, took about 2-3 hours for symptoms to start. Really nauseous and it’s difficult to concentrate. Now there’s a sharp pain in my lower abdomen. ”
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Asda Leigh Supercentre, Atherleigh Way, Leigh, UK

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea
seafood sticks. 2 different packets on consecutive days. Didn't realise this has been the cause the first day, had from from a different pack the day after, 5 hours later same again. Explosive diarrhea ”
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Pizza Hut Delivery, Chingford Mount Road, Chingford, London, UK

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea
“I had a delivery from there yesterday evening. Large Pepperoni Feast Classic Crust, Cheesy Garlic Bread, Potato Wedges, Hot and Spicy Chicken Strips. Both my partner and I have been feeling nauseous and have had bad diarrhea throughout the night. ”
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Jimmy John's, 2766 Harney Path, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, United States

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting Bloody Stool Sweating
“Pretty sure it was beach club #12 sandwich I had the sandwich for lunch around noon. Then I went to get dinner and all of a sudden got very sweaty and nauseous and almost blacked out. I proceeded to vomit a few times and had horrible diarrhea that turned into... See More defecating straight blood and no feces. This lasted about a day and a half. Symptoms began about 7 hours after eating the sandwich.
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Chili's Grill & Bar, Sheridan Street, Hollywood, FL, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Fever Vomiting
“I'm not sure bit we all ate there We all ate there friday 6/5/20 seven of us. On on 6/8/20 one got sick, on 6/9/20 another and on 6/10 two more of us got sick. Total of 4 of us. We all have diarrhea and fever and one vomited ”
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Wendy's, Bush River Road, Columbia, SC, USA

Type: Poisoned
“Dirty restaurant with cockroaches everywhere even inside the frosty machine. The video was taken on Monday June 8th. ”
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User
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|4 people found this review helpful

KFC, Broadway, Albany, NY, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting Stomach Pain
“I ate dinner on 6/17/2020 Wednesday night around 8:45-9PM. I had the sauce wings without the sauce and the new French fries. Within a few hours I starting vomiting and then diarrhea. I have been unable eat or drink much of anything. My stomach is in severe pain and I... See More may have seek medical treatment. It’s been more than 24hrs, I am still not well and unable to eat or drink.
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Papa John's Pizza, 909 Tripp Road, Mesquite, TX, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea
“On Saturday June 13, 2020 at 11:22 am, I placed an online order there. I ordered the $6 each mix and match which included a medium pizza that I paid extra to make large with normal crust, normal cheese, sausage, and pepperoni. I got a 6pc. Garlic Parmesan Wings with... See More ranch, Double chocolate chip brownie, and four 20oz. beverages: pepsi, mountain dew, and two orange crush. The order took about 30 minutes to arrive. When it first arrived, I ate two slices of pizza, two wings, and one piece of brownie. Throughout the day, I continued to eat small portions and snack here and there. I actually had a good experience prior to getting sick. I even left a good review online prior to feeling the effects of food poisoning. I started getting diarrhea around midnight. I didn't think anything of it at first, but it got worse as the night progressed. The whole night, I was constantly rushing to the bathroom with diarrhea. It was so bad that I had to put a towel in my underwear. By this morning at 6am, I felt nausea and was still having diarrhea. I am writing this at 7:25am Sunday morning, June 14th.
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|2 people found this review helpful

Pieology Pizzeria, Pearlridge Center, Moanalua Road, Aiea, HI, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting
“It was just me that got sick. I got sick with Diarrhea a few hours after eating there and became nauseous the day after. The vomiting started around 2200 the day the nausea started.  ”
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McDonald's, 835 Tamarack Way Northwest, Edmonton, AB, Canada

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Other
Ice cream cone me and my mother started feeling ill after eating an ice cream cone from this location, i have not eaten out for about a month this ice cream cone is the only food I have eaten that my family has not. My mother was mildly ill but... See More she ended up not getting as sick as I did. I ate the cone around 630 pm on June 9th and than when I got home I immediately lied down and fell asleep, and slept for a few hours, when I awoke I was very very nauseous and felt like vomiting, I drank some water and felt like I was dying for 2 hours and developed sulfur burps at some point during this time. than I had diahrrea which sent me stumbling to the washroom where I had to
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