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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.

    Product: Falafel

    Updated: May 4, 2021 12:29 AM

    Falafel, Zoës Kitchen, Marlton, NJ, USA

    Symptoms: Nausea Diarrhea Vomiting Other
    Zoës Kitchen, Marlton, NJ, USA

    May 4, 2021 12:29 AM

    “My husband and I got food poisoning after eating mushy falafels on 5/3. We ate indoors around 3pm. See Less
    Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

    Trader Joe's, Russell Boulevard, Davis, CA, USA

    Symptoms: Nausea Vomiting
    Trader Joe's, Russell Boulevard, Davis, CA, USA

    April 29, 2021 11:53 AM

    “I ate the Falafel Salad Palette. See Less
    Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

    CAVA, Newbrook Drive, Chantilly, VA, USA

    Symptoms: Diarrhea Other Diarrhea Cramps Vomiting Skin Rash
    CAVA, Newbrook Drive, Chantilly, VA, USA

    April 19, 2021 5:08 PM

    “I had a cava bowl that had spicy lame falafel lentils a spinach and splendid greens and like three different types of hummus one I think was eggplant and a dressing called Skhug or something. But what happened was that my hand started to itch..I broke out in hives. I had diarrhea. I had to force mys... See Moreelf to throw up and I had really bad abdominal cramps See Less
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    Whole Foods Market, Villa La Jolla Drive, La Jolla, CA, USA

    Symptoms: Diarrhea Vomiting Other Diarrhea Fever Vomiting
    Whole Foods Market, Villa La Jolla Drive, La Jolla, CA, USA

    April 17, 2021 7:31 PM

    “Bought Falafel from there last night after 8PM. Ate nothing else but the falafel at 9PM. Woke up at 5AM with abdominal pain. Diarrhea and vomiting followed for several hours. After that, low grade fever - still now 17 hrs after I ate it. See Less
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    Trader Joe's, Long Beach Boulevard, Long Beach, CA, USA

    Symptoms: Nausea Vomiting Stomach Pain
    Trader Joe's, Long Beach Boulevard, Long Beach, CA, USA

    April 13, 2021 9:39 PM

    “Felt stomach pains from their falafel salad ended up throwing up See Less
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    Falafel, Ankara, Turkey

    Symptoms: Stomach Pain
    Ankara, Turkey

    April 9, 2021 12:37 PM

    falafel, now, home See Less
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    Trader Joe's, Concord Avenue, Concord, CA, USA

    Symptoms: Nausea Diarrhea Vomiting Cramps Weakness Sweating
    Trader Joe's, Concord Avenue, Concord, CA, USA

    March 18, 2021 3:37 PM

    “frozen falafel (cooked) and frozen cauliflower pancakes (cooked). I cooked some frozen falafels and cauliflower pancakes. Ate 3 or 4 falafel and 3 pancakes. Two hours later, got terrible cramping, copious sweating, and felt nauseous though I didn't actually vomit. Pooped a bit, but too weak to sit u... See Morep, so ended up on bathroom floor, and when I could get up, went to bed, getting up a few times in the night. I think it was the falafel, but it could have been the pancakes, although I've eaten them before with no bad effects. I don't know whether it was food poisoning or an allergy. See Less
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    Thyme & Co - Cville, 14th Street Northwest, Charlottesville, VA, USA

    Symptoms: Diarrhea
    Thyme & Co - Cville, 14th Street Northwest, Charlottesville, VA, USA

    March 11, 2021 7:41 PM

    “Had a vegetarian falafel salad for lunch—been sick since See Less
    Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

    Trader Joe's, 765 Broadway, Millbrae, CA, USA

    Symptoms: Nausea Diarrhea Other Fever Headache Chills Body Ache
    Trader Joe's, 765 Broadway, Millbrae, CA, USA

    February 26, 2021 8:24 PM

    Baked falafel last night, ate 2 and felt awful (didn’t think anything of it) packed the same falafel today for lunch and I am so sick. Super super nauseous, diarrhea, headache, fever, chills, body ache See Less
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    Marks & Spencer Food Langham Place Store, Argyle Street, Mong Kok, Hong Kong

    Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting
    Marks & Spencer Food Langham Place Store, Argyle Street, Mong Kok, Hong Kong

    February 9, 2021 2:33 PM

    “Maybe a Falafel & Spinach Wrap from there Several hours after eating, nausea began. I had diarrhea and vomiting about 9 hours after eating. 10/2/21 See Less
    Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User