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    The most common fish food poisonings are scombroid and ciguatera. Scombroid is caused by improperly handling of fish producing histamine-releasing bacteria. Symptoms can occur as quickly as 15 mins. Ciguatera is common with tropical and sub-tropical fish and typically causes hot-cold reversal.

    Product: Fish

    Updated: August 3, 2021 2:09 AM

    McDonald's, East Avenue De Los Arboles, Thousand Oaks, CA, USA

    Symptoms: Nausea Vomiting
    McDonald's, East Avenida De Los Arboles, Thousand Oaks, CA, USA

    August 3, 2021 2:09 AM

    “Ordered a filet o fish meal & felt ill. The workers were also coughing & handling cash & touching the food with the same hands See Less
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    Le Bayou, Route de Nimes, Tornac, France

    Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting
    Le Bayou, Route de Nîmes, Tornac, France

    August 1, 2021 9:30 AM

    “Friday 30th July 2021 22:00 hrs, A meal of steak, chips, salad with a steak au poivre sauce followed by ice cream sundae of chestnut, coffee and coconut ice cream My girlfriend got very sick. We were a party of three and me and our friend had the fish and chips, I had the cafe gourmand dessert.  See Less
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    Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen, Terminal C, 2610 International Pkwy Gate 14, Dallas, TX 75261, United States

    Symptoms: Nausea Diarrhea Vomiting Diarrhea Vomiting Cramps
    Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen, Terminal C, 2610 International Pkwy Gate 14, Dallas, TX 75261, United States

    July 31, 2021 11:33 AM

    “I had the fish tacos from here. It was really good, but later on that night (probably 10-12 hours after consuming the tacos). I had vomiting, intense abdominal cramps, constant diarrhea and cold sweats throughout the night. It seems to be getting better after 12 hours of being sick, hopefully. See Less
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    Pescadero Seafood & Oyster Bar, 1258 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL, USA

    Pescadero Seafood & Oyster Bar, 1258 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL, USA

    July 31, 2021 9:03 AM

    “Report date: Jul 29, 2021
    10. Adequate handwashing sinks properly supplied and accessible
    - comments: noted no paper towels located at the cooks line hand washing sink. Must provide at all times. Priority foundation violation 7-38-030(c) citation issued.

    14. Required records available: shellstock tags, parasite destruction
    -... See More comments: observed that facility prepares and serves shellfish. Shellfish tags observed stored without proper dating when is the last one sold or prepared. Must maintain records, properly marked tags, and stored them for 90 days from the date last one from the box prepared or sold. Priority foundation violation 7-38-005 no citation issued

    16. Food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized
    - comments: noted the chlorine chemical dishwashing machine not dispensing chlorine sanitizer while dishes were being washed�0 ppm chlorine after several attempts. Machine tagged held for inspection and must not use until repaired and c. D. P. H notified for re-inspection and tag removal. Priority violation 7-38-025 citation issued.

    22. Proper cold holding temperatures
    - comments: observed tcs foods such as veggie burgers and raw fish at inadequate temperatures of 61. 7f. All foods discarded. Priority violation 7-38-005 citation issued.

    25. Consumer advisory provided for raw/undercooked food
    - comments: observed menu items such as oysters and burgers not properly disclosed with a description of the animal-derived foods such as 'raw' or 'cooked to order. ' must provide proper disclosure for such foods on all menus. Priority foundation violation.

    33. Proper cooling methods used; adequate equipment for temperature control
    - comments: observed the cooks line cooler unable to maintain an adequate temperature. Cooler noted at 60. 4f. Cooler tagged held for inspection and must not use until maintains a temperature of 41f or below. Priority violation 7-38-005 citation issued.

    39. Contamination prevented during food preparation, storage & display
    - comments: must install splash guards on both sides of the dish room hand washing sink between the sink and clean stored dishes.

    40. Personal cleanliness
    - comments: noted a food handler working at the cooks line cooler with excessive jewelry, large metal/leather wrist bands, and rings. Instructed food handlers are allowed to wear a wedding band only during food preparation.

    41. Wiping cloths: properly used & stored
    - comments: wiping cloth noted hanging on the faucet of the fish display compartment prep sink. Must properly store all prep wiping cloths in a container of sanitizing solution between use.

    43. In-use utensils: properly stored
    - comments: must hold the ice scoop in a clean container. Not on the top of the ice machine.

    47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
    - comments: must not use milk crates as a means of elevation throughout the facility.

    49. Non-food/food contact surfaces clean
    - comments: table top can opener noted with excessive food debris and rust. Must remove rust and clean food debris after each use.

    55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
    - comments: blackened, moldy caulking at the metal seams on the cooks line hand washing sink. Must replace. ----all floor drains at the dish room and floor under the dish machine with dirt and debris. Must clean and maintain all.

    60. Previous core violation corrected
    - comments: previous core violation from report #2497257 on 3-23-21 not corrected #55-6-201. 11-- all exposed brick on the walls behind the bar, the brick wall at the seafood display cooler. Must be sealed/covered to be smooth and cleanable. Priority foundation violation.

    Source: chicago.gov
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    Poke Poke, 802 W Belmont Ave , Chicago, Il, USA

    Poke Poké, 802 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL, USA

    July 30, 2021 9:03 AM

    “Report date: Jul 27, 2021
    1. Person in charge present, demonstrates knowledge, and performs duties
    - comments: the person in charge during the inspection did not have a city of chicago sanitation certificate.

    2. City of chicago food service sanitation certificate
    - comments: no valid city of... See More chicago sanitation certificate was posted on the premises or such a person on-site when foods were being prepared and served. Priority foundation violation 7-38-12 citation issued.

    3. Management, food employee and conditional employee; knowledge, responsibilities and reporting
    - comments: no written employee health policy on site for all employees on site. Must provide. Priority foundation violation.

    9. No bare hand contact with rte food or a pre-approved alternative procedure properly allowed
    - comments: i observed an employee coring, cutting, and handle ready-eat avocados with her bare hands. Reviewed there is no bare hand contact with ready-to-eat foods. Avocados discarded. Priority violation 7-38-010 citation issued.

    10. Adequate handwashing sinks properly supplied and accessible
    - comments: observed both the prep line and the dishwashing room hand sinks not accessible for use. Prep hand sink noted with dish cleaning tools and metal pan inside. Dish room handwashing sink filled with plastic food containers, piled plastic buckets, and stand fans. Instructed management to make all sinks accessible. Priority foundation violation 7-38-030(c) citation issued.

    14. Required records available: shellstock tags, parasite destruction
    - comments: no written statement from frozen fish supplier stipulating that the fish supplied are frozen to a temperature and a specified time required. Must provide such documentation. Priority foundation violation.

    16. Food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized
    - comments: observed an employee washing dishes in the prep area one compartment food prep sink without properly washing, rinsing, and sanitizing. A dish drying rack was set next to the sink and was filled with washed dishes. Instructed all dishwashing must be done at the three compartment sink dish room. Also noted are employees at the dishroom three-compartment sink washing dishes with the sink improperly set. No-rinse bin set and no sanitizer in the third compartment sink. Reviewed proper method of manual warewashing and instructed manager to correct. Priority violation 7-38-025 citation issued.

    21. Proper hot holding temperatures
    - comments: observed tcs miso soup in a hot holding unit at 121. 1f. Instructed all hot food must be held at 135f or above. Soup discarded. Priority violation 7-38-005 citation issued.

    22. Proper cold holding temperatures
    - comments: observed the following tcs foods held at improper cold holding temperatures in two separate coolers. Fish eggs @ 49. 6f, crab @ 46. 5 & @ 50. 7f, soybeans @ 44. 7f, shrimp @ 44f, fermented soybean paste @ 54. 3f. All foods discarded. Priority violation see violation #21 for citation

    25. Consumer advisory provided for raw/undercooked food
    - comments: menu does not disclose and inform consumers of the specific menu items that are raw or undercooked and a potential hazard of consuming such food. Foods such as raw fish. Must provide a consumer advisory for all menus that discloses and reminds. Priority foundation violation.

    29. Compliance with variance/specialized process/haccp
    - comments: no variance documentation on-site for sushi rice with vinegar as a food additive to maintain an approved ph level. Must provide documentation/records verifying the ph, such as a laboratory letter or a ph meter on site. Priority foundation violation. No citation issued

    32. Variance obtained for specialized processing methods
    - comments: no variance presented issued by department for special proces. See violation #29 for violation.

    33. Proper cooling methods used; adequate equipment for temperature control
    - comments: noted two coolers were are unable to maintain adequate temperatures. One cooler was noted at 45. 3f with crab at 46. 5f, and another cooler was noted at 59f with fermented soybean paste at 54. 3f. Coolers tagged are held for inspection and must not use until repaired and maintains at a temperature of 41f or below. C. D. P. H was contacted for re-inspection and tag removal. Priority violation 7-38-005 citation issued.

    37. Food properly labeled; original container
    - comments: all bulk food containers must be labeled with the product common name.

    38. Insects, rodents, & animals not present
    - comments: observed approximately 50 rat droppings and a dead rat in the rear chemical storage area at the rear dish room and 25 rat droppings in the rear storage room at the sump pump area. Last pest control service report dated on 4-23-21. Recommend obtaining pest control service for rats. Instructed to remove all droppings and dead rats. Sanitize all affected areas. Priority foundation violation 7-38-020(a).

    41. Wiping cloths: properly used & stored
    - comments: wiping cloths throughout the food prep areas must be held in a clean container with a sanitizing solution.

    45. Single-use/single-service articles: properly stored & used
    - comments: all stored boxed-to-go items must be elevated from the floors throughout the dining room and all beverages elevated in the front storage closet.

    49. Non-food/food contact surfaces clean
    - comments: cooks line toaster oven with excessive food debris and grease. Must clean and maintain.

    49. Non-food/food contact surfaces clean
    - comments: peeling plastic protectant on the metal shelving above the three-compartment sink must be removed to be smooth and cleanable.

    57. All food employees have food handler training
    - comments: no proof of food handler training or certificates on site for all employees. Must provide.

    Source: chicago.gov
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    Majestic Elegance Costa Mujeres, Costa Mujeres, Quintana Roo, Mexico

    Symptoms: Nausea Diarrhea Vomiting Vomiting
    Majestic Elegance Costa Mujeres, Costa Mujeres, Quintana Roo, Mexico

    July 28, 2021 6:02 PM

    “I ate in the Italian restaurant ll botaccio, at the resort . I was so sick and vomiting the whole night. They wouldn’t accept responsibility or even send a doctor
    They wanna charge me $150 just for having a doc looking at me. For something that they... See More should take some responsibility for it.
    I got a shellfish with linguine 
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    La Palapa, 3350 N Harlem Ave, Chicago, IL, USA

    La Palapa, 3350 N Harlem Ave, Chicago, IL, USA

    July 28, 2021 9:02 AM

    “Report date: Jul 27, 2021
    5. Procedures for responding to vomiting and diarrheal events
    - comments: found no procedure/plan for responding to vomiting and diarrheal events. Instructed to provide and maintain required procedure/plan and appropriate supplies or kit. (necessary items at a minimum: gloves, face masks, disposable... See More mops and appropriate sanitizer/spray that is effective against norovirus). Priority foundation violation 7-38-005.

    14. Required records available: shellstock tags, parasite destruction
    - comments: observed (1) container of shellfish (oysters) held inside the walk-in-cooler with no shellfish tag/label. Management discarded,denatured shellfish(oysters) during this inspection. Instructed management shellstock tags are required to be attached until container is empty or retagged and thereafter kept on file for 90 days. Priority foundation violation 7-38-005,citation issued. (cos).

    39. Contamination prevented during food preparation, storage & display
    - comments: observed no splashguard at handwashing sink at rear dishwashing area. Instructed to provide and washable splashguard at left side next to pot/pan storage shelf.

    47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
    - comments: observed a torn door gasket inside of the walk-in-cooler. Instructed management to replace the torn door gasket.

    48. Warewashing facilities: installed, maintained & used; test strips
    - comments: observed no irreversible registering temperature indicators or device to measure the utensil surface temperature inside of the high temperature dish machine. Instructed management to provide and maintain. Priority foundation violation 7-38-005,no citation issued.

    51. Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
    - comments: observed water leak at drain pipe underneath the 3-compartment sink. Instructed to repair plumbing leak and maintain.

    52. Sewage & waste water properly disposed
    - comments: observed wastewater backing-up from open site drain pipe underneath the 3-compartment sink when water is filled and draining. Instructed to repair plumbing and maintain. Priority violation 7-38-030 (c),citation issued.

    56. Adequate ventilation & lighting; designated areas used
    - comments: observed missing (3) light shields for light fixtures in kitchen prep area. Instructed to provide light shields for light fixtures.

    56. Adequate ventilation & lighting; designated areas used
    - comments: observed mechanical ventilation in washrooms not working. Instructed to repair and maintain adequate ventilation in washrooms.

    57. All food employees have food handler training
    - comments: food handler with incomplete proof of food handler training certificate. Instructed to provide certificate for each employee.

    58. Allergen training as required
    - comments: allergen training is required for all employees that have a city of chicago food sanitation certificate. Instructed to complete training and keep certificate on site.

    Source: chicago.gov
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    Izumi Revolving Sushi, Serramonte Center, Serramonte, Daly City, CA, USA

    Symptoms: Chills Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting
    Izumi Revolving Sushi, Serramonte Center, Serramonte, Daly City, CA, USA

    July 28, 2021 5:03 AM

    “I ate raw fish from a local sushi place. I felt hot flashes on my face & itchy on my back. I then got the chills & felt nautious. I don't have any known food allergies. I eat shellfish on a regular basis. It happened Today See Less
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    Long John Silver's, South Fort Apache Road, Las Vegas, NV, USA

    Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting
    Long John Silver's, South Fort Apache Road, Las Vegas, NV, USA

    July 27, 2021 10:29 AM

    Fish and shrimp  Two people who ate both got sick, 1 hour after eating  See Less
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    Happy's Fish and Chicken, West Garfield Boulevard, Chicago, IL, USA

    Happy's Fish and Chicken, West Garfield Boulevard, Chicago, IL, USA

    July 27, 2021 9:01 AM

    “Report date: Jul 21, 2021
    2. City of chicago food service sanitation certificate
    - comments: observed no certified food manager on duty while tcs foods are being prepared,handled and served such as eggs, chicken,coleslaw and fish. Must be on site at all times. (priority foundation 7-38-012)(citation issued)... See More 8. Hands clean & properly washed
    - comments: observed male employee handling and preparing food with gloves then left the prep area to go in the back and entered the walkin cooler and returned to the food he was preparing without changing gloves or washing hands. Priority violation 7-38-010. Citation issued

    22. Proper cold holding temperatures
    - comments: observed raw eggs stored in front prep cooler ranging from 48. 7f- 55. 3f. Instructed manager that eggs must remain at 41. 0f or below. Manager discarded and denatured 24 eggs valued at $4. 00. Priority violation. 7-38-005. Citation issued.

    23. Proper date marking and disposition
    - comments: observed cooked beef in walk in cooler not date marked. Instructed manager that all cooked foods held for more than 24 hours must be properly date marked with the date the food will be sold, discarded or consumed. Manager discarded and denatured 3 lbs priority foundation 7-38-005. Citation issued.

    25. Consumer advisory provided for raw/undercooked food
    - comments: observed no consumer advisory, disclosure or reminder to inform consumers of the significantly increased risk of foodborne illness from consuming raw or undercooked meats, poulrty, seafood, shellfish or eggs.

    41. Wiping cloths: properly used & stored
    - comments: observed wiping cloths stored improperly. Instructed manager to store wiping cloths in a sanitizing solution between uses.

    45. Single-use/single-service articles: properly stored & used
    - comments: observed single use containers and aluminum pans improperly stored. Instructed manager to invert all articles and maintain.

    47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
    - comments: observed cardboard and aluminum foil used to line shelves. Instructed manager that all surfaces must be easily cleanable. Manager removed all cardboard and foil from shelves.

    49. Non-food/food contact surfaces clean
    - comments: observed accumulated food debris on interior surfaces of reach in coolers. Instructed manager to clean and maintain. (nonfood contact surfaces)

    55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
    - comments: observed missing/damaged ceiling tiles in front prep area. Instructed manager to replace and repair. Must maintain.

    Source: chicago.gov
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