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Meat Food Poisoning

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You can get food poisoning from all types of meat. Chicken and beef are the most consumed meats and are a high risk of causing food poisoning. Meat contamination can occur during processing, manufacturing, or preparation if mishandled. Common bacteria contamination includes salmonella and E.coli.

Ugo Cafe, Cardiff Avenue, Culver City, CA, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting Weakness
“Took my sister for her birthday there, June 23,2020.
She ordered spaghetti and meatballs. On the way home, after dining, she got very ill. Vomiting, diarrhea,
and naulsea, plus very weak. She still has symptoms and it is a week later. I did not get ill, but did not have... See More the meatballs. The meatballs were not on the menu.
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Papa John's Pizza, Portswood Road, Portswood, Southampton, UK

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting
“I purchased pizzas and sides last night 29th June 2020.
The chicken tasted and smelt funny so was put in the bin having had food poisoning before I know the symptoms the shaking with vomiting and diarrhoea.

The chicken smelt as if had been left out far to long and... See More the sauce wasn’t cooked just dunked after, this would also add as I’m guessing raw meat is dunked in the same sauce so causing cross contamination!

As a chef myself I’m trained to know the difference, maybe someone needs extra training before kills someone.
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Costco Wholesale, East 117th Street, Manhattan, New York, NY, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Nausea Headache
“Beyond Meat Burger Patties 1 person (myself) sick. Symptoms started about 2-3 hours after eating. Symptoms include nausea, feeling queasy, headache, heartburn in chest ”
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Athenian Room, 807 W Webster Ave, Chicago, IL, USA

Type: Report
“Report date: Jun 24, 2020
25. Consumer advisory provided for raw/undercooked food
- comments: observed the establishment serving under cooked meat (burgers) with no consumer advisory, disclosure or reminders to the customers. Instructed to have a consumer advisory on the menu with a disclosure notice and reminder statement. Also must... See More indicate on menu 'cook to order' phrase for burgers. Priority foundation violation:7-38-005,

47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
- comments: rusty door liner at inside walk-in cooler,also prep table base is rusty unable to clean. Surface must be smooth cleanable and non-absorbent surface.

47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
- comments: condenser unit inside the walk-in cooler pipe is leaking. Instructed to repair. No food under the unit.

49. Non-food/food contact surfaces clean
- comments: interior and exterior of cooking equipment with grease build-up, included deep fryers. Clean and maintain

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: grime and grease on wood panels on floor throughout the prep area. Extremely slippery. Also floor under the said wood and throughout the kitchen,dish room and storage. Must clean and maintain. Must remove wood and provide rubber mats for floors

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: broken floor under the high temp dish machine and under wood panels in the kitchen, repair with a smooth and cleanable surface. Peeling paint on ceiling wand walls above and side of walk-in cooler remove. Surface must be smooth cleanable and non-absorbent material

59. Previous priority foundation violation corrected
- comments: previous priority foundation violation not corrected from 6-17-2020,report# 2373852 #16) 4-602. 11(a) excess black slime substance at interior panel of ice machine water reservoir. Instructed to clean, sanitize and maintain unit. Ice is used for human consumption. Priority foundation violation:7-38-005 presently we still observed black slime substance at interior of unit,specially around screws and knobs. Must detail and sanitize unit priority violation:7-42-090

Source: chicago.gov
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Walmart Garden Center, Northwest 27th Avenue, Miami Gardens, FL, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting
Meatballs Few hours after eating...every one got sick ”
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Vallarta Supermarkets, Whittier Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting Headache
“I bought Beyond Meat Italian sausages, my sister and i both got sick with diarrhea and nausea and headaches. Was so excited to try but very disappointed w the outcome :( ”
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Walmart Supercenter, Shugart Road, Dalton, GA, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Cramps
“I believe it was the hamburger meat that I bought from there. It was just me. We had a cook out with hamburgers we just bought. The next day I was hurting and cramping so bad. I have had craps though not as bad now and diarea for a week... See More now. Nothing I have taken has relieved the water diarrhea yet.
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Chef Boyardee Spaghetti’Os, Culbertson, NE, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Vomiting
“Both my kids have had episodes of vomiting and diarrhea 8-20 hours after they ate a can of Spaghetti’Os with meatballs from Chef Boyardee brand. ”
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

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
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Fairplay Foods, S Western Ave, Chicago, IL, USA

Type: Report
“Report date: Jun 25, 2020
1. Person in charge present, demonstrates knowledge, and performs duties
- comments: 2-102. 14 observed the person in charge without the city of chicago food service sanitation manager's certificate. Instructed to meet requirement. Priority foundation 7-38-012.

3. Management, food employee and conditional employee; knowledge, responsibilities... See More and reporting
- comments: 2-102. 14(o) observed no employee health policy on site. Instructed to provide an employee health policy. Priority foundation 7-38-010.

5. Procedures for responding to vomiting and diarrheal events
- comments: 2-501. 11 observed no adequate supplies on site for properly responding to vomit and diarrhea events that can potentially occur inside of the facility. Instructed to provide. Priority foundation 7-38-005.

10. Adequate handwashing sinks properly supplied and accessible
- comments: 6-301. 14 observed no hand washing sign inside of the toilet rooms. Instructed to provide.

16. Food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized
- comments: 4-602. 11(b-e) observed wore out cutting boards located in various food prep areas. Instructed to replace all worn cutting boards.

48. Warewashing facilities: installed, maintained & used; test strips
- comments: 4-301. 12(a) observed the right faucet at the 3 compartment sink not functioning properly and unable to dispense hot water in the far right compartment. Instructed to repair and utilize the other 3 compartment sink on premises until said 3 compartment sink is repaired. Priority foundation 7-38-030(c).

49. Non-food/food contact surfaces clean
- comments: 4-601. 11(b) observed all food contact surfaces in all food prep areas with accumulated debris. Observed accumulated dust debris on the fans located in various walk in coolers. Observed a rack with dried meat blood located in the rear of the meat prep area. Instructed to clean and sanitize all.

49. Non-food/food contact surfaces clean
- comments: 4-601. 11(c) observed rust on the grease trap located under the 3 compartment sink in the meat food prep area. Instructed to remove rust.

51. Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
- comments: 5-205. 15 observed the cold water knob stripped located at the far right faucet of the 3 compartment sink located in the bakery food prep area. Instructed to repair. Priority foundation 7-38-030(c).

53. Toilet facilities: properly constructed, supplied, & cleaned
- comments: 5-501. 17 observed no covered receptacle inside of the women's toilet rooms. Instructed to provide.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: 6-201. 13 observed missing or deattached wall coving under both of the 3 compartment sinks in the food prep area. Instructed to repair or replace wall coving.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: 6-201. 11 observed all hand washing sinks in the toilet room need to be re-caulked to the walls in order to make the wall surface smooth and easily cleanable, observed various areas of the walls and floors in the food prep areas not smooth and easily cleanable with missing floor tiles located under cooking equipment. Instructed to make all surfaces smooth and easily cleanable.

58. Allergen training as required
- comments: 2-102. 13 observed the city of chicago food service sanitation manager does not have the allergen training certificate. Instructed all city of chicago food service sanitation managers must obtain the allergen training certificate and meet requirement.

Source: chicago.gov
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

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Type: Poisoned
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In-N-Out Burger, Mile of Cars Way, National City, CA, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting Weakness Stomach Pain
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Wendy's, Ridge Pike, Conshohocken, PA, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea
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Baja Fresh, Ward Drive, Kettleman City, CA, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting
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KFC, Whitefield Main Road, Prestige Ozone, Whitefield, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea
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Tim Hortons, 100 Street, Westlock, AB, Canada

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Nausea Other Sweating
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Starbucks and Ghiardelli Caramel Syrup, Amazon, Huntsville, AL, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea
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I used Starbucks Caramel Syrup in a homemade cup of coffee (Caribou Obsidian 2 shots) and almost 9 hours later I got violent diarrhea,  Just me.  The symptoms took... See More about 12 hours to kick in.  I have a sluggish digestive system
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Asda Leigh Supercentre, Atherleigh Way, Leigh, UK

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea
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