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Oysters Food Poisoning

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Oysters are one of the highest risk food poisoning items you can eat. Oysters are filter feeders and are usually eaten raw, so any environmental issues get passed directly on to diners. Oyster food poisoning is typically associated with vibrio and reports have been received from all coasts.

Hook & Reel Cajun Seafood & Bar, Pines Boulevard, Pembroke Pines, FL, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting
“Raw oysters
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Miku Sushi, 4514 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL, USA

Type: Report
“Report date: Jun 25, 2020
3. Management, food employee and conditional employee; knowledge, responsibilities and reporting
- comments: manager provided no proof of employee health policy on site. Instructed to provide an employee health policy that includes a signed acknowledgement from each employee. Priority foundation. 7. 38. 010. No citation... See More issued.

5. Procedures for responding to vomiting and diarrheal events
- comments: found no procedure/plan for responding to vomiting and diarrhea events. Instructed to provide and maintain appropriate supplies or kit. Priority foundation violation 7-38-005, no citation issued.

14. Required records available: shellstock tags, parasite destruction
- comments: statement or record that fish used raw for sushi product has been frozen by distributor or in facility not presented at time of inspection. Must provide and maintain required statement or record. Priority violation , 7-38-005 no citation issued

14. Required records available: shellstock tags, parasite destruction
- comments: observed no shell stock tag attached to container of oysters, located in reach under kitchen cooler, at time of inspection. Informed manager that tag must remain attached to container until container is empty. Instructed to provide approval sources of shellfish and maintain tags for 90 days on premises. Manager corrected violation by discarding product during inspection. Priority foundation violation # 7-38-005 no citation issued

15. Food separated and protected
- comments: observed that 2 lbs calamari and 2 lbs shrimp are stored in walk in cooler in same container. Manager voluntarily discarded product. Priority violation 7-38-005 no citation issued

23. Proper date marking and disposition
- comments: observed ready to eat, temperature control for safety foods (shrimp ,salad dressings )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. All products voluntarily discarded by management. Priority foundation violation. No citation issued. 7-38-005

37. Food properly labeled; original container
- comments: observed several food containers with different sauces to be kept in refrigerator without common product name marking. Must provide and maintain

39. Contamination prevented during food preparation, storage & display
- comments: food containers stored on floor in walk-in cooler/freezers. Must provide proper, raised shelving to store food containers 6' off floor

41. Wiping cloths: properly used & stored
- comments: observed wet wiping cloths stored on top of the prep tables. Management instructed to store wet wiping cloths in a container of sanitizer.

43. In-use utensils: properly stored
- comments: observed that utensils in use are stored in room temp water water 75 f ,must stored utensils under running cold water, under hot water (135 f and above),in food handle not touching food and in clean place protected from contamination.

47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
- comments: must repair broken cover on reach over freezer in kitchen area

47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
- comments: observed use of duck tape in repair rice hot holding dishes. Must use proper replacement parts or repair equipment with smooth easy cleanable materials

48. Warewashing facilities: installed, maintained & used; test strips
- comments: noted no sanitizer test strip kit on site at the time of inspection to test concentration of sanitizer in 3 compartment sink. Instructed to have a test strip kit on site at all times to properly monitor the strength of the sanitizer pf. Priority foundation. 7-38-005 no citation issued

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: must clean and maintain clean dirty walls and floors behind and under dishmachine

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: must repair rear exit door and walls and openings around,

Source: chicago.gov
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Crab Trap Perdido Key, Perdido Key Drive, Pensacola, FL, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Nausea Vomiting
“Had oysters and crab. Been throwing up all day. ”
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Fisherman's Island, 6659 S Wentworth Ave, Chicago, IL, USA

Type: Report
“Report date: Jun 17, 2020
3. Management, food employee and conditional employee; knowledge, responsibilities and reporting
- comments: observed no signed employees health policies. Must provide and maintain. (priority foundation 7-38-010)

5. Procedures for responding to vomiting and diarrheal events
- comments: observed no clean-up policy procedure and items for... See More vomiting and diarrhea. Must provide and maintain. (priority foundation 7-38-005)

14. Required records available: shellstock tags, parasite destruction
- comments: observed no 90-day shellfish tag with 1 lb. Raw fresh oysters and 1 lb. Raw fresh mussels on ice in front display unit. Must keep 90-day shellfish tag with product until finished. Appx 2lbs. $22(cos)(priority foundation 7-38-005)

14. Required records available: shellstock tags, parasite destruction
- comments: observed no 90- day shellfish tags last date used on back of tag filled out and filed. Must maintain. (priority foundation 7-38-005)

23. Proper date marking and disposition
- comments: observed no date markings on tcs ready to eat refrigerated foods being held for more than 24 hours. Must provide and maintain. (priority foundation 7-38-005)

25. Consumer advisory provided for raw/undercooked food
- comments: observed no consumer advisory reminder and disclosure of consuming raw and under cooked foods on menu. Must provide and maintain. (priority foundation 7-38-005)

33. Proper cooling methods used; adequate equipment for temperature control
- comments: observed improper temperature of front display unit at 47. 3f with raw ready to eat foods stored inside. A held for inspection tag placed on unit. Once repaired fax or email letter. Must have cold holding unit at 41. 0f or below. (priority 7-38-005)

37. Food properly labeled; original container
- comments: must label food storage containers when food is not in original package.

40. Personal cleanliness
- comments: observed all food handlers not wearing hair restraints. Must provide and maintain.

44. Utensils, equipment & linens: properly stored, dried, & handled
- comments: must invert multiuse utensil on dish storage shelves.

45. Single-use/single-service articles: properly stored & used
- comments: must store plastic wear with handles in upright position.

47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
- comments: must repair or replace damaged door handle on walk in freezer.

49. Non-food/food contact surfaces clean
- comments: must clean debris and food build up from interior & exterior of reach in coolers,hot holding units,rolling carts,interior panel of ice machine,steam tables,prep tables,walk in cooler -fan guards & shelving units,exterior of grease trap at 1- comp sink.

51. Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
- comments: must repair or replace faucet handles at hand sink in toilet room and rear prep area are hard to turn on.

51. Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
- comments: observed no hot running water at hand sink in rear prep area. Turned on faucet handle no running water. Must provide and maintain. (priority 7-38-030(c)

53. Toilet facilities: properly constructed, supplied, & cleaned
- comments: must provide a garbage can with lid in unisex toilet room.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: must repair or replace stained ceiling tiles throughout premises,damaged wall base under 3- compartment sink.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: must clean debris build up from wall ledge under electrical units.

56. Adequate ventilation & lighting; designated areas used
- comments: must replace burnt out lights in prep & dish washing areas. Must provide a light shield in walk in freezer.

57. All food employees have food handler training
- comments: observed no food handlers training for all employees. Must provide and maintain.

58. Allergen training as required
- comments: observed no food allergen training for food manager. Must provide and maintain.

Source: chicago.gov
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Salt Cellar Restaurant, North Hayden Road, Scottsdale, AZ, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting
“I was at dinner with my family and I ate everything they ate but the oysters. ”
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Beach House Restaurant, 25th Street, West Vancouver, BC, Canada

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Nausea Vomiting
Hamburger and Oysters
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

The Oyster Bar, Chuckanut Drive, Bow, WA, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting
Oysters I ate a few bites of fried calamari, a half dozen raw oysters, and a salmon entree. I became ill about 2 hours later, first with nausea, then intense vomiting followed by diarrhea. It is now approximately 7 hours later and symptoms are improving except nausea. ”
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Las Islas Marias, 4770 W Grand Ave., Chicago, IL, USA

Type: Report
“Report date: Jun 9, 2020
3. Management, food employee and conditional employee; knowledge, responsibilities and reporting
- comments: observed no employee health policy on site. Must provide written employee health policy for all employees. Priority foundation violation. 7-38-010. No citation issued.

5. Procedures for responding to vomiting and diarrheal events... See More
- comments: observed no vomit and diarrhea clean up kit/procedure on site. Must provide written procedure for the clean up of vomit and diarrheal events, and corresponding equipment outline in procedure. Priority foundation violation 7-38-005. No citation issued.

16. Food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized
- comments: observed excessive amounts of brown, and black mold-like substances throughout interior of ice machine. Instructed must detail clean and sanitize before further use. Ice machine turned off during inspection. Priority foundation violation 7-38-005. No citation issued.

22. Proper cold holding temperatures
- comments: observed tcs foods at improper temperatures in the 3 door cooler in rear, and inside prep cooler in kitchen area. Found shrimp @ 50. 7f-78. 4f; oysters in half shell @ 45. 7f; fish @ 51. 7f; diced tomatoes @ 55. 4f; clams at 58. 3f; squid @ 56. 3f; crab @ 50f and scallops @ 45. 3f. Instructed all tcs foods must be held @ 41f or less at all times when cold holding. Operator voluntarily discarded 30lbs of denatured foods during inspection. Operator estimates value to be $500. Priority violation 7-38-005. No citation issued.

23. Proper date marking and disposition
- comments: observed no labels on any prepped foods in facility. Must properly label all prepped tcs foods with discard date no more than 7 day from preparation date. Must correct and maintain same. Priority foundation violation 7-38-005. No citation issued.

33. Proper cooling methods used; adequate equipment for temperature control
- comments: observed improper temperatures inside 2 refrigeration units in prep area and kitchen. Found ambient air temperature of 48. 2f inside 3 glass door cooler in rear prep area, and ambient air temperature of 46f inside prep cooler in kitchen area. Instructed must maintain ambient air temperature of 41f or less in all refrigeration. All tcs foods removed and units tagged and held for inspection. Priority violation 7-38-005. No citation issued.

36. Thermometers provided & accurate
- comments: observed no thermometer inside prep coolers. Must provide a thermometer in a conspicuous spot in all refrigeration units.

49. Non-food/food contact surfaces clean
- comments: observed excessive grease and dirt build up on storage shelves in the front food prep area, interiors of deep fryers, broiler, and grill. Must detail clean and sanitize equipment. Must maintain same.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: observed heavily soiled floors under cooking equipment in kitchen, and in rear prep area. Must detail clean and sanitize. Must maintain same.

56. Adequate ventilation & lighting; designated areas used
- comments: 6-501. 14 clean the grease on the ventilation hood and filters above the cooking equipment.

58. Allergen training as required
- comments: must provide proof of allergen training for all managers.

Source: chicago.gov
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Perla's, South Congress Avenue, Austin, TX, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting Cramps
“Had dinner around 6:00PM. I ate shrimp and fish ceviche and two raw oysters. I'm now experiencing very intense abdominal cramps, nausea, and vomiting at 11:45 PM. ”
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

Darwin Waterfront Precinct, Kitchener Drive, Darwin City NT, Australia

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting Cramps Indigestion
Oysters  Sudden painful cramps at midnight with indigestion and then vomiting-some diarrhoea this AM ”
Reported By Iwaspoisoned.com User

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