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Persons Reported Sick Last 7 Days

Domino's Pizza, 1012 N Miami Beach Blvd, North Miami Beach, FL 33162, United States

Type: Closure
“Closure Date: 05/06/2020

High Priority - Employee began working with food, handling clean equipment or utensils, or touching unwrapped single-service items without first washing hands. Observed pizza delivery drivers/employees entered establishment from the back door handling boxed, cooked pizza no hand wash. Employees washed hands. **Corrected On-Site**
High Priority -... See More Live, small flying insects in kitchen, food preparation area, or food storage area. Observed 3 live small flying insects flying around the front reach in cooler. Observed 1 fly landed on 2 pizza dough that was being made.
High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food hot held at less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Observed pepperoni pizza at 123°F on the hot holding unit. Manager discarded pizza. **Corrected On-Site**
High Priority - Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. Observed 1 live roach crawling on the floor by pizza box station, and 2 live roaches crawling behind the reach in cooler that has food.
High Priority - Rodent activity present as evidenced by rodent droppings found. Observed approximately 100+ rodent droppings found behind the pizza dough station, approximately 30+ rodent droppings in the storage room, approximately 10+ rodent droppings in the dining area.
High Priority - Stop Sale issued due to food not being in a wholesome, sound condition. Observed 1 fly landed on 2 pizza dough that was being made.

Source: Florida Health Department
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Kroger Deli, U.S. 17 Business, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576, United States

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea
“Ate pre-packaged pasta from outside company sold. Exp. Date 8/22/2020. Contained tomatoes, pasta, peppers in Italian type dressing. ”
Reported By User

Walmart, Bandera Road, San Antonio, TX, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Nausea Cramps Stomach Pain
“Black peppercorns and bushe’s black beans canned Opened the can of beans, ate it then put the rest in the fridge for later, later came. Warmed it up in the microwave for 2:00minutes. Grounded black peppercorns afterwards. Ate with a slice of bread. 5 minutes later I started feeling stomachaches... See More then nauseous afterwards. The cramps went away hours later but the nausea stayed. Never threw up tho. Just me got sick 
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Little Caesars Pizza, Hillside Avenue, Victoria, BC, Canada

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Nausea Other Stomach Pain
“On May 3rd, 2020, I ordered a medium veggie pizza and and order of crazy bread in person at this location. Upon opening the box, I noticed lots of black specks that looked like black pepper. I have never eaten pizza with black pepper all over the pizza before. There... See More was lots around the inside of the box too. I ate 3 slices and had 3 crazy bread and immediately felt stomach pain developing and nausea. The stomach pain and nausea lasted more than 12 hrs. I had to sleep sitting upright for more than 8 hrs. This is the second time that I have ordered pizza at this location and I do not recall seeing the black pepper all over the pizza and the box.
Reported By User

Pepperoni pizza, Toronto, ON, Canada

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting
“My friend got the food from her work place
I ate a stuffed pepperoni pizza on Friday 15 to 20 minutes later I started having diarrhea and committing I can’t keep nothing down  Friday evening I got sick  ”
Reported By User

Digiorno rising crust pizza, Carnegie, PA, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea
“My gf got sick off of 2 separate rising crust pizzas topped with the sausage and pepperoni. 2 different ones in 3 weeks.. didnt think anything g of it til the 2nd one ”
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Little Caesars Pizza, Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy, TN, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Other Stomach Pain
“I stopped and bought a pizza there. I noticed the pizza has very little cheese on it and it looked old. I ate 4 slices and the last two were bought to chew. My stomach puffed out and it is irritated ,puffy, larger uncomfortable.I think I got poisoned , don't... See More know what, smelled like glue the next day. I immediately got sick next day after eating 4 slices if the $5.00 fast pick up pepperoni pizza.
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Sonic Drive-In, West Broad Street, Glen Allen, VA, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting
fast food  I ordered the chili coin dog meal and mozzarella sticks. The hot dog didn’t taste like it normally did and had an almost chemical taste. I threw it away half way through. The mozzarella sticks didn’t taste good either and I threw those away after eating two. The... See More tots were fine and even my diet Dr Pepper taSted strange and I threw that away too. My husband had a chicken sandwich but said his tastes fine. So far I’m the only one sick. I ate this yesterday so one day ago. It’s been just under 24 hours. 
Reported By User

McDonald's, East 2nd Street, Reno, NV, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting
Big mac from #1 meal I was shopping at walmart and decided to grab something from there because i hadn't eaten anything that day and i was hungry so i ordered the #1 large with a dr. Pepper
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Cafecito, W Fullerton Pkwy, Chicago, IL, USA

Type: Report
“Report date: Apr 20, 2020
5. Procedures for responding to vomiting and diarrheal events
- comments: found procedure/plan on site however kit not complete missing solution to control norovirus for responding to vomiting and diarrheal events, also missing mop etc. Instructed facility to maintain any appropriate supplies on site. Priority... See More foundation violation 7-38-005. -

8. Hands clean & properly washed
- comments: observed employee writing dates on piece of paper,went inside the walk-in cooler returned to his work station grabbed a pair gloves, gloved his hands a continue to slice cooked peeled red peppers and put them with previous sliced peppers. No hand washing prior to glove hands. Handwashing and glove procedure was discussed with on duty manager, which she discussed issue with employee. Priority violation 7-38-010.

10. Adequate handwashing sinks properly supplied and accessible
- comments: no soap provided at hand soap dispenser by the low temp dishmachine. Upon my request manager provided soap at soap dispenser, at said mention area. Priority foundation:7-38-030(c)

16. Food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized
- comments: low temp dish machine in prep area, dispensing improper sanitizer solution,0ppm. Unit was in use,dish rack inside with utensils. Instructed to use three compartent sink to wash,rinse and sanitize(100ppm). Two days given violation:7-38-005.

23. Proper date marking and disposition
- comments: observed prepared tcs foods not properly date labeled. Must properly date labeled foods with an expiration date no longer than 7 days on all tcs foods(cooked chicken,boiled diced potatoes, sliced tomatoes etc). Priority foundation violation: 7-38-005.

25. Consumer advisory provided for raw/undercooked food
- comments: must provide consumer advisory (on site), reminder (in the menu), and disclosure (by the food items) for all undercooked foods(eggs). Also must indicate on menu 'cook to order' phrase for eggs,steaks, etc. Priority foundation violation:7-38-005.

36. Thermometers provided & accurate
- comments: stem thermometer to be able to check food temperature not provided was given/ pointed to a cook meat thermometer. After my request and over half hour later employee showed me a new thermometer which he removed from manufacture case. Instructed to keep stem thermometer in prep area to be able to check food temperature. Priority foundation:7-38-005

38. Insects, rodents, & animals not present
- comments: we observed over 25 flying insect in rear prep area: on walls around three compartment sink,on wall by mop sink,on wall by the ice machine and on wall by one compartment sink in prep area. Flies inside the opened bag of dirty cloths stored in the kitchen. Remove flying insect,clean and sanitize mentioned area,also relocate bag with dirty cloth out of prep area and provide container with lid. Priority foundation violation:7-38-020(a)

41. Wiping cloths: properly used & stored
- comments: noted dirty wiping cloth on prep table in the kitchen, not properly stored. Instructed to store wiping cloth in a bucket with sanitizer solution,when not in use.

43. In-use utensils: properly stored
- comments: ice scoops when not in use must be stored in ice scoop container throughout

45. Single-use/single-service articles: properly stored & used
- comments: single serving utensils(plastic utensils)used for customers must be invert,to minimize source of contamination

51. Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
- comments: leaking pipe under the handwashing sink at front prep area by the door,repair cause

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: dust build-up on ceiling vent cover by the ice machine. Clean and repair

57. All food employees have food handler training
- comments: no food handler training certificate provided on site. Instructed to provide.

58. Allergen training as required
- comments: two city sanitation certificate provided on site,however one allergen training certificate provide. Additional allergen certificate is needed

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The Habit Burger Grill, East Craig Road, North Las Vegas, NV, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Nausea Other Sweating
“Ordered a double char from the drive thru asked for fries cooked well done. Fries were nasty soggy thru them out the window, had 3 to 4 bites of the burger and felt queasy. Stopped eating and drove home. Tried rather hard for 30 minutes to vomit but could not,... See More laid in the bed sweating and having strange pains moving around in my body, finally got some sleep but not feeling any better. Almost 24 hours before any relief, then it actually gets worse from hour 24 to 36 with major joint pain immobilizing me completely.
Shame on the manager for trying to give coupons when he asked for a refund. Shame on upper management for contacting him for personal info instead of trying to find and clean up their dangerous mess.
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Starbucks, U.S. 202, Flemington, NJ, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Cramps
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Burger King, Interstate 35, Oklahoma City, OK, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting
“Sister and I had whopper and fries and we both got sick ”
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Los Amigos Mexican Restaurant, Baldwin Street, Georgetown Township, MI, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Other Gas
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McDonald's, Plymouth Road, Redford Charter Township, MI, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Nausea Vomiting
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Chipotle Mexican Grill, Southwest Hall Boulevard, Portland, OR, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting
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Panera Bread, Sheridan Drive, Tonawanda, NY, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Other Stomach Pain
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sweetgreen, John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge, MA, USA

Type: Poisoned
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Wendy's, Providence Rd, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Nausea Vomiting
“I had 2 Jr. Cheeseburger Deluxe’s on Saturday May 2 at 9:05 p.m. At 11:30 I started throwing up and continued to throw up for the next day and a half. Also my husband had a bite of the burger and threw up 30mins later and was fine the next... See More day.
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H-E-B, 5407 Andrews Hwy, Midland, TX 79706, United States

Type: Poisoned
Symptoms: Diarrhea Nausea Vomiting Cramps
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