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    It is possible to get food poisoning from pepperoni. Listeria is a major concern of pepperoni food poisoning and pepperoni has been recalled over listeria concerns as recently as Nov 2019. Studies have shown that symptoms can begin within 24 hours and can be life-threatening if untreated.

    Last updated: August 17, 2022

    Product: Pepperoni

    We ate pepperoni pizza and me and my son got sick we didn’t sleep the whole night. Having stomach pain & diarrhea | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Something else See Less
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    We are a family of 7 and all ordered from the Same take out. My son and husband both had the same thing (pepperoni pizza with kebab meat, l had a kebab so not the kebab) no one else had anything with pepperoni so we are very... See More confident this is the cause! Within 12 hours my son was non stop vomiting for 6 hours And now has chronic Diarrhoea. Within 24 hours my husband developed the exact same symptoms and is now so dehydrated he has kidney pain which is extremely worrying. My husband started off with fatigue and just didn’t feel well, he then began having chronic Diarrhoea for around 12 hours and has been heaving wanting to vomit because the cramps he is experiencing are so severe. He has had to take time off of work because he is so weak. He may have to see a dr soon due to the kidney pain he is experiencing. Everyone else in the house is well, if it was a sickness bug we would all have it because we have experienced it plenty in the past. This is different. The lethargy and none relief of symptoms is concerning. We are into day 2 of symptoms. Never again will l buy pepperoni or buy from a takeaway. | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Cramps, Fatigue, Dehydration, Weakness See Less
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    ate mama Cozzi's turkey pepperoni in a wrap I made earlier today. It did taste a little funny but I thought nothing of it. Went and looked at the pepperoni package tonight and the whole thing has mold in it.

    Sell by : Dec 19 2022
    Lot number : 2353217358 22:09 P-5636 2162 See Less
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    I get the pepperoni that is by the Deli and this is the 2nd time this year that it has given me really bad diarrhea. It happens anywhere from and hour after eating it to a day after eating it. | Symptoms: Diarrhea, Cramps See Less
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    Had a BBQ Pizza from here along with my family having another BBQ, Pepperoni and a BBQ, Onion, Ham and sweetcorn pizza, I’m the only one feeling ill, my bowls feel really bad and I feel sick to the stomach. | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea See Less
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    Ate last Sunday. Come Monday about 12 hours after I ate pepperoni pizza and cheesey garlic bread I was throwing up, felt incredibly sick. Had diarrhea all day non stop. Was as white as a sheet. Had stomach cramps. Had to take the following day off work... See More due to still feeling very ill and having cramps. And now today Thursday I still don't feel 100% | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Cramps See Less
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    Pepperoni pizza I ate (2 slices) now I have stomach/intestine issues and not feeling well | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Stomach Pain See Less
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    I opened a brand new package of pepperonis to make pepperoni chips. I ate one and it tasted very strange. Then, when I looked at the other pepperoni, I discovered that they were covered in mold. My lips are burning and my throat feels swollen. | Symptoms: Something else See Less
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    Report date: Jul 29, 2022
    10. Adequate handwashing sinks properly supplied and accessible
    - comments: no soap is available at the rear prep hand washing sink. Must provide at all times. Priority foundation violation 7-38-030(c) citation issued.

    10. Adequate handwashing sinks properly supplied and accessible
    - comments:... See More no paper towels are available at the rear prep and front prep hand washing sinks. Must provide at all times. Priority foundation violation 7-38-030(c) see the above violation #10 for citation.

    21. Proper hot holding temperatures
    - comments: observed approximately 7 lbs of assorted meat and cheese pizzas held at improper hot holding temperature in unheated metal shelving with no time/temperature logs on site. Pepperoni pizza at 80. 9f. Estimated $70. 00 pizzas discarded. Reviewed proper hot holding temperatures. Priority violation 7-38-005 citation issued.

    22. Proper cold holding temperatures
    - comments: observed the following tcs foods held at improper temperatures in the walk-in cooler. Mozzarella cheese at 47. 3f, pepperoni at 47. 1f. All foods discarded. Priority violation 7-38-005 see the above violation #21 for citation.

    33. Proper cooling methods used; adequate equipment for temperature control
    - comments: walk-in cooler unable to maintain an adequate temperature of 41f or below. Ambient temperature was noted at 50. 3, with foods such as pepperoni at 47. 1f. The owner adjusted the thermostat, and the cooler lowered to 42. F during the inspection. Priority violation 7-38-005 citation issued.

    40. Personal cleanliness
    - comments: must provide an effective beard restraint for the cook preparing pizzas/food.

    49. Non-food/food contact surfaces clean
    - comments: all shelving throughout the front and rear prep, rear dry storage with food debris and dirt. Must clean and maintain. ----raw wooden shelving in the employee washroo must be painted/sealed.

    52. Sewage & waste water properly disposed
    - comments: observed a large hole in the wall next to the three-compartment sink with a severed wastewater pipe. Noted waste water draining from piping onto the floor and attached grease trap overflowing onto the floor with wastewater. Priority violation 7-38-030(c) citation issued. The plumber arrived on site and resolved both issues.

    54. Garbage & refuse properly disposed; facilities maintained
    - comments: must not store uncovered garbage cans on the rear patio.

    55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
    - comments: floors throughout the facility with dirt and debris. Must clean and maintain.

    57. All food employees have food handler training
    - comments: no proof of training, certificates, or new hire documentation for food handlers on site. Must provide.

    58. Allergen training as required
    - comments: no proof of allergen training or certificates for the pending city of chicago certified food manager. Must provide.

    Source: chicago.gov
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