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It's possible to get food poisoning from sandwiches. The most reported symptoms of Potbelly Sandwich Shop food poisoning are diarrhea and nausea. E. Coli is the most commonly reported diagnosis and the most commonly mentioned product to cause food poisoning is a turkey club sandwich.

Last updated: February 18, 2024

Potbelly Sandwich Shop

Today between 1:45-2 at Potbelly in Willow in Northbrook The sandwiches None- we’re sick now Also vomiting NOW | Symptoms: Diarrhea See Less
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Report date: Feb 13, 2024
5. Procedures for responding to vomiting and diarrheal events
- comments: observed the facility without a bodily fluid spill kit and no corresponding clean-up procedure for responding to vomiting and diarrheal events. Instructed facility to develop a clean-up procedure and maintain appropriate... See More supplies that correspond with the on-site plan. Must keep both the policy and supplies on site at all times. Priority foundation violation #7-38-005. Citation issued.

39. Contamination prevented during food preparation, storage & display
- comments: 3-305. 11 observed food containers stored on the floor in the walk-in cooler, prep and storage areas. Instructed manager to properly store and protect food items from contamination while stored by elevating at least six inches from the floor on raised shelving units.

45. Single-use/single-service articles: properly stored & used
- comments: 4-903. 11(a;c) observed single service articles not inverted in the service area and stored on the floor in basement storage areas. Instructed manager to invert and elevate all single service articles off floor.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: 6-501. 12 observed loose debris, dirt, and dust buildup on the floors and corners throughout the facility. Instructed to detail cleaning and increase cleaning frequency of floors. Must maintain at all times.

58. Allergen training as required
- comments: 2-102. 13 observed food service sanitation manager without food allergen training certificate. Instructed to meet requirements.

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Report date: Jan 17, 2024
10. Adequate handwashing sinks properly supplied and accessible
- comments: observed no hand washing signs or posters near hand washing sinks in front and rear prep/dish area. Must provide and maintain

36. Thermometers provided & accurate
- comments: thermometer needed at the... See More front 2-door prep cooler where vegetable are stored. Must provide and maintain.

51. Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
- comments: observed slow leak on pipe underneath hand washing sink in rear prep dishwashing area. Must repair and maintain.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: observed dirt and debris on floor under around and behind all refrigeration units in front and rear prep area. Must clean and maintain.

59. Previous priority foundation violation corrected
- comments: observed previous priority foundation violation not corrected from inspection report#2587910 on 01/10/2024 #55) 6-201. 11 still observed crumbled brick throughout basement storage area are not easily cleanable repair issue with smooth and easily cleanable seal holes on walls. Priority violation: 7-42-090, citation issue.

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Report date: Dec 18, 2023
38. Insects, rodents, & animals not present
- comments: 6-202. 16 observed a 1/4' gap at the bottom of the front carry out(north) exit door. Must provide a tight-fitting seal at all outer openings to prevent the entry of pests.

49. Non-food/food... See More contact surfaces clean
- comments: 4-602. 13 clean shelving in walk in cooler where needed to remove spillage.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: 6-501. 12 instructed to clean the floors under and around kitchen equipment where needed, clean floor in walk-in cooler. Clean ceiling vent and light shields in rear prep area.

56. Adequate ventilation & lighting; designated areas used
- comments: 6-501. 14 the vent over the oven in the rear prep area is dusty; instructed to clean vent to remove dust observed.

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On Fruday December 13th i met my son for lunch at Potbellys. I had the tuna sandwich and he had a salad. Common ingredients are tomato and lettuce. Friday night I was sick with vomiting and diarrhea and continued on Saturday. My son said he had the... See More same thing Saturday night into Sunday. I will call the location along with thr health department. | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting See Less
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Report date: Dec 8, 2023
38. Insects, rodents, & animals not present
- comments: observed a 1/4' gap at the bottom of the front carry out(north) exit door. Must provide a tight-fitting seal at all outer openings to prevent the entry of pests.

49. Non-food/food contact surfaces... See More clean
- comments: 4-602. 13 clean shelving in walk in cooler where needed to remove spillage.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: 6-501. 12 instructed to clean the floors under and around kitchen equipment where needed, clean floor in walk-in cooler. Clean ceiling vent and light shields in rear prep area.

56. Adequate ventilation & lighting; designated areas used
- comments: 6-501. 14 the vent over the oven in the rear prep area is dusty; instructed to clean vent to remove dust observed.

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Suspected food poisoning. Symptoms: Diarrhea, Nausea, Stomach Pain, Cramps
Suspected source: Salami
Pepperoni
Capicola
Onset: 1 to 2 days
Duration: Less than 4 hours | Symptoms: Diarrhea, Nausea, Stomach Pain, Cramps See Less
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I had their apple pecan salad for lunch. It tasted good and I ate the whole thing in one sitting. About an hour later I noticed heavy bowel movements. Few hours later, that turned into horrible diarrheas and ended up throwing up a few times. I was... See More unable to keep anything down. Today is Thanksgiving and I’m scared to eat. | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting See Less
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Suspected food poisoning from italian sandwich, with almost the addon ingredients | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting See Less
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