Torchy's Tacos Food Poisoning

Torchy's Tacos Food Poisoning

It's possible to get food poisoning from tacos and other Mexican foods. Vomiting and diarrhea are common symptoms of Torchy's Tacos food poisoning and commonly cited fillings in illness reports include shrimp, mushroom, Chile pork, chicken fajita, queso with chorizo, and beef fajita.

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Torchy's Tacos, South Soncy Road, Amarillo, TX, USA

2 days ago reported by user-gcnm3322

I hate the fried avocado and the beast fajita tacos on Saturday, April 6. My friend also ate there with me, but had a burrito instead, and did not eat most of the refried beans that were in it. The next day I started having severe, watery, … See More
diarrhea, and some stomach cramping. It has gone on for almost 3 days now. Also having acidic burps.

My friend has been eating the same things as me on this trip, and my baby has as well. But neither of them had most of what was on my tacos, and I also ate some what I believe was avocado salsa there. They brought the wrong thing with our order, so I had some of that salsa when my friend did not have it, and I wasn’t sure which salsa it was for certain. I am definitely the only one that ate the creamy, green salsa, and possibly also the green tomatillo salsa. I am not one to immediately jump to food poisoning as a cause for some thing, but the fact that I’m the only one that’s been sick for three days, without other general illness, symptoms, and that this has been diarrhea on the level of doing a colonoscopy prep for three days straight now, can only make me conclude it was the food I ate at torchy‘s.  | Symptoms: Diarrhea, Stomach Pain
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#torchystacos #amarillo #texas #us #avocado #burrito #salsa #fajita


Torchy's Tacos, South Mendenhall Road, Memphis, TN, USA

3 months ago reported by user-pwqx7263

I am traumatized from this experience. I am pregnant and have to be extra careful with what I put in my body. I had torchys tacos on Friday for late lunch and later that day I was abruptly hit with intense diarrhea and vomiting. I’ve never experienced … See More
anything like it. For 9 hours straight I puked and diarrhead even when I had nothing left. It was brutal. Never going back here again.  | Symptoms: Diarrhea, Vomiting
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#torchystacos #memphis #tennessee #us


Torchy's Tacos, 24th Avenue Northwest, Norman, OK, USA

4 months ago reported by user-hkgj2787

My husband and I ate at torchys on Sat November 25 at around 2pm. I had a pork carnita taco and a chicken taco. He had a beef fajita taco and rice. At about 2am Sunday morning he started vomiting and complained of severe stomach cramps. He … See More
was weak, had a severe headache and a fever. His symptoms began to subside on Monday Nov 27 mid to late morning. In the 48-72 hrs prior to this, we ate the same things including turkey and ham, dressing etc but no one else has reported illness.  | Symptoms: Nausea, Vomiting, Fever, Cramps, Headache, Weakness
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#torchystacos #norman #oklahoma #us #beef #chicken #rice #turkey #pork #taco #ham #fajita


Torchy's Tacos, South Congress Avenue, Austin, TX, USA

4 months ago reported by user-cqgm9231

On Wednesday 11/22 I ordered a shrimp taco and a tuna taco (they’re special for the day) immediately after eating the shrimp taco, I began to vomit. For 3 1/2 days I was not able to keep anything down and had to take myself to the emergency … See More
room. This was the new torchys tacos off of Slaughter lane and South interstate 35.  | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting
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#torchystacos #austin #texas #us #er #shrimp #tuna #taco

Our family and some friends ate Torchy’s on Sunday at lunch. By 7pm, our 3 year old daughter was vomiting. She only had one episode of vomiting, but she keeps telling me her tummy still hurts today. She also seems low on energy compared to her usual self.  | Symptoms: Nausea, Vomiting, Fatigue, Stomach Pain

#torchystacos #newbraunfels #texas #us


Torchy's Tacos, 1945 Medical Drive, Lakeway, TX, USA

8 months ago reported by user-hjqvc395

I ordered 2 of the Shrimp Baja tacos during rush hour, about 6:30pm on Friday (8/11/23). I got my order to go and ate 1 taco in my vehicle in the parking lot. The taco tasted great, however, only a few minutes after eating, my stomach felt … See More
off. I just went about my evening despite feeling a bit off. By Saturday morning, I was greeted with burning stomach pains and sweating which turned out to be diarrhea. It seems to me that there may of been cross contamination of some kind because they were rushing to get orders during the rush hour time or there is an issue with the storage and/or cooking of the shrimp.  | Symptoms: Diarrhea, Sweating, Stomach Pain
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#torchystacos #lakeway #texas #us #shrimp #taco



Symptoms don’t typically happen right after. Think back in lunch or breakfast.



Hi, thanks for your comment. TIP: If the contamination is chemical or physical, symptoms can start within minutes. If it is biological contamination, it can start as fast as 30 minutes (e.g. Staph). Other types of contamination can take longer, it all depends on what it was, but it can be fast.

Have a great day!



Thank you iwaspoisoned Support, for clarifying and educating the community in the specifics of food poisoning. As you stated, food poisoning can definitely occur while you are eating the meal (contaminated) and can happen suddenly. It can be very scary.

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