Foodborne Illness/Food Poisoning

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INFORMATION ABOUT FOODBORNE ILLNESSES

General information about food poisoning and foodborne illnesses can be found on a Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection website, Food Programs: (http://ct.gov/dcp/cwp/view.asp?a=1621&q=434780). Information on food safety including information on foodborne illnesses can be found at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration website, http://www.fda.gov/Food/FoodborneIllnessContaminants/default.htm.

IF YOU THINK YOU HAVE A FOODBORNE ILLNESS

Town health directors investigate possible incidents of foodborne illnesses. If you believe you have been made ill from consuming food or beverages from a food service facility, you should report the incident to your town of residence’s health department (not to the health department in the town where the food service facility is located).

For information on the Connecticut Department of Public Health’s “Food Protection Program”, visit: http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=4748&q=563390&dphNav=|

TO FIND PROVIDERS IN CONNECTICUT’S COMMUNITY RESOURCES DATABASE:
Search by service name: Public Health Information/Inspection/Remediation

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SOURCES: Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection; Connecticut Department of Public Health; United States Food and Drug Administration

PREPARED BY: 211/rj
CONTENT LAST REVIEWED: June2017