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Posted On 08.15.11 by in Personal Injury
During the holidays many of us consume catered party food, or eat out in malls and restaurants more often than usual. Who should you call if the food makes you sick?
Lists of food establishments recently closed by the Baltimore City Health Department are available online, but unfortunately, these reports are several months out of date. Nevertheless, you can check through these postings to see whether your illness came from eating food sold to you by a previous “food safety offender.”
In addition, you can click here for a map of facilities closed for food safety or other reasons by the Baltimore City Health Department.
A Google map connecting you to the full text of inspections conducted by the Howard County Health Department is also available. Other counties have similar reporting services.
An overview of food poisoning, including the various types, their causes, symptoms and much more, is available in this University of Maryland article. Yes, these are the same folks who run the Maryland Poison Control Center, and they’ve also posted someseasonal poison prevention advice.
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