Foodborne illness information for the public

Learn how to report a case of food poisoning and find disease-specific fact sheets.

Foodborne illness complaints

If you believe you have experienced foodborne illness (“food poisoning”) and would like to report a restaurant or other exposure, please call:

Please be prepared to provide a food history for the 72 hours prior to symptom onset. You may also want to visit your healthcare provider.

Disease-specific fact sheets

You can view fact sheets about diseases that can be spread through food or drinks.

MDPH resources

Additional resources

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