Foodborne Illness Complaints

If you think you got sick from eating at a restaurant or other public food service:

Call us at 507 328-7500 and ask for "Environmental Health"   
       Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Call the Minnesota Foodborne Illness Hotline at
       1 877 366-3455 (1 877 FOOD ILL)
       24-hours a day

Email us at

You will be asked about:

  • Your symptoms, and
  • Where you ate and what you ate on the day you became ill and for the three days before.

    This report is confidential and can help determine if other illnesses are linked to a food you ate.

    Also see the Minnesota Department of Health website:  Foodborne basics