If you’ve got food poisoning, Iowa’s got your number — and its toll free — 844-IowaSic.

Patricia Quinlisk, medical director for the Iowa Department of Public Health, said the announcement of the number for the state’s new food poisoning detection and response initiative Monday should reduce the number of foodborne illnesses, citing the importance of…

If there was a trifecta for gastrointestinal illnesses, Iowa would be running away with it this summer. It’s running second only to Texas in the national Cyclospora outbreak with 153 cases and it was one of seven states where the number of illnesses continued to increase during the past three days. The Iowa Department of…