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2000 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Unpasteurized Orange Juice

A multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis is was linked to the consumption of unpasteurized orange juices. Eighty-eight cases of Salmonella Enteritidis who reported drinking juice were reported form eight states: California (45), Colorado (32), Arizona (3), Nevada (2), Wyoming (2), Minnesota (2), Washington (1) and Idaho (1). Illness onsets ranged from march 12 to April 17, 2000. there were 18 hospitalizations and no deaths. The juices were made by California Day-Fresh and sold under different brand names including Naked Juice. The juice was transported from an originating plant to another plant where it was mixed and bottled. The receiving plant yielded no obvious food safety violations, however the originating plant revealed several potential violations. The juice was primarily purchased through Costco, but also was available through Von's and Trader Joe's outlets.

  • Outbreak began:
  • March 2000
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • California, Arizona, Minnesota, Colorado, Washington, Idaho, Nevada, Wyoming
  • Organism(s):
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Juice, Orange Juice, Grapefruit Juice, Fresh
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Yes
  • Test Results:
  • JEGX01.0001
  • Location(s):
  • Home
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Ferraro's Orange Juice, Naked Juices, Trader Joe's Blood Orange Juice, Von's Orange and Grapefruit Juices
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Yes
  • Total ill:
  • 88
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Unknown
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • N/A
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Yes
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 18
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0
  • Any References:
  • No

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