Foodborne Illness Outbreak Database

This database provides summaries of significant food and water related outbreaks occurring since 1984 caused by E. coli, Salmonella, Hepatitis A, Campylobacter and other pathogens. Read more »

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July 18 2018 Outbreak of Clostridium perfringens at Chipotle, Powell, Ohio

  • Organism:
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

In July 2018 public health investigators at the Delaware General Health District (DGHD) and the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) investigated an outbreak of Clostridium perfringens associated with Chipotle Mexican Grill located at 9733 Sawmill Parkway…Read More »

July 17 2017 Outbreak of Norovirus at Chipotle Mexican Grill, Sterling, Virginia

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • Ill food handler

The Loudoun County Health Department reported that more than 135 people were sickened after eating food from the Chipotle Mexican Grill located at 21031 Tripleseven Road in Sterling, Virginia. The first reports of illness occurred on July 13, 2017. T…Read More »

October 15 2015 Outbreak of E. coli O26 Linked to Chipotle Mexican Grill, Washington and Oregon

  • Organism:
  • Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle:
  • unknown

The CDC, FDA, USDA FSIS and public health officials in several states investigated two outbreaks of E. coli O26 linked to food sold at Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants. Public health investigators used PulseNet to identify illnesses that were part …Read More »

August 15 2015 Outbreak of Norovirus, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Simi Valley, California

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • unknown

In August 2015 Ventura County Environmental Health and Ventura County Public Health Division staff investigated an outbreak of norovirus among patrons of a Chipotle restaurant located in the Simi Valley Towne Center. During the week of August 18, 201…Read More »

August 15 2015 Salmonella Newport Outbreak, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Tomatoes

Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and Minnesota Department of Agriculture investigators reported an outbreak of Salmonella Newport among customers of 17 different Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants. The MDH Public Health Laboratory detected two PF…Read More »

December 15 2015 E. coli O157 Outbreak Linked to Chipotle Mexican Grill, Seattle, Washington

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

In early August 2015 Public Health Seattle King County (PHSKC) investigated an outbreak of E. coli O157 that occurred among five patrons of Chipotle Mexican Grill located at 1415 Broadway in Seattle, Washington. Illness onset dates occurred on July 2…Read More »

September 09 2009 Multistate Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Linked to Church Brothers LLC Leafy Greens

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Leafy Greens, Romaine Lettuce, Iceberg Lettuce

In September, 2009, a cluster of patients who had been infected with an indistinguishable strain of E. coli O157:H7 was identified. Initially case-patients were identified in Colorado, Utah, and New York State. Additional case-patients were identif…Read More »

February 09 2009 Outbreak of Campylobacter, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Apple Valley, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Leafy Greens, Lettuce

An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among patrons who ate a variety of chicken and non-chicken dishes at the Apple Valley, Minnesota, Chipotle Mexican Grill. Exposures involved meals that had been served between February 9 and 14. An envir…Read More »

April 08 2008 Outbreak of Hepatitis A linked to Chipotle Mexican Grill Restaurant, California

  • Organism:
  • Hepatitis
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

Persons who dined at the restaurant, located in La Mesa, California, between March 1 and April 22, 2008, developed hepatitis A. Restaurant employees were tested for hepatitis A subsequent to the outbreak and had no evidence of recent hepatitis A infe…Read More »

April 08 2008 Outbreak of Norovirus at Chipotle Mexican Grill, Kent, Ohio

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • Sandwiches, Burritos

Patrons of a Chipotle Grill Restaurant near Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, developed diarrhea, nausea and vomiting due to Norovirus. Many of those affected were Kent State University students who had eaten burritos at the restaurant. Restaura…Read More »

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