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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December 09 Canterbury England Unknown 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

Two clusters of an unusual strain of Salmonella Typhimurium, PT U319, have occurred in Canterbury, England since mid December. The illnesses have occurred among children who have attended three different nursery schools and a primary school in the a…Read More »

November 09 Missouri Private Home Head Cheese 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Luncheon Meat and Sausage, Head Cheese

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was associated with eating head cheese(a luncheon meat) while at a private home in Missouri.…Read More »

September 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella (Multiple Serotype) at a Wedding Reception, Connecticut

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Potato Salad, Food Worker

An outbreak of multiple types of Salmonella occurred among persons who attended a wedding reception held in Connecticut. Among the six case-patients who obtained laboratory testing, two stool specimens yielded S. Schwarzengrund, two yielded S. Typhi…Read More »

August 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Linked to Alfalfa Sprouts, Michigan

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Alfalfa Sprouts

Salmonella Typhimurium illnesses occurred among Michigan residents from Bay, Genesee, Kent, Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw, and Wayne counties who had eaten raw alfalfa sprouts. The source of the sprouts was not described.…Read More »

August 09 Pennsylvania Private Home Beef 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was associated with eating beef at a private home in Pennsylvania.…Read More »

August 09 Colorado Picnic Iceberg Lettuce 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetables, Leafy Greens, Iceberg Lettuce

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was associated with eating iceberg lettuce at a picnic in Colorado.…Read More »

August 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimuriium at a Church, California

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred among people who had eaten at a church in California. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

July 09 King Soopers, Inc., Ground Beef 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, Ground beef

King Soopers, Inc., a supermarket chain, recalled approximately 466,236 pounds of ground beef that was linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium DT 104 in the state of Colorado. The beef had been distributed in the states of Colorado, Kansas, …Read More »

July 09 Taylor Farms Shredded lettuce 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Leafy greens, Loose, Shredded lettuce

Shredded lettuce sickened 145 people with Salmonella Typhimurium in the western states of the USA and at least 12 people in Canada. Shredded lettuce, possibly from quick-service restaurant locations, seemed the likely cause of the outbreak. A commo…Read More »

July 09 Ohio Fair, Festival, or Temporary Mobile Service Chicken 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was associated with eating chicken at a fair, festival, or temporary mobile service in Ohio.…Read More »

July 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella at a Restaurant, Washington Restaurant

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A multi-serotype outbreak of Salmonella was linked to eating at a restaurant in Washington state. The vehicle of infection was not described. The involved serotypes were: Salmonella Anfo; Salmonella Hvittingfoss; Salmonella Potsdam; Salmonella Typ…Read More »

July 09 California Restaurant Unknown 3 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred among people who had eaten at a restaurant in California. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

May 09 2009 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonellay Typhimurium Linked to Exposure to Baby Chicks

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact, Poultry, Chickens, chicks, ducks

An outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred in New York and Pennsylvania among people who had contact with baby chicks and ducks or who visited one of the stores of a feed store chain. The feed store chain received poultry from a single hatchery …Read More »

May 09 Utah Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred in Utah. Neither the vehicle of infection or the exposure location were described.…Read More »

April 09 Water Frog Contact 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact

A multistate outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium resulted from contact with African Dwarf Frogs which are an aquatic species of frog. Traceback from 21 patient homes and two distributors identified a breeder in Madera, California, Blue Lobster Farms,…Read More »

March 09 Illinois Restaurant Unknown 2 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was associated with eating at a restaurant in Illinois.…Read More »

March 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Inrections, Arkansas

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred in Arkansas. Neither the exposure location or the vehicle of infection were described.…Read More »

February 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to CW Alfalfa Sprouts, Inc., SunSprout Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, alfalfa sprouts, onion sprouts, gourmet sprouts

In February, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services officials identified six isolates of Salmonella Saintpaul. Although this is a common strain of Salmonella, during 2008, only three cases had been detected in Nebraska and only four subtyp…Read More »

February 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium at a Fair, Festival, or Temporary Mobile Service, Connecticut

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was associated with attendance at a fair or festival. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

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