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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October 07 2007 Outbreak of E coli O157:H7 Linked to Group Beef, Illinois

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, Ground beef

American Foods Group, LLC, had processed ground beef that led to E. coli O157:H7 infections in 2 people in Illinois. Investigation by the Illinois Department of Public Health led to a recall of the tainted beef in November. The beef was produced on…Read More »

November 00 2000 Multistate Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Linked to American Food Group and Supervalu Ground Beef

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, Ground Beef, Hamburger

Minnesota health officials detected a group of people who were infected with the same strain of E.coli O157:H7. Most of the infected Minnesotans had consumed ground beef from SuperValu/Cub Food stores. A total of 42 cases were reported in Minnesota…Read More »

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