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 83 Texas Private Home Imported Unpasteurized Goat Cheese 1983

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  • Dairy, Cheese, Goat, Raw, Unpasteurized, Raw Cheese

A confirmed outbreak of Brucella melitensis occurred among residents of a predominantly Hispanic neighborhood in Houston, Texas. The source of the infections was traced to unpasteurized goats' milk cheese imported from Mexico. Nineteen of the 31 pati…Read More »

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