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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April 13 Outbreak of Campylobacter Linked to Family Cow Raw Milk, April-May 2013

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, milk, unpasteurized, raw milk

On May 29, 2013 the Pennsylvania Departments of Agriculture and Health advised consumers to discard raw milk produced by The Family Cow in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania because of potential contamination. The Department of Health confirmed 6 cases of l…Read More »

April 12 2012 E. Coli O157:H7 Linked to Consumption of Foundation Farm Unpasteurized, Raw Milk, Oregon

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7, Cryptosporidium, Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw

On April 13, the Oregon Health Authority announced that they were investigating an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7. Nineteen patients diagnosed with E. coli O157:H7 were identified. In addition, one patient was infected with Campylobacter and one patien…Read More »

February 12 2012 Campylobacter Linked to consumption of Unpasteurized Claravale Farm Dairy Products, California

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Cream, Unpasteurized, Raw

Raw milk, raw nonfat milk, and raw cream produced by Claravale Farm of San Benito County, California, were recalled by the state of California on March 23, 2012. The recall resulted from an investigation into an outbreak of Campylobacter associated …Read More »

January 12 2012 Campylobacter Linked to Consumption of Raw Milk, Kansas

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw

An outbreak of Campylobacteriosis was associated with drinking raw milk purchased from a dairy in South Central, Kansas.…Read More »

January 12 The Family Cow Dairy Raw, Unpasteurized Milk 2012

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, unpasteurized, raw milk

On January 27, an investigation into an outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was first revealed by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. The outbreak was associated with the consumption of raw (unpasteurized) milk from The Family Cow dai…Read More »

January 12 2012 Outbreak of Campylobacter Linked to Commercially Available Raw Milk in California

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

From January through April 30, 2012 the California Department of Public Health reported that at least 33 people with campylobacter infection were identified in California. Ill patients reported consuming raw milk from two commercial dairies in Calif…Read More »

September 11 Jerry Dell Farm Unpasteurized, Raw Milk 2011

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

At least two people became ill due to Campylobacteriosis after drinking raw milk. The milk had been produced by Jerry Dell Farm in Freeville, New York. The farm had an agricultural permit to sell raw milk at the farm. The milk was confirmed to be …Read More »

June 11 North Cape Elementary School Raw Milk 2011

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

Laboratory test results proved that the Campylobactor jejuni bacteria caused the diarrheal illnesses among 16 individuals at the North Cape Elementary School in Wisconsin. Raw milk had been served at a school event on June 3. The same strain of Cam…Read More »

June 11 Tucker Adkins Dairy Raw Milk 2011

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

On July 18, the Food and Drug Administration(FDA) warned consumers to avoid drinking raw milk from Tucker Adkins Dairy, located in York, South Carolina. The cases were from three different households and had consumed raw milk from the dairy on June …Read More »

June 11 Wyoming Ranch Sheep Castration Animal Contact 2011

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact, Sheep

Two men developed Campylobacter jejuni enteritis after castrating sheep(lambs) during a multiday event to castrate and dock the tails of 1,600 lambs. Both men had used their teeth to castrate the lambs and were the only persons at the event who had …Read More »

May 11 Matanuska-Suisitna Valley Cow Share Program Raw Milk 2011

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was linked to the consumption of raw milk obtained through a cow share program in southeast Alaska. In Alaska, regulations did not allow the sale of raw milk, however owning shares of a cow to obtain milk was permi…Read More »

September 10 2010 Outbreak of Campylobacter Linked to consumption of Hinerwadel's Grove Raw Clams

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Shellfish, Clams

At least 7 people in Clay, New York, became ill with campylobacter after attending a clam bake at Hinerwadel’s Restaurant on September 15, 2010. Raw clams were suspected as the vehicle of infection. The clam bake had been sponsored by the Syracus…Read More »

July 10 Campfire Lodge Resort Hebgen Lake, Montana Well Water 2010

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Water, Well Water

An outbreak of Campylobacteriosis occurred among persons who had been at the Campfire Lodge Resort, on Hebgen Lake, in Montana, in the West Yellowstone area. Health officials discovered E. coli and fecal coliforms in the drinking water system. The …Read More »

June 10 2010 E. coli O157:H7 and Campylobacter Linked to Billy Goat Dairy Raw Goat Milk, Longmont, Colorado

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter, E.coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Goat, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

An outbreak of E. coli O157 and Campylobacter occurred among persons who drank raw goat's milk from the Billy Goat Dairy in Longmont, Colorado. The Billy Goat Dairy operated a goat share program in which customers bought a share of a goat and in ret…Read More »

May 10 Northern Saratoga Springs Water 2010

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Water, Municipal

Northern Saratoga Springs, Utah, residents, were told to boil their water for a few days, in mid-May, after an outbreak of Campylobacter had been detected. The epidemiologic investigation implicated drinking water from the municipal water supply; a …Read More »

May 10 2010 "Bath Tub" Cheese Queso Fresco

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Cheese, Unpasteurized, Queso Fresco, Raw Cheese

A small child developed an infection with Campylobacter after eating queso fresco in Washoe County, Nevada. The cheese had been sold door-to-door in the Truckee Meadows area. The presence of Campylobacter was confirmed in a sample of cheese collecte…Read More »

May 10 Hartmann Dairy Farm a.k.a. Minnesota Organic Milk a.k.a. M.O.M.' s Raw Milk 2010

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7, Cryptosporidium, Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

In May, raw milk purchased from the Hartmann Dairy Farm was linked to an outbreak of eight cases of E. coli O157:H7. The specific strain of E. coli O157:H7 that was found in the case-patients was found in multiple animals and at multiple locations on…Read More »

April 10 Ropelato Dairy Raw Milk 2010

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

Nine people in Weber, Davis, and Cache Counties, Utah, were confirmed to have developed infection with Campylobacter after consuming raw, unpasteurized, milk. The milk was produced by Ropelato Dairy. Laboratory analysis of the milk showed high lev…Read More »

March 10 2010 Campylobacter jejuni Linked to Raw Milk Produced by Forest Grove Dairy

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who consumed raw milk products obtained from the Family Farms Cooperative in Vandalia, Michigan. The Family Farms Cooperative operated a cow share program where members own part of a cow and …Read More »

March 10 2010 Campylobacter Linked to Consumption of Adam Dean and Pasture Maid Creamery Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

The public was urged to dispose of dairy products produced by Pasture Maid Creamery in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania. The raw milk from the dairy was tested and found to contain Campylobacter. The health department had received reports of Campylobac…Read More »

January 10 Willow Marsh Farm Unpasteurized, Raw Milk 2010

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

Milk consumers in Saratoga County, New York, and surrounding areas, were warned NOT to consume "unpasteurized," raw milk produced at Willow Marsh Farm due to Campylobacter contamination. Five people developed Campylobacter enteritis after consuming …Read More »

August 09 Zinnicker Family Farm Raw, Unpasteurized, Milk 2009

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

Raw, unpasteurized, whole milk purchased from Zinniker Family Farm near Elkhorn, Wisconsin, was associated with an outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni. The farm sold raw milk through a cow-share program. Campylobacter isolated from at least 25 of the …Read More »

August 09 South Dakota Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 2009

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in South Dakota. Neither the vehicle of infection or the exposure location were named.…Read More »

August 09 California Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 3 2009

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in California. The vehicle and the the exposure location were not described.…Read More »

August 09 California Unknown Exposure Unknown Vehicle 2009

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in California. Neither the exposure location or the vehicle of infection were described.…Read More »

August 09 Virginia Private Home and Restaurant Unknown 2009

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in Virginia. The exposure locations were described as private home and restaurant. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

July 09 Georgia Workplace Potato Salad 2009

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Potato Salad

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was associated with eating potato salad at a workplace in Georgia.…Read More »

June 09 New York Other Location Unknown 2009

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in New York state. The vehicle of infection was unknown. The exposure location was described only as other.…Read More »

June 09 Massachusetts Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 2009

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in Massachusetts. Neither the vehicle of infection or the exposure location were described.…Read More »

June 09 Pennsylvania Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 2009

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in Pennsylvania. Neither the vehicle of infection or the exposure location were described.…Read More »

May 09 Pennsylvania Private Home Unpasteurized Milk 2009

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk, Whole

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was associated with drinking raw, unpasteurized, whole milk in a private home in Pennsylvania.…Read More »

April 09 Kinikin Corner Dairy Unpasteurized, Raw Milk 2009

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

The Colorado Department of Public Health shut down the Kinikin Corner Dairy, LLC, after Western Slope residents became ill due to infections with Campylobacter jejuni bacteria. Over two hundred families participated in the dairy's cow-share operatio…Read More »

March 09 Illinois Private Home Unknown 2009

  • Organism:
  • Listeria monocytogenes, Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A dual outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni and Listeria monocytogenes occurred in private homes in Illinois. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

March 09 Utah Private Home Queso Fresco, Unpasteurized Cheese 2009

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Cheese, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was associated with eating queso fresco, unpasteurized cheese, at a private home in Utah.…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 »

January 09 Pasture Maid Creamery, LLC, Raw, Whole, Milk 2009

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, milk, whole milk, unpasteurized, raw milk

An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was associated with drinking raw milk purchased from Pasture Maid Creamery, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania. The creamery sold raw milk directly to consumers who provided their own bottles. Public health personnel …Read More »

November 08 Wisconsin School Roast Beef 2008

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter, Clostridium perfringens
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, Roast Beef

A dual outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni and Clostridium perfringens occurred among people who had eaten roast beef at a school in Wisconsin.…Read More »

November 08 Illinois Restaurant 4 Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

Two people became ill with Campylobacter, unknown species, after eating at a restaurant in Illinois. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

November 08 2008 Outbreak of Campylobacteriosis at a Private Home, Washington

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Turkey

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who had eaten turkey at a private home in Washington state.…Read More »

September 08 2008 Outbreak of Campylobacter Linked to Consumption of Hinerwadel's Grove Raw and Steamed Clams

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Shellfish, Clams, Raw, Steamed

An outbreak of Campylobacter occurred among diners eating at Hinerwadel's Grove in Clay, New York, between September 4 and September 16, 2008. Clams were confirmed as the vehicle of infection when the bacteria was isolated from the clams and from il…Read More »

August 08 Mat-Valley Farm Peas 2008

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Peas

Epidemiologists in Alaska opened an investigation when an increased number of reports of Campylobacter jejuni were received between August and September. The investigators conducted a case-control study and found that consumption of peas was strong…Read More »

August 08 Hendricks' Farm and Dairy Raw Milk 2008

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was linked to the consumption of raw milk produced and sold through Hendricks' Farm and Dairy in Pennsylvania. In Pennsylvania, consumers were allowed to purchase raw milk legally from licensed, inspected…Read More »

August 08 Minnesota Other Location Raw Milk 2008

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

Two people became ill due to Campylobacter(unknown species) after drinking raw milk. The exposure location was not described.…Read More »

August 08 California Private Home or Wedding Reception Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter(unknown species) occurred among people who had eaten at a wedding reception or at a private home in California. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

August 08 Oregon Private Home Queso Fresco 2008

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Cheese, Queso Fresco, Raw Cheese

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter(unknown species) occurred among people who had eaten queso fresco cheese in a private home in Oregon. It was not stated whether the queso fresco cheese had been made from pasteurized milk. Often these cheeses a…Read More »

July 08 West Virginia Private Home Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who had eaten at a private home in West Virginia. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

June 08 Pennsylvania Restaurant or Private Home Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

Two people developed illnesses caused by Campylobacter jejuni after eating at a restaurant or at a private home in Pennsylvania. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

June 08 2008 Outbreak of Campylobacteriosis at a Private Home, Colorado

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

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who had eaten homegrown lettuce while at a private home in Colorado.…Read More »

June 08 Michigan Private Home Pork 2008

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter(unknown species) occurred among people who had eaten pork at a private home in Michigan. The preparation of the pork was not given.…Read More »

May 08 2008 Outbreak of Campylobacter Linked to Alexandre Eco Farms Dairy Unpasteurized Milk

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A cluster of campylobacter cases occurred in Del Norte County, California. One of the hospitalized cases was diagnosed with acute motor axonal neuropathy, a form of Guillain-Barre Syndrome, a rare complication of campylobacter infection. Guillain-Bar…Read More »

May 08 Alabama Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 2008

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in the state of Alabama. The exposure location and the vehicle of infection were not described.…Read More »

May 08 North Carolina Private Home Chicken Barbeque 2008

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken, Barbeque

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who had eaten barbequed chicken at a private home in North Carolina.…Read More »

April 08 Tennessee Private Home Raw Milk and Water 2008

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk Water

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people in a private home. Raw, unpasteurized milk, or water, were named as the vehicles of infection.…Read More »

April 08 North Dakota Picnic Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who attended a picnic in North Dakota. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

April 08 Massachusetts Other Location Raw Milk 2008

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who drank raw milk in Massachusetts. The exposure location was described only as "other." No further details were available.…Read More »

April 08 Utah Private Home Raw Milk 2008

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who drank raw milk in a private home in Utah. The animal source of the milk was not described.…Read More »

March 08 Idaho Unknown Location Raw Milk 2008

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter coli occurred in Idaho. The exposure location was not described. The animal source of the milk was not described.…Read More »

December 07 Pleasant Valley Dairy Unpasteurized, Raw Milk 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

In Washington state, four Whatcom County residents and one Skagit County resident tested positive for the same Campylobacter jejuni strain that was found in a routine sample of raw milk from Pleasant Valley Dairy. Subsequent to the outbreak, the dai…Read More »

December 07 Wisconsin Private Home 2 Beef 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella, Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef

A multi-pathogen outbreak was confirmed in the state of Wisconsin. Campylobacter jejuni, Campylobacter coli, and Salmonella Newport were the pathogens involved. The vehicle of infection was beef, and the outbreak exposure location was a private hom…Read More »

November 07 2007 Campylobacter Linked to Raw Milk

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

Unpasteurized milk purchased from a dairy in California was linked to an outbreak of Campylobacter. No Campylobacter was isolated from available milk samples. Campylobacter was isolated from cow feces collected at the dairy; this strain was a genet…Read More »

October 07 Kansas Pioneer Day Raw Fresh Cheese 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Cheese, Unpasteurized, Raw Cheese

Campylobacter jejuni was isolated from two ill persons from different families who were members of a closed community in rural Kansas. By October 29, seventeen additional members of the community had reported gastrointestinal illness. All persons rep…Read More »

October 07 Tennessee Other Location Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in the state of Tennessee. The location and the vehicle of infection were not described.…Read More »

September 07 Illinois Church Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was associated with a church in Illinois. The vehicle of infection was not named.…Read More »

September 07 Colorado Unknown Location Chili, Ground Beef, Cheeseburgers 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Chili Beef, Ground Beef, Cheeseburger

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was linked to eating chili, ground beef, or cheeseburgers in Colorado. The exposure location was not described.…Read More »

September 07 Michigan Restaurant Chicken 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred at a restaurant in Michigan. The vehicle was chicken; the preparation of the chicken was not described.…Read More »

September 07 Pennsylvania Other Location Raw Milk 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was reported the state of Pennsylvania. Raw Milk was named as the vehicle of infection. The location of exposure was described as other.…Read More »

August 07 Reno County, Kansas, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A Butler County, Kansas, health worker reported a case of Campylobacteriosis to the health department in early November. The investigation report cited raw milk as the likely vehicle of infection, and the investigating agencies were able to locate t…Read More »

August 07 Kansas Private Home and Church Smoked Turkey 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Turkey, Smoked Turkey

Smoked turkey that had been served at a private home, and at a church, in Kansas, was named as the vehicle of infection in an outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni.…Read More »

August 07 California Fair, Temporary Mobile Service Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who ate from a temporary mobile service at a fair in California. The vehicle of infection was not named.…Read More »

July 07 New Hampshire Picnic and Private Home Potato Salad 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Produce Only Salad, Potato Salad

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who had eaten potato salad at a picnic or at a private home in New Hampshire.…Read More »

July 07 California Restaurant 4 Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

June 07 Mountain Biker Mud 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Mud

Contaminated mud ingested by mountain bikers in a race was the likely cause of an outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni in British Columbia. More than 200 of 785 participants became ill. Bears, horses, chickens, and dogs had all used the bike trails pri…Read More »

June 07 Pennsylvania Unknown Location 6 Unknown Vehicle 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter occurred in Pennsylvania. The vehicle of infection and the outbreak location were not named.…Read More »

May 07 Washington State Restaurant Chicken 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who ate chicken at a restaurant in Washington state.…Read More »

May 07 New Mexico School Ham Sandwich 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Sandwiches, Other Sandwich, Ham

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter(unknown species) occurred at a school in New Mexico. Ham sandwiches were named as the vehicle of infection.…Read More »

April 07 Boys' Residential Facility Animal Contact 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact, Cattle

A cluster of gastrointestinal illnesses was noted among adolescent residents of a boys' residential treatment facility in Park County, Wyoming. Epidemiologic data suggested that contact with cattle at the facility was the most likely source of the ba…Read More »

April 07 South Carolina Private Home Unpasteurized Milk 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella, Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A dual outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni and Salmonella Give occurred among people who drank raw milk at a private home in South Carolina. The animal source of the milk was not described. There was no description about whether the milk had been purc…Read More »

April 07 Pennsylvania Unknown Location 7 Dairy, Ice Cream 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Unknown Dairy, Ice Cream, Homemade

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter occurred in Pennsylvania at an undisclosed location. An undescribed dairy product and homemade ice cream were named as the vehicles of infection.…Read More »

April 07 New York Private Home Raw Milk 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A confirmed outbreak due to Campylobacter occurred among people who had consumed raw, unpasteurized, milk, at a private home in New York state.…Read More »

March 07 Woolsey's Dairy Unpasteurized, Raw Milk 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

Utah County health officials investigated an outbreak of Campylobacter. At least seven of the cases had consumed milk produced by Woolsey's Dairy. The dairy was located in Payson, Utah and sold unpasteurized goat and cow milk. Dairy milk samples w…Read More »

March 07 2007 Outbreak of Campylobacteriosis Linked to Duck Liver, New York

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Duck, Liver

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among patrons of a New York state restaurant. The named vehicle was duck liver.…Read More »

March 07 Pennsylvania Unknown Location 2 Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter occurred in Pennsylvania. Neither the vehicle of infection or location were named.…Read More »

January 07 Utah Unpasteurized Whole Cow's Milk, Unpasteurized Goat Milk, Unpasteurized Butter, Unpasteurized Goat Cheese, Chevre 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Cow, Goat, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk Dairy, Cheese, Unpasteurized, Goat, Chevre, Raw Cheese

An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was associated with the consumption of unpasteurized dairy products in Utah. The exposure source of the milk was not described. In March, an outbreak investigation (Utah) into the Woolsey Dairy occurred when at l…Read More »

December 07 Georgia Raw Milk Sold for Pet Food 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

Three families in Murray County, Georgia, were sickened by Campylobacter bacteria after consuming raw (unpasteurized) milk that had been sold as pet food by a local dairy. Georgia law prohibits the sale of raw milk for human consumption, but did all…Read More »

December 06 Wisconsin Banquet Facility Ham or Beef 2006

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork, Ham Beef

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was associated with eating at a banquet facility in Wisconsin. Ham and beef were named as the vehicles of infection.…Read More »

November 06 Wisconsin Private Home Baked Turkey 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella, Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Turkey, Baked Turkey

Campylobacter jejuni and Salmonella Enteriditis were to confirmed to have made two people ill after eating baked turkey in a private home in Wisconsin.…Read More »

November 06 Pennsylvania Unknown Location 10 Unknown Vehicle 2006

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in Pennsylvania. The vehicle of exposure and the exposure location were not described.…Read More »

October 06 North Carolina Restaurant Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who had eaten at a restaurant in North Carolina. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

October 06 California Unknown Location Chicken with Soy Sauce and Pork with Soy Sauce 2006

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken Pork Soy Sauce

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter(species unknown) was associated with eating chicken or pork with soy sauce. The exposure location was not described.…Read More »

September 06 Pennsylvania Unknown Location 9 Unknown Vehicle 2006

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in Pennsylvania. The vehicle of exposure and the exposure location were not described.…Read More »

September 06 Pennsylvania Unknown Location 11 Unknown Vehicle 2006

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in Pennsylvania. The vehicle of exposure and the exposure location were not described.…Read More »

August 06 Ohio Picnic Bratwurst and Grilled Chicken 2006

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Luncheon Meat and Sausage, Bratwurst Poultry, Chicken, Grilled Chicken

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacteriosis was linked to eating bratwurst sausage or grilled chicken at a picnic in Ohio.…Read More »

August 06 Colorado Banquet Facility and Wedding Reception Unknown Vehicle 2006

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter(unknown species) occurred among people who had eaten at a banquet facility or wedding reception in Colorado. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

July 06 2006 Outbreak of Campylobacteriosis on a Little League Baseball Team, Virginia

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Watermelon

An end of season picnic for a Virginia little league team resulted in Campylobacter jejuni infections for fifteen people. The local health department was notified of the outbreak. They conducted a cohort survey and determined that the watermelon wa…Read More »

July 06 Mixed Outbreak Bible Study Camp Well Water 2006

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus, Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Water, Recreational

A well water sample taken from a bible summer camp in northeast Albany County, Wyoming, was collected after health officials heard about an outbreak of gastronenteritis that occurred among campers. Laboratory studies identified Campylobacter jejuni …Read More »

July 06 Oregon Other Location Unknown Vehicle 2006

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in Oregon. The vehicle of infection was not described. The exposure location was described only as "other."…Read More »

July 06 Pennsylvania Unknown Location 12 Unknown Vehicle 2006

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter fetus occurred in Pennsylvania. The vehicle of exposure and the exposure location were not described.…Read More »

June 06 Hawaii Private Home Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who had eaten in a private home in Hawaii. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

May 06 2006 Campylobacter jejuni at California State Prisons Linked to Consumption of Spoiled Milk

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Pasteurized

Spoiled milk was the likely vehicle that sickened inmates and employees at eleven state prisons between May 16 and 26. Over 1,600 inmates reported gastrointestinal symptoms prompting an investigation by the state health department. While, bacteria …Read More »

May 06 Wesley Lindquist Unpasteurized, Raw Milk Cheese Curds 2006

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Cheese, Unpasteurized, Raw Cheese

An outbreak of Campylobacter was associated with the consumption of raw milk cheese curds. The cheese curds were made in an unlicensed facility by an unlicensed cheesemaker in Ashland County, Wisconsin. Apparently the cheese curd had been a "long s…Read More »

May 06 2006 Outbreak of Campylobacteriosis at a Restaurant, Washington

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who had eaten at an ethnic style restaurant in Washington state. The specific vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

May 06 Virginia Other Location Raw Milk 2006

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Raw, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was associated with drinking raw milk. The exposure location was described only as "other."…Read More »

March 06 North Carolina Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 2006

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter, unknown species, occurred in North Carolina. The exposure location and the the vehicle of infection were not described.…Read More »

March 06 Pennsylvania Unknown Location 3 Unknown Vehicle 2006

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in Pennsylvania. Neither the vehicle of infection or the exposure location were described.…Read More »

February 06 New York Private Home Unpasteurized Milk 2006

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

Two people in Tompkins county, New York, became ill after consuming raw, or unpasteurized, milk. Farmers were allowed to sell raw milk in New York state. Raw milk from the farm tested positive for Campylobacter.…Read More »

January 06 Ohio Cow Share Program Unpasteurized, Raw Milk 2006

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized

Three members of a cow-share program in Darke County, Ohio, were infected with Campylobacter. All three drank whole, unpasteurized milk from the dairy, and this was determined to be the cause of their illnesses. The health department investigated t…Read More »

January 06 Illinois Private Home Unpasteurized Whole Milk 2006

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who had consumed an unpasteurized, raw, whole milk in a private home in Illinois.…Read More »

January 06 Colorado Unknown Location Raw Oysters 2006

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Shellfish, Oysters, Raw

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who had eaten raw oysters in Colorado. The exposure location was not described.…Read More »

December 05 Taft Hill Dairy Unpasteurized, Raw Milk 2005

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

An outbreak of Campylobacter occurred among persons who consumed raw milk obtained through participation in a cow-share program. Illnesses occurred in at least seven households. The cow share program provided milk for 27 households. The direct sal…Read More »

October 05 Multistate Unknown Location Unpasteurized, Raw Milk 2005

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacteriosis was associated with drinking raw milk that originated from a dairy in Colorado City, Arizona. There were five Arizona cases and two Utah cases. The milk was sampled, and Salmonella was isolated; Campylobac…Read More »

October 05 Juab County Dairy Farm Unpasteurized Milk 2005

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacteriosis occurred among veterinary technician students who visited a Juab County, Utah, dairy. During the visit, eight drank raw milk which then resulted in 2 or 3 illnesses.…Read More »

October 05 Alaska Farm Peas 2005

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetables, Peas

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was associated with eating peas that had been contaminated at the farm source in the Anchorage/Mat-Su Valley region of Alaska.…Read More »

September 05 2005 Outbreak of Campylobacter at a Group Treatment Home Linked to Consumption of Raw Milk, Utah

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacteriosis occurred among people who drank unpasteurized, raw milk at a group treatment home in Bear River, Utah. A local clergyman brought the milk, and some brownies and cookies. The milk came from his farm.…Read More »

July 05 Virginia Cow Share Program Unpasteurized, Raw Milk 2005

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

An outbreak of Campylobacter was linked to the consumption of raw milk that had been obtained from a cow share program. There were one confirmed case and three clinically compatible cases. Four other families who received milk did not become ill.…Read More »

July 05 Uinta Family Dairy Cow Milk 2005

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A confirmed case of Campylobacter jejuni was reported in a male child in Uinta County, Wyoming. Additional family members were ill. Illness was associated with drinking unpasteurized milk from the family's dairy cow.…Read More »

July 05 Family Fourth of July Gathering Water 2005

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Water, Well, Pool

An outbreak of campylobacteriosis occurred among family members who participated in a Fourth of July family gathering. The gathering was held in Converse County, Wyoming. Illness was identified in family members from Converse County and Natrona Cou…Read More »

June 05 Camping Trip to Farm Unknown 2005

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A group of school children and adults who camped at a local farm in Washington state developed Campylobacteriosis. There were several animals at the farm (i.e., chickens, turkeys, cows, goats), but no bacterial pathogens were isolated from the stool…Read More »

May 05 Illinois Restaurant 2005

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

An outbreak of Campylobacter was associated with eating at a restaurant in Illinois. An epidemiological investigation was unable to locate the source of the the infection that led to the hospitalization of five.…Read More »

May 05 Camp Yamhill Multiple Pathogen Drinking Water 2005

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7, Campylobacter, Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle:
  • Water, Drinking Water

An outbreak of gastroenteritis occurred at a camp in Oregon. The outbreak was caused by multiple pathogens such as E. coli O157:H7, Campylobacter, and E. coli O145. The water system may have been overwhelmed surface water runoff caused by heavy rai…Read More »

April 05 Salt Creek Grille Raw Ahi Tuna 2005

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Finfish, Tuna Cross Contamination

A woman developed Guillain Barre syndrome, a paralytic nerve condition, subsequent to eating a raw ahi tuna appetizer at the Salt Creek Grille in Dana Point, California. Guillain Barre syndrome is a rare and severe complication of Campylobacter inf…Read More »

March 05 Park County Raw Milk (2) 2005

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

Two cases of campylobacteriosis were linked to the consumption of raw milk produced by a dairy in Park County, Wyoming. The two were from different households. Another outbreak of Campylobacter occurred in this county one year before. The milk invo…Read More »

July 04 Park County Raw Milk (1) 2004

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

Five confirmed, and one suspect, case of campylobacteriosis were found to be associated with drinking milk from a dairy in Park County, Wyoming. All persons had consumed raw milk from the dairy sometime in late June or early July. Other possible link…Read More »

May 04 South Bass Island Resort Municipal Water 2004

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus, Salmonella, Campylobacter, Other
  • Vehicle:
  • Water, Municipal

An outbreak of gastroenteritis occurred among visitors and residents of South Bass Island, Ohio. An environmental assessment and extensive testing of island water sources was performed, including use of a novel ultrafiltration water collection syste…Read More »

April 04 2004 Outbreak of Norovirus at a School Linked to Cookie Dough, Lakeville, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter, Norovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • Other Commercially Processed Food, Cookie Dough Food Worker

A Lakeville, Minnesota, school reported that a significant portion of their students were absent due to illness on May 4. Over 20% of the school was ill; this led to an investigation by the state health department. Epidemiologists conducted intervi…Read More »

May 03 Washington State Private Home Other Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw 2003

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7, Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized

A dual outbreak of Campylobacter and E. coli O157:H7 was associated with consuming unpasteurized milk in a private home in Washington state. The milk was described as "other milk."…Read More »

January 03 Washington State Private Home Unpasteurized, Raw, Cheese 2003

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Cheese, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was associated with eating homemade, fresh, unpasteurized cheese in a private home in Washington state.…Read More »

March 02 Washington State Penitentiary Cross Contamination 2002

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Cross contamination

Five outbreak clusters of Campylobacter jejuni occurred between March, 2002, and March, 2003, at the Washington State Penitentiary, in Walla Walla, Washington. Staff and inmates were made ill. Over one-hundred persons tested positive with an identi…Read More »

January 02 2002 Outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni Infections at a High School Athletic Team Dinner, Utah

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among student athletes who attended a dinner. Raw (unpasteurized) milk was served at the event, and people were aware that the milk was raw. The milk was a gift to support the team. At the time, the sta…Read More »

December 01 Sawyer County Cow-Leasing Program Unpasteurized, Raw Milk 2001

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was associated with drinking raw, unpasteurized milk obtained from a dairy farm in Sawyer County, Wisconsin. The farm had a retail store in which milk and other food products were available. In addition, …Read More »

November 01 Wisconsin Farm Cow Share Unpasteurized, Raw Milk 2001

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A cluster of five cases of Campylobacter jejuni was reported to the Wisconsin Division of Public Health in early December. After an initial investigation, the case definition was expanded to include people living in Sawyer County and the surrounding…Read More »

August 00 Utah Irrigation Water 2000

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7, Campylobacter, Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle:
  • Water, Irrigation

Cross contamination between potable drinking water and an irrigation system led to an outbreak of gastroenteritis. Multiple pathogens caused illness, such as Campylobacter jejuni, E. coli O157:H7, and E. coli O111. The outbreak occurred among perso…Read More »

August 00 Utah Private Home Raw Milk 2000

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

Five persons became ill with Campylobacter after drinking raw milk in Utah.…Read More »

July 00 Southern Finland Water Supply 2000

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Water, Municipal

A community wide outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in a rural town in southern Finland. The multivariate analysis indicated that drinking unboiled water from the municipal water supply was significantly associated with illness. Campylobacter…Read More »

April 00 Canada Walkerton Water 2000

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7, Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Water, Municipal

An outbreak of E.coli O157:H7 and Campylobacter was identified by the Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound Health Unit, Ontario, Canada, in May, 2000. While most of the ill lived in Walkerton, a number of the ill lived in outlying communities. The water supply wa…Read More »

August 99 1999 Outbreak of E. Coli O157:H7 and Campylobacter Infections at a County Fair, New York

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7, Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Water

In 1999 an outbreak of E. Coli O157:H7 and Campylobacter jejuni occurred among visitors of the Washington County, New York fair. One source of water at the fairgrounds was not chlorinated which led to an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 and Campylobacter …Read More »

September 98 Kansas Grandparents' Day School Luncheon 1998

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Food Worker Sauces, Dressings, Oil, Gravy Fruit, Pineapple

An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among persons who attended school luncheon in Kansas on September 14 or 15. The cohort study showed that the consumption of gravy or pineapple were significantly associated with illness. A food worker at…Read More »

February 97 Wales Hawaiian Theme Restaurant 1997

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Chicken, Stir-Fried Chicken

A Hawaiian theme restaurant in the country of Wales was the source of an outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni serotype HS50, phage type 49. The restaurant specialized in stir-fried dishes. Illness was associated with eating stir-fried chicken pieces. …Read More »

August 96 Oklahoma Restaurant Cross Contamination Lettuce with Raw Chicken 1996

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Cross contamination, Vegetable, leafy greens, lettuce

The Jackson County Health Department, Oklahoma, investigated a cluster of Campylobacter jejuni infections that began between August 16 and 20. Basic food history questions indicated all the case-patients had eaten at a local restaurant. No specific…Read More »

July 95 Summer Camp Tuna Salad

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Fish Based Salad, Tuna Salad

An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred at a summer camp in Wisconsin. No bacterial contamination was evident in camp water samples. Raw milk was not served at the camp. Epidemiologically the tuna salad that was served for lunch on July 19 was…Read More »

December 95 Scotland Fife Water Supply 1995

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Water

Treated sewage, which had been discharged into a stream, contaminated the public water supply of Fife, Scotland.…Read More »

April 94 1994 Campylobacter Among Visitors to a Dairy, Cardiff England, Raw Milk

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A nursery school trip to a dairy farm led to an outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni gastroenteritis. Illness was associated with the consumption of raw (unpasteurized) milk while visiting the dairy. There was a significant dose response relationship b…Read More »

December 93 1993 Outbreak of Campylobacter and Salmonella Heidelberg at a Brooklyn, New York Nursing Home Linked to Consumption of Chopped Liver

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter, Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken, Chicken liver, Chopped, Chicken Liver Salad

A mixed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni and Salmonella Heidelberg occurred at a Brooklyn, New York, nursing home. Of the 93 symptomatic nursing home residents who submitted stool specimens for culture, the cultures were positive for S. heidelberg …Read More »

December 92 1992 Campylobacter Linked to Raw Milk Served at a Church Picnic, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

An outbreak of Campylobacter occurred among people who drank raw milk served at a church picnic.…Read More »

December 91 Otter Tail County Raw Milk 1991

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in Otter Tail county, Minnesota, among people who drank raw milk.…Read More »

October 85 Field Trip to San Joaquin County Dairy 1985

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized

Students, teachers, and some family members, made a field trip to a San Joaquin County, California, dairy farm. At the farm, some drank raw, unpasteurized, cow milk. The people who did not drink the milk remained well. Neither the cows nor milk w…Read More »

August 85 1985 Outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni Infections Linked to Cantaloupe, Wisconsin

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Melon, Cantaloupe

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was associated with eating cantaloupe in Wisconsin. The exposure location was not available.…Read More »

December 85 Southern Ontario Well Water Contamination 1985

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Water

An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in a farming community in southern Ontario. The outbreak occurred when spring run-off and heavy rains led to well water contamination. One conclusion of the investigation was that intensive surveillance …Read More »

June 84 1984 Campylobacter jejuni Linked to Consumption of Certified Raw Milk

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

Kindergarten children and adults visited a certified raw milk bottling plant in southern California where they were given ice cream, kefir, and milk. A few days later several of them became ill due to infections caused by Campylobacter jejuni.…Read More »

June 84 Vancouver Island, Canada, Raw Milk Dairy Raw Milk 1984

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A kindergarten class visited a raw milk dairy on Vancouver Island, Canada. Thirteen drank raw milk. Nine of these persons developed gastroenteritis approximately four days later. Three case-patients were found to have Campylobacter jejuni in their…Read More »

December 84 Kindergarten Class Visit to Dairy 1984

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

In British Columbia, a kindergarten class visited a raw milk dairy. An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was associated with drinking raw milk at the dairy.…Read More »

December 84 British Columbia University Cafeteria Salad 1984

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetables, Salad

An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who ate at a university cafeteria. The implicated vehicle was salad. The salad was possibly contaminated during poor food preparation and storage practices.…Read More »

July 83 Goat Raw Milk 1983

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Milk, Unpasteurized, Goat, Raw Milk, Dairy

Unpasteurized, raw, goat milk was associated with an outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni in King County, Washington. The milk was produced by a single dairy. Four ill persons had drunk the milk. The other two illnesses were a dairy worker and her inf…Read More »

May 83 1983 Campylobacter jejuni Linked to Raw Milk During a Dairy Farm Visit, Pennsylvania

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among first grade students who drank raw milk while visiting a farm in central Pennsylvania. Illness risk was associated with the quantity of milk that was consumed during the visit.…Read More »

December 83 Georgia University Chicken Meals and Cats 1983

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken, Animal Contact, Cats

An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among college students at a Georgia university beginning in the fall quarter of 1983. Three risk factors for illness were identified: eating fully cooked chicken; eating undercooked chicken; contact with…Read More »

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