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 17 2017 Outbreak of Clostridium perfringens Linked to Consumption of Green Chili, Pueblo, Colorado

  • Organism:
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Vehicle:
  • Chili

In April 2017 four people became ill with Clostridium perfringens following an April 15 meal at a fast food restaurant located in Pueblo, Colorado. Two people were laboratory confirmed. No one was hospitalized and no one died. C. perfringens was dete…Read More »

February 08 2008 Clostridium perfringens at a Larimer County Jail Linked to Chili

  • Organism:
  • Clostridium pefringens
  • Vehicle:
  • Chili

A confirmed outbreak of Clostridium perfringens occurred at a prison facility in Colorado. Chili was named as the vehicle of infection. The chili had been cooled too slowly after it had been cooked.…Read More »

February 07 2007 Outbreak of Clostridium perfringens Linked to Stew/Chili at a School, Arizona

  • Organism:
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Vehicle:
  • Stew, Chili

A confirmed outbreak of Clostridium perfringens occurred at a school in Arizona. Stew/chili was named as the vehicle of infection.…Read More »

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