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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November 10 2010 Outbreak of Clostridium perfringens at a Church Dinner, Kansas

  • Organism:
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Vehicle:
  • Turkey

An outbreak of Clostridium perfringens occurred among people who ate at the November 8 turkey dinner held at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Arkansas City, Kansas. More than 1800 people attended the dinner. Illness symptoms included: vomiting; …Read More »

July 04 2004 Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 At a Charity Bike Race Church Dinner, Minnesota

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

Two physicians independently reported individual cases of E. coli O157:H7 to the Minnesota state health department on August 2. The case patients had participated in a recent charity bike ride from Brainerd to St. Joseph, Minnesota. A teammate of o…Read More »

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