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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May 16 2016 STEC Outbreak Linked to Stream Water, California

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • recreational water

In May 2016 four cases of Shiga toxin E. coli (STEC) were reported to public health officials in northern California. Case-patients, ranging in age 1 to 3 years, had played in a stream adjacent to a children's playground within a city park.Exposure o…Read More »

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