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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February 01 2001 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis at South Carolina Department of Corrections Facilities

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs

The South Carolina Department of Corrections (DOC) reported large outbreaks of gastroenteritis in women and mens facilities. Both facilities were served by one kitchen. The lunch meal served on March 2, was consumed by 91% of the female case-patients…Read More »

February 93 1993 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Egg-Based Sauces, San Diego, California

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Egg Sauce, Hollandaise and Bearnaise

Twenty three people who had eaten at a San Diego County restaurant on February 16 became ill with abdominal cramps and diarrhea. The illnesses had been caused by Salmonella Enteritidis. The eggs used to make the hollandaise and bearnaise sauces wer…Read More »

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