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 11 2011 Outbreak of Clostridium perfringens Linked to Consumption of BBQ Pulled Chicken, Illinois

  • Organism:
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken, Barbequed Pulled Chicken

At least 30 people became ill due to Clostridium perfringens after eating food served at the Haven Middle School Parent/Teacher Conference. The food had been catered by Merle's Smokehouse of Evanston, Illinois. Clostridium perfringens was isolated f…Read More »

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