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 13 2013 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Stanley Infections Linked to Raw Cashew Cheese

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Cashew cheese

A total of 17 persons infected with Salmonella serotype Stanley were reported from three states (California, Nevada, and Wyoming). Illnesses were linked to consumption of raw cashew cheese produced by The Cultured Kitchen of West Sacramento, Californ…Read More »

November 13 2013 Salmonella Heidelberg Linked to Tyson Brand Chicken, Tennessee

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • poultry, chicken

Tennessee health officials worked with their federal partners at the CDC and the USDA-FSIS to investigate and outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg at a Tennessee correctional facility. Results from Tennessee's investigation indicated that mechanically s…Read More »

July 13 Salmonella Heidelberg Following a Funeral, Alabama - July 2013

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

The Alabama Department of Public Health announced an outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg that affected at least 80 of 100 or more people who ate a meal on July 6, 2013 after a funeral at Eastern Star Baptist Church in York, Alabama. Ill persons were re…Read More »

May 13 2013 Outbreak of Salmonella typhimurium, Holiday Inn Bordeaux, Fayetteville, North Carolina

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • unknown

In mid-May 2013 the Cumberland County Department of Public Health announced an outbreak of Salmonella among people who consumed food or beverages at the Holiday Inn Bordeaux. The Holiday Inn Bordeaux served food from their banquet kitchen at two res…Read More »

April 13 2013 Outbreak of Salmonella I:4,5,12:i:- Firefly Restaurant, Las Vegas

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Chorizo

On April 26, 2013 the Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) learned of an outbreak of Salmonella I:4,5,12:i:- among patrons of Firefly on Paradise restaurant and the adjacent affiliated restaurant Dragonfly on Paradise. Illness was reported in group…Read More »

March 13 Multidrug Resistant Salmonella Heidelberg Linked to Foster Farms Chicken, 2013-2014

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, chicken

Federal and public health officials and the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service announced an outbreak of multidrug-resistant Salmonella Heidelberg linked to Foster Farms brand chicken. As of May 27, 2014, a total of 574 persons infected with sev…Read More »

January 13 2013 Outbreak of Salmonella Saintpaul Linked to Imported Cucumbers

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • cucumber

On April 25, 2013 the CDC reported that a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Saintpaul was associated with illnesses in 73 persons residing in 18 states. At the close of the investigation on June 20, 2013 the number of outbreak associated cases had r…Read More »

December 12 Salmonella Typhimurium Linked to Jouni Meats, Inc. and Gab Halal Foods, 2012-2013

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, ground

In January 2013 the CDC announced a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium among 22 patients residing in 6 states, Arizona, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. Illness onset dates ranged from December 9,2012 to February 20,…Read More »

August 12 2012 Multiple-serotype Salmonella Outbreaks in Two State Prisons - Arkansas

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry based salad, chicken salad, Eggs

More than 528 inmates and staff at two Arkansas state prisons in August 2012. One of the prisons was identified as the Arkansas Department of Correction's Tucker Unit. Approximately 351 inmates and staff were ill at the Tucker Unit. Results from an…Read More »

July 12 2012 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Newport Linked to Cantaloupe

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • cantaloupe

On Friday, August 17, 2012 public health officials in several states and the FDA announced a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium linked to cantaloupe grown in southwestern Indiana. By September 13, 2012 state and federal investigators had i…Read More »

June 12 2012 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Bredeney Linked to Sunland, Inc. Nut Butters

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Peanut Butter

On September 22, 2012 the CDC announced a multistate outbreak of Samonella serotype Bredeney (Cluster Code 1208MLJBX-1) linked to Trader Joe's Valencia Creamy Salted Peanut Butter. Collaborative efforts by local, state and federal public health and …Read More »

June 12 Salmonella Heidelberg Linked to Consumption of Chicken, 2012-2013

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, chicken

A total of 134 persons infected with Salmonella Heidelberg were reported from 13 states. Illness onset dates ranged from June 4, 2012 and May 6, 2013. Thirty one percent were hospitalized. There were no deaths. Local, state, and federal public healt…Read More »

March 12 2012 Outbreak of Salmonella at a school in Ottawa, Canada

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, Ground Beef Poultry, Chicken, Halal Tacos Meat Lasagna

A Salmonella outbreak in Ottawa, Canada, sickened at least 40 children and 10 adults. At least three children were hospitalized. The illnesses were connected with eating at the following schools and daycare programs: Tiny Hoppers Day Care; Steve Ma…Read More »

February 12 Buncombe County Salmonella Paratyphi B Outbreak, 2012

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Tempeh

Buncombe County Health Department reported an outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi B among county residents and visitors. As of May 1, 2012 there were 37 case patients. The North Carolina Department of Agriculture confirmed the bacteria in a sample of …Read More »

December 11 2011-2012 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Linked to Hedgehogs

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Hedgehogs

On September 6, 2012 the CDC announced an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium linked to hedgehogs purchased from multiple breeders. As of January 31, 2013 investigators had identified 20 persons residing in 8 states as part of the outbreak. Four perso…Read More »

October 11 Hannaford Hamburger Ground Beef 2011

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, Ground Beef, Hamburger

On December 16, Hannaford, a Scarborough, Maine-based grocery chain, recalled fresh ground beef products that may have been contaminated with a strain of Salmonella Typhimurium. The recall resulted from an investigation into human illness. By Janua…Read More »

September 11 Salmonella Heidelberg Outbreak Among Film Festival Event, Los Angeles, 2011

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella Heidelberg
  • Vehicle:
  • Sandwich, turkey

In September 2011 Department of Public Health Los Angeles County investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg among attendees at a film festival event held at a media center in Beverly Hills. Tres LA, a Los Angeles catering company, served a cat…Read More »

August 11 Feeder Rodents 2011

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact, Rodents

On April 20, 2012, the CDC announced an investigation into an outbreak of Salmonella I 4, [5], 12:i:- linked to exposure to feeder rodents. Cases had been detected in at least 22 states; the rodents were sold as food for pet reptiles and amphibians.…Read More »

June 11 Six Multistate Outbreaks of Human Salmonella Infections Linked to Small Turtles, 2011 to 2012

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact, Turtles

On August 8, 2012 the CDC posted an announcement of six multistate outbreaks of human salmonellosis linked to exposure to small turtles or turtle environments (e.g., water from a turtle habitat). The posting was updated on October 19, 2012. A total …Read More »

April 11 Portillo's Restaurant Salad 2011, Illinois

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Salad

An investigation into an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium among patrons of Portillo's Restaurant in St. Charles, Illinois, was first announced on May 10, 2011. Cases were infected with a rare strain of Salmonella Typhimurium. There wree 36 case p…Read More »

March 11 2011 Outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg Associated with DeFusco's Bakery Pastry Cream, Rhode Island

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Breads and Bakery

On March 26, 2011 the Rhode Island Department of Health announced an investigation into an outbreak of Salmonella linked to recalled baked goods produced by DeFusco's Bakery in Johnston, Rhode Island. The products were first recalled on March 25 whe…Read More »

February 11 2011 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg Linked to Cargill Meat Solutions Ground Turkey

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Turkey, Ground

In 2011 local, state, and federal public health and regulatory agencies investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg associated with consuming ground turkey produced by Cargill Meat Solutions. A total of 181 cases were reported by 37 states. Dat…Read More »

January 11 2011 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg Linke to Broiled Chicken Liver Produced by Schreiber Processing Company, MealMart Brand, Kosher Broiled Chicken Liver

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken, Liver

An outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg was associated with eating broiled chicken liver or chopped chicken liver produced by the Schreiber Processing Company under the MealMart brand. As of November 16, 109 cases were identified in New York, 62 cases …Read More »

October 10 2010 Outbreak of Salmonella at Clearview High School, Lorain County, Ohio

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

An outbreak of Salmonella Group B occurred among people who attended a Clearview High School football dinner, in Lorain County, Ohio. At least eight of the illnesses were confirmed as caused by Salmonellosis. The Health Commissioner stated that so…Read More »

September 10 Oklahoma Unknown 2010

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

An outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi B var. Java was first identified, in September, in Canadian County, Oklahoma. As of October 6, at least 17 cases had been identified. Fourteen of the cases were children who attended the following schools in the …Read More »

August 10 Clinical and Teaching Laboratories Unknown 2010

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

On April 28, 2011, the Centers for Disease Control announced an investigation into an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium. Illness appeared to be associated with exposure to clinical and teaching microbiology laboratories and occurred among students …Read More »

August 10 Turtles 2010

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact, Turtles

Between August 5, 2010 and September 26, 2011, a total of 132 cases of human Salmonella Paratyphi B var. L (+) tartrate + infection were reported in 18 states. The median age of patients was 6 years (range: less than 1 year to 75 years), 66% were age…Read More »

June 10 2010 Outbreak of Salmonella Chester Linked to Consumption of Head Cheese, Canada

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Luncheon Meat and Sausage, Head Cheese

An outbreak of Salmonella Chester, an unusual strain of Salmonella, was identified in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Ontario, Canada. The only common food consumed by the case-patients was headcheese, which had been purchased from vari…Read More »

June 10 Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium at a Church Festival, Ohio 2010

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella Typhimurium
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork, pulled

In June 2010 there was an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium associated with consumption of pulled pork served at a church festival in Hamilton County, Ohio. The pork was prepared at a private home and served at the festival held during June 11-13. S…Read More »

April 10 2010 ConAgra Marie Callender's Cheesy Chicken and Rice Frozen Entrees

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Frozen Dinner, Poultry, Poultry Dishes, Chicken

In June 2010, a multistate outbreak of a matching strain of Salmonella Chester was detected in 44 cases from 18 states. Illness onset date ranged from April 4, 2010 to June 19, 2010. Among 43 patients with available information, 16 were hospitalized.…Read More »

December 10 Raw Ahi Tuna (Poke) 2010

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Finfish, Tuna

Confirmed cases of Salmonella Paratyphi B have been linked to the consumption of imported, raw, ahi tuna at various locations on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. The product was said to have originated from Asia, and was previously frozen. Concurrent ca…Read More »

December 09 Canterbury England Unknown 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

Two clusters of an unusual strain of Salmonella Typhimurium, PT U319, have occurred in Canterbury, England since mid December. The illnesses have occurred among children who have attended three different nursery schools and a primary school in the a…Read More »

December 09 California Church, Restaurant, Workplace Specialty/Ethnic Dishes 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Specialty Dishes Ethnic Dishes

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurred in California. The exposure locations were described as church or temple, restaurant, and workplace. The vehicle of infection was described as "specialty dishes/ethnic dishes." Further descrip…Read More »

November 09 Georgia Private Home Unknown Vehicle 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurred among people who had eaten in a private home in Georgia. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

November 09 Missouri Private Home Head Cheese 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Luncheon Meat and Sausage, Head Cheese

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was associated with eating head cheese(a luncheon meat) while at a private home in Missouri.…Read More »

November 09 Wisconsin Restaurant Unknown 5 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurred among people who had eaten at a restaurant in Wisconsin. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

October 09 Michigan Restaurant Roasted Pork 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork, Roasted Pork

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Derby was associated with eating roasted pork prepared by a restaurant in Michigan.…Read More »

October 09 Alaska Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 2 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurred in Alaska. Neither the vehicle of infection or the exposure location were described.…Read More »

September 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella (Multiple Serotype) at a Wedding Reception, Connecticut

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Potato Salad, Food Worker

An outbreak of multiple types of Salmonella occurred among persons who attended a wedding reception held in Connecticut. Among the six case-patients who obtained laboratory testing, two stool specimens yielded S. Schwarzengrund, two yielded S. Typhi…Read More »

August 09 Australian Pawpaw 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Papaya Fruit, Paw Paw

West Australians were warned to thoroughly wash pawpaw, a tropical papaya fruit, following eleven cases of food poisoning, including one in which a person required hospital treatment. The fruit was contaminated with Salmonella Saintpaul. The fruit…Read More »

August 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Linked to Alfalfa Sprouts, Michigan

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Alfalfa Sprouts

Salmonella Typhimurium illnesses occurred among Michigan residents from Bay, Genesee, Kent, Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw, and Wayne counties who had eaten raw alfalfa sprouts. The source of the sprouts was not described.…Read More »

August 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella Reading, Unknown Vehicle, Hawaii

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Reading occurred in Hawaii. Neither the exposure location or the vehicle of infection were described.…Read More »

August 09 New York Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 2 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Kiambu occurred in New York state. Neither the vehicle of infection or the exposure location were known.…Read More »

August 09 California Other Location Salmon 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Finfish, Salmon

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg was associated with eating salmon in California. The exposure location was described only as other. The preparation of the salmon was not described.…Read More »

August 09 Pennsylvania Private Home Beef 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was associated with eating beef at a private home in Pennsylvania.…Read More »

August 09 Colorado Picnic Iceberg Lettuce 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetables, Leafy Greens, Iceberg Lettuce

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was associated with eating iceberg lettuce at a picnic in Colorado.…Read More »

August 09 Arizona Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 3 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurred in Arizona. Neither the vehicle of infection or the exposure location were described.…Read More »

August 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimuriium at a Church, California

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred among people who had eaten at a church in California. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

July 09 King Soopers, Inc., Ground Beef 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, Ground beef

King Soopers, Inc., a supermarket chain, recalled approximately 466,236 pounds of ground beef that was linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium DT 104 in the state of Colorado. The beef had been distributed in the states of Colorado, Kansas, …Read More »

July 09 A & R Barbeque Restaurant Pulled Pork 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pulled pork

A dual outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg and Salmonella Infantis occurred among patrons of the A & R Barbeque (also known as, A & R Bar-B-Q) in Memphis, Tennessee, on Hickory Hill Road. The restaurant was one of four locations; the other locations w…Read More »

July 09 Taylor Farms Shredded lettuce 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Leafy greens, Loose, Shredded lettuce

Shredded lettuce sickened 145 people with Salmonella Typhimurium in the western states of the USA and at least 12 people in Canada. Shredded lettuce, possibly from quick-service restaurant locations, seemed the likely cause of the outbreak. A commo…Read More »

July 09 Ohio Fair, Festival, or Temporary Mobile Service Chicken 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was associated with eating chicken at a fair, festival, or temporary mobile service in Ohio.…Read More »

July 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella at a Restaurant, Washington Restaurant

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A multi-serotype outbreak of Salmonella was linked to eating at a restaurant in Washington state. The vehicle of infection was not described. The involved serotypes were: Salmonella Anfo; Salmonella Hvittingfoss; Salmonella Potsdam; Salmonella Typ…Read More »

July 09 Arizona Restaurant Unknown 2 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurred in Arizona among people who had eaten at a restaurant. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

July 09 California Restaurant Unknown 3 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred among people who had eaten at a restaurant in California. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

June 09 Oregon Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 4 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurred in Oregon. Neither the exposure location or the vehicle of infection were described.…Read More »

May 09 2009 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonellay Typhimurium Linked to Exposure to Baby Chicks

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact, Poultry, Chickens, chicks, ducks

An outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred in New York and Pennsylvania among people who had contact with baby chicks and ducks or who visited one of the stores of a feed store chain. The feed store chain received poultry from a single hatchery …Read More »

May 09 Utah Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred in Utah. Neither the vehicle of infection or the exposure location were described.…Read More »

May 09 Michigan Restaurant Tomatoes 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Vegetable, Tomatoes

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Saintpaul was associated with eating tomatoes at a restaurant in Michigan. No additional details were available.…Read More »

April 09 Water Frog Contact 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact

A multistate outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium resulted from contact with African Dwarf Frogs which are an aquatic species of frog. Traceback from 21 patient homes and two distributors identified a breeder in Madera, California, Blue Lobster Farms,…Read More »

March 09 Kandiyohi County Day Care Person-to-Person 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Person-to-Person

An outbreak of Salmonella brandenburg was associated with a daycare in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota. Person-to-person transmission was the vehicle of infection.…Read More »

March 09 Illinois Restaurant Unknown 2 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was associated with eating at a restaurant in Illinois.…Read More »

March 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Inrections, Arkansas

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred in Arkansas. Neither the exposure location or the vehicle of infection were described.…Read More »

March 09 New York Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Saintpaul occurred in New York state. Neither the vehicle of infection or the exposure location were described.…Read More »

March 09 Oregon Private Home and Restaurant Chicken 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurred among people who had eaten chicken in a private home or at a restaurant in Oregon.…Read More »

February 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to CW Alfalfa Sprouts, Inc., SunSprout Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, alfalfa sprouts, onion sprouts, gourmet sprouts

In February, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services officials identified six isolates of Salmonella Saintpaul. Although this is a common strain of Salmonella, during 2008, only three cases had been detected in Nebraska and only four subtyp…Read More »

February 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium at a Fair, Festival, or Temporary Mobile Service, Connecticut

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was associated with attendance at a fair or festival. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

December 08 Illinois Nursing Home Pureed Food 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pureed Food

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurred at a nursing home in Illinois. Pureed foods(foods were not described) were implicated as the vehicles of infection.…Read More »

December 08 California Restaurant 2 Macaroni and Cheese 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Grains, Pasta, Macaroni Dairy, Cheese Macaroni and Cheese

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurred among people who had eaten macaroni and cheese at a restaurant in California.…Read More »

November 08 Ohio Restaurant Chicken 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred among people who had eaten chicken at a restaurant in Ohio.…Read More »

November 08 North Carolina Private Home Chicken 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred among people who had eaten chicken at a private home. The preparation of the chicken was not described.…Read More »

November 08 California Workplace Garnish 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetables, garnish

A garnish that mostly consisted of vegetables was linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium. The exposed had eaten the garnish while at a workplace in California.…Read More »

November 08 2008 Outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg at a Fair or Temporary Mobile Service, California

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Taco

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurred among people who had eaten tacos while at a fair in California. The taco ingredients were not described.…Read More »

November 08 2008 Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Infections at a Restaurant, California

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred among people who had eaten at a restaurant in California. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

November 08 Virginia Restaurant 2 Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred among people who had eaten at a restaurant in Virginia. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

October 08 2008 Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Infections Linked to Roast Chicken California

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken, Roast Chicken

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred among people who had eaten roast chicken at a private home in California.…Read More »

September 08 Peanut Corporation of America, Peanut Butter and Peanut Butter - Containing Products 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Nut, Peanut butter Nut, Peanut paste

Beginning in November, CDC (Centers for Disease Control) PulseNet staff noted a small and highly dispersed, multistate cluster of Salmonella Typhimurium isolates. The outbreak consisted of two pulsed field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) defined clusters …Read More »

September 08 Ohio Wedding Reception 3 Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred among people who had eaten at a wedding reception in Ohio. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

September 08 Missouri Private Home Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred among people in a private home in Missouri. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

August 08 Oregon Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Agona occurred in Oregon. The exposure location and the vehicle of infection were not described.…Read More »

August 08 North Carolina Restaurant Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred among people who had eaten at a restaurant in North Carolina. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

July 08 2008 Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Linked to Alfalfa Sprouts Produced by Sprouters Northwest, Inc.

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa Sprouts

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was linked to the consumption of alfalfa sprouts produced by Sprouters Northwest, Inc. This company's sprouts were previously linked to an outbreak of Salmonella in 2004.…Read More »

July 08 2008 Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Linked to Exposure to Mice Fed to Snakes, United Kingdom

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact, Mice, Baby Chickens, Chicks, Rodents

Frozen mice and chicks were recalled by MiceDirect after an outbreak of Salmonella, serotype I 4,[5],12:i:- was detected in the United States. Cases were identified in 17 states; the first U.S. case illness onset was December, 2009. Prior to the U.…Read More »

July 08 Virginia Restaurant Omelette 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Omelette

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurred among people who had eaten omelettes at a restaurant in Virginia.…Read More »

July 08 Minnesota Private Home Ice Cream 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Ice Cream

Two people developed infections due to Salmonella Heidelberg after eating homemade ice cream in a private home in Minnesota. It was not specified whether the ice cream contained eggs.…Read More »

July 08 Pennsylvania Nursing Home Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurred in a nursing home in Pennsylvania. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

July 08 Pennsylvania Unknown Location Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred in Pennsylvania. The exposure location and the vehicle of infection were not described.…Read More »

June 08 Utah Unknown Location 2 Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium and Salmonella Typhimurium var Cope occurred in Utah. Neither the vehicle of exposure or exposure location were described.…Read More »

May 08 Florida Private Home Multiple Foods 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Multiple Foods

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurred among people who had eaten at a private home in Florida. Apparently multiple foods were implicated, but these were not described.…Read More »

May 08 Iowa Unknown Location Ground Beef 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, Ground Beef

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Saintpaul occurred in Iowa and was linked to eating ground beef. The exposure location was not described.…Read More »

April 08 Multistate Tomatoes and Peppers 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Serrano Peppers Vegetable, Jalapeno Peppers Fruit, Tomatoes Salsa Guacamole

New Mexico public health identified the first four cases of Salmonella Newport associated with this outbreak. Soon after cases were identified in Texas and the Navajo Nation through PulseNet. Eventually cases in 43 states and Canada were identified…Read More »

April 08 Ohio Restaurant 2 Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was associated with eating at a restaurant in Ohio. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

April 08 Virginia Restaurant Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred among people who had eaten at a restaurant in Virginia. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

April 08 Ohio Restaurant 4 Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred at a restaurant in Ohio. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

April 08 Michigan Restaurant Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

Two people became ill due to an infection with Salmonella Typhimurium after eating at a restaurant in Michigan. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

April 08 Multistate Private Home Ground Turkey 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Turkey, Ground Turkey

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Saintpaul occurred among people who had eaten ground turkey in private homes in the United States. The state locations were not described by CDC. A reference indicated that there had been two cases in the state of…Read More »

March 08 2008 Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Municipal Water, Alamosa, Colorado

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Water, Municipal

An outbreak of gastroenteritis due to Salmonella Typhimurium occurred among residents of the City of Alamosa, Colorado. The investigation showed that there was no common food source among the ill. The majority of the ill lived within the city limit…Read More »

March 08 Turtles 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact, Turtles

A multistate outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was identified in 2008. Cases were reported from 25 states and the District of Columbia. Exposure to pet turtles was associated with illness. Three turtle environments were proved to be contaminated …Read More »

March 08 Oregon Restaurant 4 Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurred among people who had eaten at a restaurant in Oregon. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

February 08 California Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred in the state of California. The exposure location and the vehicle of infection were not described.…Read More »

January 08 Malt-O-Meal Puffed Cereals 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Grain, Ready-to-eat, cereal, puffed rice, puffed wheat

On April 5 the Malt-O-Meal Company had issued a recall of its puffed wheat and rice cereals because routine food testing had detected Salmonella contamination. Two days later, PulseNet, the molecular subtyping network for foodborne disease surveilla…Read More »

January 08 California Restaurant Macaroni and Cheese 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Grain, Macaroni Dairy, Cheese Macaroni and Cheese

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium var Cope was associated with eating macaroni and cheese at a restaurant in California.…Read More »

December 07 Wyoming Restaurant 3 Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred at a restaurant in Wyoming. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

November 07 University of Western Ontario Chicken 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken Cross contamination

An outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium, PT 108, spread from a food court on the campus of The University of Western Ontario. There were two phases of the outbreak. The first phase appeared to be related to food from the University Community Center (…Read More »

November 07 New York Restaurant Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium var Cope was linked to eating at a restaurant in New York state. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

November 07 Ohio Other Location Unknown Vehicle 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred in the state of Ohio. The exposure location was described as "other." The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

October 07 2007 Rochester, Minnesota Quiznos Restaurant Tomatoes

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Tomato

Diners at a Rochester, Minnesota, Quiznos Restaurant became ill with the same strain of Salmonella Typhimurium. An investigation traced the illnesses to the raw tomatoes that had been used in the sandwiches. Initially the source of the illnesses wa…Read More »

October 07 Raw Ahi Tuna (Poke) 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Finfish, Tuna

Consumption of reviously frozen, raw, ahi tuna was linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi B on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. Additional cases were identified in Colorado and California. The tuna had been sent from Indonesia to a U.S. mainland …Read More »

October 07 Maine Restaurant Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred in the state of Maine and was linked to eating at a restaurant. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

October 07 Iowa Private Home Baked and Grilled Chicken 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Chicken, Baked Chicken, Grilled Chicken

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was linked to eating grilled and baked chicken at a private home in Iowa.…Read More »

September 07 California Restaurant 3 Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurred among people who had eaten at a restaurant in California. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

September 07 Wyoming Restaurant 2 Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred at restaurant in Wyoming. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

September 07 Pennsylvania Banquet Facility Roasted Pork 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork, Roasted Pork

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred among people who had eaten roasted pork at a banquet facility in the state of Pennsylvania.…Read More »

August 07 Washington State Private Home Nachos 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Nachos, Dairy, Cheese, Tortilla Chips, Snack

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred in Washington state at a private home. Nachos were named as the vehicle of infection. Nachos usually contain tortilla chips, beans, cheese, and spices.…Read More »

August 07 Georgia Camp Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurred at a camp in Georgia. The vehicle of infection was not named.…Read More »

July 07 Taste of Chicago Pars Cove Booth Hummus Shrazi 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Grain, Bean, Hummus Vegetables, Tomato Vegetables, Cucumber

There was an outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg among persons who ate at the Pars Cove booth at the Taste of Chicago event. No food handlers were implicated in the outbreak. The hummus shrazi, a fresh herb, tomato, and cucumber salad over a bed of h…Read More »

July 07 Indiana Fair Hummus 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Grain, Bean, Hummus

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg was linked to eating hummus. A mobile service sold the hummus at a fair in Indiana.…Read More »

July 07 Pennsylvania Picnic Beef Meatball 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, Beef Dish, Meatball, Ground Beef

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred among people who attended a picnic. Beef meatballs were named as the vehicle of infection.…Read More »

July 07 Pennsylvania Unknown Location 5 Unknown Vehicle 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred in Pennsylvania. Neither the vehicle of infection or outbreak location were named.…Read More »

July 07 Virginia Wedding Reception Cheese, Shami Kabob 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Cheese Kabob, Shami

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred among people who attended a wedding reception in Virginia. Cheese and shami kabob were named as the vehicles of infection. Shami kabobs are a dish made with minced meat, usually mutton or beef…Read More »

June 07 Arizona Fast Food Chain 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Cross-contamination

Health officials observed an increased incidence of gastroenteritis in Yuma, Arizona, June, 2007. Laboratory tests showed Salmonella Heidelberg in stool samples of case-patients. These isolates were compared using pulse-field gel electrophoresis an…Read More »

June 07 2007 Outbreak of Salmonella Stanley at a Private Home, Pennsylvania

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Stanley occurred at a private home in Pennsylvania. The vehicle of infection was not named.…Read More »

June 07 California Church Mole 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Sauce, Mole

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurred among people who ate an unknown type of mole sauce while at a church. Mole is a generic name for sauces that are used in Mexican cuisine.…Read More »

June 07 Pennsylvania Private Home Raw Milk and Cheese 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Cheese, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk, Raw Cheese

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred at a private home in Pennsylvania. The vehicles of infection were described as raw milk and cheese.…Read More »

May 07 Turtles 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact, Turtles

Since 1975 there has been a ban on the sale of turtles with a carapace of less than four inches. Turtle-associated outbreaks of Salmonella were common in the 1960's and 1970's until the ban went into effect. Apparently small turtles were again avail…Read More »

May 07 Minnesota Restaurant 4 Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Agona was linked to eating at a restaurant in Minnesota. No vehicle of infection was described.…Read More »

May 07 2007 Outbreak of Salmmonella Schwarzengrund, New Jersey

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Schwarzengrund occurred at a private home in New Jersey. Chicken was named as the vehicle of infection.…Read More »

May 07 Virginia Restaurant and Private Home Crispy Pork 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork, Crispy Pork

A confirmed, multi-strain, outbreak of Salmonella was linked to eating crispy pork at a restaurant and at a private home in Virginia. The Salmonella strains were Salmonella London and Salmonella Typhimurium.…Read More »

May 07 Virginia Restaurant 2 Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred among people who had eaten at a restaurant in Virginia. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

April 07 2007 Outbreak of Salmonella Schwarzengrund, Massachusetts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Schwarzengrund occurred in Massachusetts. The locations of the outbreak exposure were described as restaurant, grocery store, and private home. The vehicle of infection was not named.…Read More »

April 07 Wisconsin Restaurant 6 Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Group B occurred among people who had eaten at a restaurant in Wisconsin. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

March 07 Shaunee County, Kansas Medical Office or Restaurant Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A mixed outbreak of Salmonella Hadar and Salmonella Typhimurium var Cope occurred among coworkers at a medical facility in Shawnee, County, Kansas. The group worked together and shared meals together, including restaurant meals. The vehicle of infe…Read More »

March 07 Pennsylvania Unknown Location Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

An outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred in Pennsylvania. Neither the vehicle of infection or the location were named.…Read More »

March 07 California Unknown Location 2 Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Agona occurred in the state of California. The outbreak location and the vehicle of infection were not described.…Read More »

February 07 2007 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Keystone Food Products/Robert's American Gourmet Veggie Bootie Snack Food

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Grain, puffed rice and puffed corn snack with vegetable coating

A multi-state, case-control study demonstrated a strong association between illness and consumption of Veggie Bootie, a snack of puffed rice and corn with a vegetable coating. By June 28, the Robert's American Gourmet Company had recalled the produc…Read More »

February 07 2007 Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Linked to Unpasteurized, Raw Milk and Cheese, Pennsylvania

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk Dairy, Cheese, Unpasteurized, Raw Cheese

In February, the Pennsylvania Department of Health received reports of two laboratory-confirmed infections of Salmonella Typhimurium. The isolates matched by pulse-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE), a genetic fingerprinting technique, and the patient…Read More »

February 07 2007 Alaska Funeral Potluck Eggs

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred among people who had eaten eggs while at a potluck served at a funeral.…Read More »

February 07 Restaurant and Private Home Lettuce and Spinach 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetables, Leafy Greens, Lettuce, Spinach

A confirmed, multistate, outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was linked to the consumption of lettuce(type unspecified) and also to spinach. The states of residence were not named. The exposure locations were described as lettuce and spinach.…Read More »

January 07 Tennessee Private Home Barbeque, Coleslaw 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Barbeque, unspecified Coleslaw, unspecified

A laboratory confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurred among people who ate at a barbeque held at a home in Tennessee. Barbeque and cole slaw were named as the vehicles of infection. The barbeque and cole slaw ingredients were not named.…Read More »

January 07 2007 Outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg Linked to Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Florida

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetables, Mashed Potatoes Gravy

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurred in the state of Florida. Mashed potatoes and gravy were named as the vehicles of infection. The type of gravy was not described. The exposure location was not described.…Read More »

December 07 Penquis Convenience Market Deli Food 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

Thirteen people developed Salmonellosis, caused by Salmonella Typhimurium, after eating at a Penquis, Maine, convenience market deli. They ate ready-to-eat, food prepared by the deli, but the exact food vehicle was not disclosed.…Read More »

December 07 2007 Anoka County Assisted Living Facility Person-to-Person

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Person-to-Person

An outbreak of Salmonella Agona occurred at an assisted living facility in Anoka County, Minnesota. The infection was spread from person-to-person. The initial source of the contamination was not determined.…Read More »

December 06 Utah Restaurant or Banquet Facility Specialty Salads 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Salads

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was associated with eating specialty salads at a restaurant or banquet facility in Utah. The salad ingredients were not described.…Read More »

November 06 Kansas Church Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium var Cope was associated with eating at a church in Kansas. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

September 06 Multistate Large Tomatoes 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Tomatoes

A multistate outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was associated with eating raw, large, red, round tomatoes at restaurants. Implicated tomatoes were traced to a single packinghouse in Ohio supplied by three tomato growers from 25 fields in three coun…Read More »

September 06 California Restaurant Chicken 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium var Cope was associated with eating chicken at a restaurant in California.…Read More »

August 06 New York Private Home Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Group B occurred among people exposed in a private home in New York state. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

August 06 California Banquet Facility Chicken 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Agona was associated with eating chicken at a banquet facility in California.…Read More »

August 06 Pennsylvania Unknown Location 7 Unknown Vehicle 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred in Pennsylvania. Neither the vehicle of infection or the exposure location were described.…Read More »

August 06 Oregon Unknown Location 2 Unknown Vehicle 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred in Oregon. Neither the vehicle of infection or the exposure location were described.…Read More »

August 06 2006 Outbreak of Salmonella Stanley, Pennsylvania

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Stanley occurred in Pennsylvania. The vehicle of infection and the exposure location were not described.…Read More »

August 06 Pennsylvania Private Home Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was associated with eating in a private home in Pennsylvania.…Read More »

August 06 Pennsylvania Private Home Raw Milk and Queso Fresco 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Cheese, Unpasteurized, Queso Fresco, Raw Milk, Raw Cheese

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred among people who had consumed raw, unpasteurized milk, or raw milk cheese(queso fresco), in private homes in Pennsylvania.…Read More »

July 06 New York Restaurant or Picnic or Fair or Temporary Mobile Service or Private Home Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred in New York state. The exposure locations were restaurant, picnic, fair, or temporary mobile service. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

July 06 Massachusetts Other Location Unknown Vehicle 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred in Massachusetts. The vehicle of infection was not described. The exposure location was described only as "other."…Read More »

July 06 Georgia Restaurant or Private Home Dosai 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Grains, Dosai

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred among people who had eaten dosai in a restaurant or in a private home in Georgia. Dosai are a fermented lentil crepes which are usually filled with vegetables or meats. The filling was not des…Read More »

July 06 2006 Salmonella Heidelberg Associated with Milkshakes, California

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milkshake

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg was associated with drinking milkshakes at a restaurant in California. The milkshake ingredients were not described.…Read More »

July 06 New York Private Home Sliced Turkey Deli Meat 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Luncheon Meat and Sausage, Deli Meat, Turkey, Poultry

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Saintpaul was associated with eating sliced, turkey deli meat in a private home in New York state.…Read More »

June 06 Minnesota Restaurant Vegetable-Based Soup 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Soup, Vegetable

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred among people who had eaten a vegetable-based soup at a restaurant in Minnesota.…Read More »

June 06 Maryland Restaurant or Private Home Lettuce or Tomato 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Leafy Greens, Lettuce, Tomato

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred in Maryland. The vehicles of infection were lettuce or tomato. The exposure locations were restaurant or private home.…Read More »

June 06 New Jersey Other Location Unknown Vehicle 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurred in New Jersey. The vehicle was not described. The exposure location was described only as "other."…Read More »

June 06 New York Restaurant Scallops, Conch, and Sea Cucumber 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Shellfish, Scallops, Conch, Sea Cucumber

A dual outbreak of Salmonella Agona and Salmonella Heidelberg occurred among people who had eaten scallops, conch, or sea cucumber while at a restaurant in New York.…Read More »

June 06 New York Restaurant or Grocery Store or Private Home Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Saintpaul occurred in New York state. The vehicle of infection was unknown. The exposure location was restaurant or grocery store or private home.…Read More »

June 06 2006 Salmonella Paratyphi at Minnesota Restaurant or Prison

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi occurred in Minnesota. The vehicle of infection was not described. The exposure location was described as restaurant or prison.…Read More »

June 06 Minnesota Restaurant 4 Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred among people who had eaten at a restaurant in Minnesota. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

June 06 Pennsylvania Camp Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurred among people who attended a camp in Pennsylvania. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

June 06 New York Other Location or Restaurant or Private Home Unknown Vehicle 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred in New York state. There were multiple exposure locations: restaurant; private home; other. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

June 06 2006 Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Infections at a Restaurant, California

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was associated with eating at a restaurant in California. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

June 06 California Wedding Reception Chicken Skewers 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken, Chicken Skewers

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was associated with eating chicken skewers at a restaurant in California.…Read More »

May 06 Colorado Restaurant Chicken Teriyaki 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken, Chicken Teriyaki

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg was associated with eating chicken teriyaki at a restaurant in Colorado.…Read More »

May 06 2006 Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium at a Restaurant, Colorado

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken Fruit, Watermelon

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was associated with eating chicken or watermelon at a restaurant in Colorado.…Read More »

April 06 Cub Brand Microwaveable Stuffed Chicken Products 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken, Stuffed Chicken

An outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was associated with eating Cub Brand, stuffed chicken products, such as Chicken Kiev, Chicken Broccoli and Cheese, Chicken Mushrooms and Cheddar, Chicken Mushrooms in Wine Sauce, and/or Chicken Romanov. The illne…Read More »

April 06 Ohio Private Home Chicken Dishes 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken, Chicken dishes

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred among people who had eaten chicken dishes at a private home in Ohio. A description of the dishes was not offered.…Read More »

April 06 Salmonella Heidelberg Outbreak Linked to Meringue Pie, Reno County Kansas, April 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Meringue Breads and Bakery, Pie

In April 2006 an outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg was associated with eating a meringue pie served at a restaurant located in Reno County, Kansas. Thirteen ill restaurant patrons were identified. Six persons were laboratory confirmed with S. Heidelb…Read More »

April 06 Pennsylvania Unknown Location 5 Unknown Vehicle 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred in Pennsylvania. Neither the vehicle of infection or the exposure location were described.…Read More »

April 06 California Private Home Raw Egg Mayonnaise 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs Sauces/Dressings/Oils, Mayonnaise

In California, there was a confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg that was associated with eating mayonnaise made with raw eggs.…Read More »

March 06 2006 School Potluck Ground Beef

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, Ground Beef

Attendees of a school potluck in Alaska contracted Salmonella Typhimurium. At least 47 people became ill; some of the illnesses were confirmed by stool culture. Genetic testing on the Salmonella Typhimurium proved that all laboratory confirmed case…Read More »

March 06 Grocery Store Deli Macaroni and Cheese 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Grain, Pasta Dish, Macaroni and Cheese Dairy, Cheese

A southwest Mississippi grocery store was implicated in an outbreak of salmonellosis in March of 2006. Laboratory studies of stool samples provided by case-patients showed that the case-patients were infected with the same strain of Salmonella Heide…Read More »

March 06 New Hampshire Other Location Unknown Vehicle 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Java occurred in New Hampshire. The vehicle of infection was not described. The exposure location was described only as "other location."…Read More »

March 06 Colorado Day Care Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred at a day care center in Colorado. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

March 06 2006 Salmonella Heidelberg Linked to Burritos, California

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Sandwich, Burrito

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurred among people who had eaten burritos at a restaurant in California. The burrito filling was not described.…Read More »

March 06 California Restaurant or Office Setting Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella, serogroup B, serotype unspecified, occurred in California. The vehicle of infection was not described. The exposure location was described as office setting or restaurant.…Read More »

February 06 Sushi King Restaurant California Rolls 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Finfish, Whitefish, imitation crab

In February, Benton County Health Unit, Arkansas, received a report of an large outbreak of gastroenteritis. The investigation eventually associated the illnesses with recently eating at the Sushi King Restaurant. Consumption of the California roll…Read More »

February 06 Utah Restaurant Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred among people who had eaten at a restaurant in Utah. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

February 06 2006 Salmonella Typhimurium at a Virginia Prison

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Turkey

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was linked to eating turkey at a Chesterfield County, Virginia, correctional facility. The contaminated vehicle was turkey.…Read More »

January 06 2006-2008 Mulstistate Outbreak of Salmonella Schwarzengrund Infections Linked to Pet Food

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pet Food

Seventy-nine cases of Salmonella Schwarzengrund infections were reported by 21 states beginning in 2006. Case control studies revealed that case-households were significantly more likely than control households to report dog contact (matched odds rat…Read More »

December 05 Frozen, Vacuum-Packed Mice 2005

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact, Mice

Between December, 2005, and January, 2006, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) identified four human cases of Salmonella Typhimurium that matched each other by PFGE, pulsed field gel electrophoresis. All of the initial Minnesota cases attended …Read More »

May 05 Economart Chicken 2005

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken

A group of friends shared a rotisserie chicken that had been purchased at the Willison, North Dakota, Economart. Three developed Salmonella related illness. An unrelated family became ill after eating a second rotisserie chicken, as well as additio…Read More »

May 05 Orchid Island Juice Company Orange Juice 2005

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit Beverage, Juice, Orange, Unpasteurized

The Michigan Department of Community Health first detected a cluster of Salmonella Typhimurium cases in June. Eleven out of fourteen of the ill had consumed "fresh-squeezed" orange juice at upscale retail markets. The markets purchased the orange j…Read More »

May 05 2005 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Infections Associated with Cold Stone Creamery Cake Batter Ice Cream

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Cake Batter Ice Cream

In 2005 the popular ice cream chain, Cold Stone Creamery, removed all the "Cake Batter" flavored ice cream from their stores. A warning was issued to throw the ice cream away after an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was linked to this ice cream f…Read More »

May 05 Casa Romero Restaurant Food Worker 2005

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Food Worker

An outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was attributed to improper cooking and poor hygiene at a Casa Romero Restaurant in Illinois. Several of the people infected were employees of the restaurant. A food worker was the likely source for the initial …Read More »

March 05 Ontario Canada Luncheon Meats 2005

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Luncheon Meat and Sausage, Salami, Mortadella, Proscuitto

An outbreak of Salmonella PT U302 occurred in southern Ontario, Canada. A common food source with a long self life was suspected. The most likely hypothesis supported by the findings was that the illnesses were caused by contaminated salami, mortad…Read More »

January 05 Cub Brand Stuffed Chicken 2005

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken

Minnesota health workers noticed a cluster of Salmonella Heidelberg isolates that matched each other genetically. This cluster initiated an investigation which began with analysis of the food histories of the case-patients. Recent consumption of fr…Read More »

August 04 Multistate Ground Beef 2004

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Meat, ground beef

New Mexico health officials initially identified eight cases of Salmonella Typhimurium that shared a common genetic fingerprint (PFGE, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis) pattern. A review of PFGE patterns of other Salmonella Typhimurium cases in the …Read More »

August 04 Family Gathering Egg Casserole 2004

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Egg, Egg Dishes, Egg Casserole

A culture-positive case of Salmonella Heidelberg was reported on September 15. The case had eaten at a family gathering in Edgerton, Minnesota, between August 27 and 29. Soon after other family members reported illness. A total of five cases were …Read More »

July 04 Sheetz Convenience Store Tomatoes 2004

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Tomatoes Sandwiches, Other, with tomatoes Produce-based Salads, with tomatoes

Patrons of Sheetz convenience stores developed illness in early July due to Salmonella. Sheetz is a mid-Atlantic chain of gas stations with deli take-out sections. Sheetz stores are located in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and east…Read More »

July 04 Delicatessen Chain Roma Tomatoes 2004

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Tomatoes, Roma

A multiserotype, Salmonella outbreak occurred among people who ate at outlets of a delicatessen chain. Laboratory studies of stool samples from case-patients yielded Salmonella serotypes Javiana (383), Typhimurium (27), Anatum (five), Thompson (four…Read More »

May 04 2004 Outbreak of Salmonella Agona at a Minnesota Graduation Party

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Turkey

On June 9, a state epidemiologists found, via laboratory surveillance, three cases of Salmonella Agona. The cases had attended a graduation party in Marshall, Minnesota, that had been held at a private home. The hosting family was contacted as part…Read More »

May 04 South Bass Island Resort Municipal Water 2004

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus, Salmonella, Campylobacter, Other
  • Vehicle:
  • Water, Municipal

An outbreak of gastroenteritis occurred among visitors and residents of South Bass Island, Ohio. An environmental assessment and extensive testing of island water sources was performed, including use of a novel ultrafiltration water collection syste…Read More »

December 04 Turtles 2004

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact, Turtle

In the summer of 2004, two states, Wyoming and Wisconsin, identified separate outbreaks of Salmonellosis associated with recent contact with small turtles. In Wisconsin four people were infected with Salmonella Pomona. In Wyoming the two cases were…Read More »

December 03 Pet Store Rodent Contact 2003

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact

Rodents(mice, rats, hamsters) shipped from an Iowa pet distributor to 15 pet stores in the midwestern USA were infected with an unusual strain of Salmonella Typhimurium, DT 120. Related human illnesses were identified in at least ten states involvin…Read More »

November 03 2003 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Chester Linked to Consumption of Alfalfa Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Chester occurred among people who had eaten alfalfa sprouts at restaurants in the United States. The involved states were not described.…Read More »

October 03 Northeastern States Ground Beef 2003

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, Ground Beef

A cluster of Salmonella Typhimurium DT104 cases was found in the northeastern United States in late 2003. The strain was resistant to several antibiotics and was referred to as R-type ACSSuT. Illness was associated with consuming grocery store boug…Read More »

September 03 Commercially Processed Egg Salad 2003

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Commercially Processed Egg Product

Oregon State epidemiologist noted an increase in reports of Salmonella Typhimurium during the month of September. Some of the Salmonella isolates matched by PFGE (pulsed-field gel electrophoresis). An epidemiologic investigation implicated kits for…Read More »

September 03 2003 Salmonella Heidelberg Linked to Consumption of Eggs or Pancakes, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Grains, Pancakes

An outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg was linked to a Minnesota restaurant. Upon investigation, it was discovered that four food workers were infected with the same strain of Salmonella Heidelberg.…Read More »

May 03 Sunset House Restaurant 2003

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetables, Mushrooms Cross contamination

Patrons of the Sunset House restaurant, Wyoming, developed Salmonella Heidelberg. The cases resided in six states. Epidemiological and laboratory analysis showed that canned mushrooms were the likely vehicle for transmission, although other food it…Read More »

April 03 Park County, Wyoming Restaurant Canned Mushrooms 2003

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Canned Mushrooms, Dairy, Cheese, Swiss, Pasteurized, Cross Contamination

An outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurred among patrons of a Park County, Wyoming, restaurant. Epidemiologic and laboratory analyses indicated that canned mushrooms, contaminated through foodhandling practices at the restaurant, were the likely …Read More »

March 03 2003 Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Harmony Farms Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, sprouts, onion, alfalfa, salad

Alfalfa, onion, and salad sprouts were recalled by Harmony Farms, a fresh sprout producer in Washington state. Two outbreaks of Salmonella in March (Salmonella Saintpaul) and November (Salmonella Chester) affected nine and thirteen people, respectiv…Read More »

March 03 Multiple Cluster Outbreak at a Restaurant 2003

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Sandwiches, Pork

Salmonella related illnesses were linked to eating at a restaurant in Florida. Illness occurred in three clusters spaced one week apart. Sandwiches were the implicated vehicle in this outbreak. They were made with cut pork meat mixed with chopped …Read More »

January 03 British Columbia Chicken Nugget Strips 2003

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken, Chicken Nugget Strips

An outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurred in early 2003, in British Columbia, Canada. Interviews with individuals from this outbreak implicated frozen chicken nuggets, or strips, as the source of the outbreak. Of the 23 cases, 65% sought treatmen…Read More »

November 02 Young's Dairy Unpasteurized, Raw Milk 2002

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A multi-state outbreak of Salmonella was first detected in Clark County, Ohio. There had been two hospitalizations following consumption of raw milk and raw milk products produced by Young's Dairy, a dairy that had been in existence for many years. …Read More »

November 02 Minnesota Restaurant Unknown November, 2002

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

An outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred at a Minnesota restaurant. Upon investigation, 10 food workers were found to be infected with the same strain of Salmonella Newport.…Read More »

September 02 Normative Services Residential Treatment Facility Milk 2002

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Milk, Person-to-Person

An outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred at the Normative Services residential treatment facility in Sheridan, Wyoming. Students, staff, and staff family members of the facility became ill. Statistical analysis showed that milk consumption at…Read More »

April 02 Western Sizzlin' Restaurant 2002

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, Ground Beef, Hamburger with gravy Poultry, Chicken, Fried Pork, Ham Food Handler

A large Salmonella outbreak was associated with eating at the Western Sizzlin' Restaurant in Spruce Pine, North Carolina. Hamburger steak with gravy, fried chicken, and ham all tested positive for the presence of Salmonella Heidelberg. Two employee…Read More »

February 01 Mangoes 2001

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, mangoes

A multistate outbreak of Salmonella was associated with the consumption of fresh mangoes. The Salmonella Saintpaul were genetically the same. In processing the mangoes for the US market, the mangoes were given a water treatment that was not likely …Read More »

February 01 Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center Enteral Tube Formula Feedings 2001

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Infant Formula, Unknown

An outbreak of Salmonella Saintpaul occurred among children who had been hospitalized at Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, in mid-February. Case-patients were more likely than controls to have received enteral tub…Read More »

November 00 Pork Chitterlings 2000

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella, Other
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork, Chitterlings

A dual outbreak of Salmonella Group B and Yersinia entercolitica was associated with eating pork chitterlings at a private home in Georgia.…Read More »

June 00 Multiple Pathogen Minnesota Day Camp Animal Contact 2000

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella, Cryptosporidium, Campylobacter, Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact

An outbreak due to multiple pathogens was associated with participation at a farm day camp. The camp was sponsored by a university and was held on campus for young children. There were eight camps sessions scheduled throughout the summer. Although…Read More »

April 00 2000 Salmonella Heidelberg at a Minnesota Restaurant

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Meatloaf, Eggs

An outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurred at a Minnesota restaurant. Meatloaf or eggs were the suspected vehicles of infection. The investigation revealed that three food workers were infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella.…Read More »

April 00 Minnesota Restaurant Ground Turkey 2000

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Ground Turkey

An outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium at a Minnesota restaurant was linked to the consumption of ground turkey. Two food workers were infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Typhimurium.…Read More »

March 00 Pennsylvania Dairy Plant Milk Contaminated After Pasteurization 2000

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk Pasteurized

Pasteurized milk was implicated in an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The pasteurization process employed by the dairy during the outbreak appeared to be adequate, however there were thirteen instances on record wh…Read More »

August 99 1999 Outbreak of Salmonella Associated Alfalfa Sprouts, Canada

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa Sprouts

Alfalfa sprouts were identified as the cause of an outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi. A total of 51 cases were reported with 43 in Alberta, six in British Columbia, and two in Saskatchewan. Six opened packages of alfalfa sprouts were taken from case…Read More »

August 99 Minnesota Restaurant Unknown August, 1999

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

One restaurant patron developed Salmonella Typhimurium after eating at a Minnesota restaurant. The vehicle of infection was not known.…Read More »

July 99 Georgia Barbeque Restaurant Barbeque Pork July, 1999

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork, Barbeque

An outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium var Copenhagen was linked to eating barbeque pork at a Habersham County, Georgia, restaurant. BBQ was the only food item statistically associated with illness. Three persons were hospitalized during their acute…Read More »

June 99 Minnesota Restaurant Unknown June, 1999

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

An outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurred at a Minnesota restaurant. The vehicle of infection was not known. The investigation revealed that 26 food workers were infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Heidelberg.…Read More »

May 99 1999 Outbreak of Salmonella Saintpaul Linked to Clover Sprouts, California

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Clover Sprouts

A batch of clover sprouts was contaminated with Salmonella Saintpaul and sickened northern California residents. The illnesses occurred between May 10 and 30.…Read More »

May 99 1999 Duluth Restaurant Food Worker

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Food Worker

Three persons who ate at the same Duluth restaurant on different days in early May became ill with the same strain of Salmonella Heidelburg. As a part of the investigation, food workers were required to submit stool samples for analysis. Two food w…Read More »

May 99 Minnesota Restaurant Unknown 1999

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

An outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurred at a Minnesota restaurant. The vehicle was not known. Two food workers were confirmed to be infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Heidelberg.…Read More »

January 99 1999 Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Linked to Rainbow Sprouts Clover Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetables, Sprouts, Clover

An outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium, in Colorado, resulted from consuming clover sprouts. The outbreak was detected through routine laboratory surveillance. The sprouts were traced to two Colorado suppliers that had obtained the seed from a singl…Read More »

August 98 Chicken Kiev 1998

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken, Chicken Kiev

An outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was detected by identification of several isolates that shared a single, previously rare, pulse-field gel electrophoresis pattern. A case control study implicated a frozen, Chicken Kiev product. Salmonella Typhi…Read More »

August 98 1998 Salmonella Bredeney Outbreak, Shelby County, Alabama

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Meat, unspecified

On August 2, 1998 the Shelby County (Alabama) Health Department was alerted by area physicians and hospitals that an unusual number of people were complaining of gastroenteritis following a meal at a local barbeque restaurant. Approximately 170 perso…Read More »

July 98 Georgia Barbeque Restaurant Barbeque Pork 1998

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork, Barbeque Pork

Patrons of a Bleckely County, Georgia, restaurant developed Salmonellosis after eating at the retaurant in July and August. After cooking, the barbequed pork was kept at room temperature for two to three hours before it was refrigerated. The refrig…Read More »

June 98 Minnesota Restaurant Unknown 1998

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

One person was known to have developed Salmonella Heidelberg after eating at a Minnesota restaurant. The investigation discovered three food workers infected with Salmonella; the Salmonella Heidelberg strain isolated from two of the food workers mat…Read More »

May 98 1998 Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Linked to Chicken Nuggets, Australia

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken, Chicken Nuggets

An outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium phage type 12 occurred in South Australia. The epidemiologic investigation revealed that consumption of a specific brand of chicken nuggets was statistically associated with illness. S. Typhimurium phage type 1…Read More »

April 98 Malt-O-Meal Millville Toasted Oats Cereal 1998

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Grain, Cereal

In April and May of 1998, public health officials in eleven states received an unusually high number of reports of illness attributed to Salmonella Agona. The number of illnesses represented an eightfold increase over the median number of Salmonella…Read More »

December 98 Massachusetts Raw, Unpasteurized Milk 1998

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

An outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred in Massachusetts among children tasting unpasteurized milk during tours of a dairy farm. The implicated vehicle was raw, unpasteurized, milk. The outbreak demonstrated a distribution of unusually long …Read More »

November 97 1997 Salmonella Outbreak at a Catered Thanksgiving Dinner, Indiana

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Turkey

A suspected Salmonella outbreak occurred in Boone County, Indiana, following a catered Thanksgiving dinner. Three of the 39 people who were ill submitted stool cultures which were positive for Salmonella Group B. A case-control study identified turke…Read More »

May 97 Franklin County Vermont Raw Milk 1997

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Raw, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

An outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred in Vermont. Raw, unpasteurized, milk was named as the vehicle of infection.…Read More »

May 97 Our Lady of the Wayside Church Fund-Raiser Stuffed Ham 1997

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork, Ham, Stuffed Ham

An outbreak of Salmonella Heidelburg occurred in Chaptico, Maryland, among people who attended a church fund-raising dinner. The implicated vehicle was a ham that had been stuffed with kale, cabbage, and spices. The stuffed ham had been purchased f…Read More »

February 97 Northern California Unpasteurized, Raw Milk Cheese 1997

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Cheese, Unpasteurized, Raw Cheese

In early 1997, there were two reported outbreaks of Salmonella Typhimurium in two neighboring, northern California counties. The first outbreak which involved 31 persons had peaked in February, 1997. It was caused by Salmonella Typhimurium var Cope…Read More »

December 97 Queso Fresco Cheese 1997

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Cheese, Unpasteurized, Queso Fresco

A raw milk, queso fresco was implicated as the cause of a large outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium DT104 in Yakima County, Washington. In an effort to prevent future outbreaks, Hispanic grandmothers were organized to train the community on how to us…Read More »

February 96 1996 Outbreak of Salmonella Stanley Linked to Consumption of Alfalfa Sprouts, Virginia

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa sprouts

A physician who provided medical care at two Lexington, Virginia universities reported 14 laboratory confirmed cases of Salmonella Stanley among students at the two schools. The ten students at University A had eaten most of their meals at the univ…Read More »

January 96 Minnesota Restaurant Unknown January, 1996

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

An outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred among patrons of a Minnesota restaurant. The investigation found that five food workers were found to be infected with Salmonella bacteria; three of these were infected with the outbreak strain. At lea…Read More »

December 96 Florida Restaurant Macaroni and Cheese 1996

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Grain, Macaroni and Cheese, Dairy, Casserole

An outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurred among patrons of a Florida restaurant. Macaroni and cheese was the implicated vehicle. The same strain of Salmonella Heidelberg was isolated from the macaroni and cheese and case patients' stool samples…Read More »

September 95 The Palmyra Bologna Co., Lebanon Bologna 1995

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Luncheon Meat and Sausage, Lebanon Bologna

An outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred in south central Pennsylvania and was linked to the consumption of Lebanon bologna. The Lebanon bologna was produced by The Palmyra Bologna Co. and had been distributed nationwide. Lebanon bologna was …Read More »

August 95 Minnesota Restaurant Salad August, 1995

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Salad, Unknown type, Food worker

An outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred at a Minnesota restaurant. Salad was listed as the vehicle of infection. An investigation found that 16 food workers were infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Typhimurium; illness onsets amo…Read More »

July 95 Minnesota Restaurant Unknown July, 1995

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

An outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred at a Minnesota restaurant that specialized in Chinese food. A food worker at the restaurant was found to be infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Typhimurium. It was not known if the food wor…Read More »

May 95 Minnesota Restaurant Unknown May, 1995

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

An outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred at a Minnesota restaurant. The vehicle was never determined, however 13 of the 60 food workers that underwent a stool test were shown to be carrying the outbreak strain of Salmonella Typhimurium. Illne…Read More »

March 95 1995 Outbreak of Salmonella Stanley Linked to Alfalfa Sprouts, United States and Finland

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa Sprouts

An outbreak of the same unique strain of Salmonella Stanley occurred in the United States and Finland in 1995. The illnesses were associated with eating alfalfa sprouts that were made from seed that had been distributed from the Netherlands. In the…Read More »

December 94 Raw Ground Beef 1994

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, Ground Beef

Consumption of raw ground beef was suspected as the source of a tartrate negative, Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak in Wisconsin during the Christmas holiday. Consumption of raw ground beef during the holidays was a eating practice brought from Europ…Read More »

October 94 Kosher Peanut Savory Snack Produced In Israel 1994

  • Organism:
  • Salmonellosis
  • Vehicle:
  • Grain, Peanut, Snack

Increases in Salmonella Agona were noted in in England, Wales, Israel, Canada, and the United States. Various epidemiologic analyses implicated a savory, peanut snack that had been produced in Israel and had an international distribution. One strai…Read More »

November 93 Gideon, Missouri Municipal Water 1993

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Water, Municipal

A large outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred in Gideon, Missouri. The investigation implicated the community's unchlorinated water supply. The Salmonella was unusual in that it did not ferment dulcitol. Salmonella Typhimurium was found in w…Read More »

April 93 1993 Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Contaminated Paprika and Paprika-Powdered Potato Chips, Germany

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Spices, Paprika, Paprika Potato Chips

Beginning in April 1993, the National Reference Centre for Enteric Pathogens, in Germany, noted an increase of rare salmonella serovars. Beside S. saintpaul, S. javiana, and S. rubislaw which prevailed, and were therefore taken as indicator organism…Read More »

December 93 1993 Outbreak of Campylobacter and Salmonella Heidelberg at a Brooklyn, New York Nursing Home Linked to Consumption of Chopped Liver

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter, Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken, Chicken liver, Chopped, Chicken Liver Salad

A mixed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni and Salmonella Heidelberg occurred at a Brooklyn, New York, nursing home. Of the 93 symptomatic nursing home residents who submitted stool specimens for culture, the cultures were positive for S. heidelberg …Read More »

December 91 Pacific Science Center Animal Contact 1991

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was linked to having contact with reptiles on display for handling at the Pacific Science Center, Seattle, Washington. After the environment was cleaned, hand-washing facilities installed, and handling …Read More »

October 90 1990 Outbreak of Salmonella Reading Linked to Turkey at a Hospital Cafeteria, Connecticut

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Turkey

Improperly thawed and cooked turkey was the cause of an outbreak of Salmonella Reading at a Connecticut hospital cafeteria. Turkey salad, turkey sandwiches, and chef's salad with turkey were served in the hospital cafeteria and were on the inpatient …Read More »

January 90 1990 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Chester Linked to Cut Up Cantaloupe

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Cantaloupe, Cut, Salad Bar

A multistate (30 states, states not described) outbreak of Salmonella Chester was linked to the consumption of cut cantaloupe that had been served in salad bars.…Read More »

December 90 South Carolina Turkey 1990

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Turkey

An outbreak of Salmonella Agona occurred in South Carolina. Turkey was the implicated vehicle of infection.…Read More »

December 87 Hawaii Chicken 1987

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken

An outbreak of Salmonella Agona occurred in Hawaii. Chicken was the implicated vehicle.…Read More »

December 87 New York Riker's Island Correctional Institution for Women Unknown 1987

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Food Worker

An outbreak of Salmonellosis at Riker's Island Correctional Institution for Women occurred over a two month time period. Two Salmonella strains (serogroups B and D) were involved. No particular food was ever implicated. The investigation was hampere…Read More »

June 86 Turtles 1986

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact

Two young brothers developed Salmonella Typhimurium days after their mother had purchased a red-eared slider turtle with a two inch carapace. The same strain of Salmonella Typhimurium was isolated from the turtle and the turtle's water. The turtle …Read More »

June 86 Rotanelli Foods, Inc. Lasagna and Stuffed-Shells (Pasta) 1986

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Grains, Pasta Dishes, Lasagna, Stuffed Pasta Shells, eggs in frozen pasta

Rotanelli, a frozen-food manufacturer recalled its lasagna and stuffed-shell products after outbreaks of food poisoning occurred in New Jersey, New York, and Massachusetts. The products were distributed to restaurants, caterers, institutions, and re…Read More »

April 86 1986 Outbreak of Salmonella linked to Chicken Prepared in a School Cafeteria, Oklahoma

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, chicken

An outbreak of Salmonellosis occurred among students and employees of a small school district in Oklahoma, involving four schools. Salmonella Heidelberg and Salmonella Stanley were isolated from stool samples of some of the case-patients. Illness w…Read More »

December 86 Georgia Turkey 1986

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Turkey

An outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred in Georgia. Turkey was the implicated vehicle of infection.…Read More »

October 85 1985 Salmonella Heidelberg Linked to Consumption of Eggs at a Convention in New Mexico

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Pooled Eggs

The October 7 breakfast at a convention was associated with an outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg. The only food significantly associated with illness was eggs. The eggs that were served at the meal were not available for culture. Other eggs from t…Read More »

March 85 1985 Salmonella Typhimurium Among Consumers of Bluebrook and Hillfarm Dairy 2% Pasteurized Milk

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Pasteurized

A large outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred among persons who drank pasteurized, 2% milk that had been produced by a single dairy plant in Illinois. Salmonella Typhimurium was isolated from unopened containers of two lots of 2 % milk that we…Read More »

September 84 Intentional Contamination of Restaurant Salad Bars 1984

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetables, Salad Bar

Multiple outbreaks of Salmonella Typhimurium occurred during September and October, 1984, in The Dalles, Oregon. Most of the illnesses were linked to eating at ten different restaurants, particularly from salad bars at these restaurants. The implica…Read More »

March 84 1984 Salmonella Typhimurium Linked to Inadequately Pasteurized Milk, Kentucky

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Pasteurized

A convent in Kentucky had its own dairy herd and pasteurized its own milk. In March, the convent began purchasing milk from another dairy farm in the area. This purchased milk was reportedly pasteurized at the convent, but tests suggested that the …Read More »

December 83 Turtles 1983

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact

In January, 1984, an infant residing in Puerto Rico developed Salmonella, serogroup F, shortly after having contact with a pet turtle that had been imported from the U.S. mainland. Due to this illness, Puerto Rican health officials conducted a case-…Read More »

December 83 1983 Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Linked to consumption of Raw Milk, Arizona

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

In early 1983, an outbreak of illness was caused by raw milk contaminated with Salmonella Typhimurium. The outbreak strain was resistant to several antibiotics(ampicillin, chloramphenicol, kanamycin sulfate, streptomycin, sulfonamide, and tetracycli…Read More »

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