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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October 13 2013 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis, Muskegon County, Michigan

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, raw

In November 2013 staff at Public Health Muskegon County (PHMC) investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis among patrons of Pints and Quarts Restaurant and C.F. Prime, a single restaurant with two dining rooms and separate menus. Outbreak asso…Read More »

September 12 2012 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis, School Catering Company in Illinois

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • unknown

In October 2012 the Lake County (Illinois) Health Department investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis among students who attended six different private schools located in Cook (including the City of Chicago) and Lake counties. All six scho…Read More »

June 12 2012 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Associated with Contaminated Cargill Ground Beef

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

On July 22, 2012 Cargill Meat Solutions announced a recall of 29,339 pounds of fresh ground beef products due to possible contamination with Salmonella Enteritidis. Using epidemiologic and tracback data public health investigators in 8 states (MA, M…Read More »

March 12 2012 Toast of Dilworth Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Hollandaise sauce

In March 2012 the Mecklenburg County Health Department investigated an outbreak of Salmonella serotype Enteritidis among customers of the Toast of Dilworth Cafe in Charlotte. Health department investigators reported at least 29 ill persons with 15 p…Read More »

October 11 2011 Salmonella Enteritidis at Taco Bell Restaurant Chain

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A multistate outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was reported by the Centers for Disease Control on January 19, 2012. The outbreak was associated with eating at an unnamed Mexican style fast food chain beginning in October, 2011. No specific food wa…Read More »

August 11 2011 Salmonella Enteritidis Associated with Consumption of Larry Schultz Organic Farms Eggs

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs

An outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was associated with eating organic eggs produced by Larry Schultz Organic Farms, Owatonna, Minnesota. At least six illnesses were attributed to this outbreak. The illnesses occurred in adults and children in a …Read More »

August 11 2011 Salmonella Enteritidis, Sunrise Commodities Turkish Pine Nuts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Nuts, Pine Nuts

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was associated with eating Turkish pine nuts purchased from bulk bins at Wegman's grocery stores between July 1 and October 18. As of November 17, there were 43 cases, ranging in age from less than one …Read More »

June 11 2011 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Consumption of Evergreen Produce Alfalfa and Spicy Sprouts

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

In late June, Idaho health officials announced an investigation into an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis suspected to be caused by the consumption of contaminated alfalfa and spicy sprouts. Twenty five cases occurred in five states: Idaho; Washing…Read More »

May 11 Mum's Kitchen Catering to Singaporian Preschools Seafood Marinara Pasta 2011

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Grains, Pasta Dishes, Seafood Marinara Pasta Seafood

An outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis occurred at 10 pre-schools in Singapore. The vehicle of infection was the seafood marinara pasta that had been catered by Mum's Kitchen. The investigation suggested that the pasta may have been contaminated wit…Read More »

April 11 2011 Salmonella Enteritidis Among Guests at Beaches Resort in Negril, Jamaica

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • eggs, scrambled

An outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was associated with a destination wedding held at Beaches Resort in Negril, Jamaica. Wedding participants were from Kansas, Missouri, Arizona, Arkansas, South Dakota, Virginia, New York, New Jersey, and Germany.…Read More »

February 11 2011 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Panama Linked to De Monte Fresh Produce Cantaloupe

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Cantaloupe

Del Monte Fresh Produce recalled whole cantaloupes after an epidemiologic link was found between the cantaloupe and an outbreak of Salmonella Panama. The cantaloupes were sold as a package of three through warehouse clubs in Alaska, California, Colo…Read More »

January 11 Quarry Hill Retirement Facility Unknown 2011

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

An outbreak of Salmonella Javiana occurred among residents of the Quarry Hill Retirement Home in Camden, Maine. One resident died and one was hospitalized. The cause of the outbreak was unknown as of February 9, but was suspected to be foodborne. Q…Read More »

December 11 2011 Salmonella Enteritidis in the United Kingdom

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • eggs

Beginning in early, 2011, an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis PT 14b was identified in the United Kingdom. Eggs were identified as the vehicle of infection. The identical strain of Salmonella was identified from egg samples and infected persons. …Read More »

July 10 2010 L & K Tricoli, LLC, DBA Baker Street Restaurant & Pub/ Wright County Eggs

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs

The Kenosha County Health Department closed the Baker Street Restaurant & Pub, in Kenosha, Wisconsin, after a Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak occurred. At the time that this outbreak was first detected, the health department could not pinpoint a cau…Read More »

July 10 2010 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis at The Fort Restaurant, Morrison, Colorado

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs

At least 29 people became ill from Salmonella enteritidis after eating at The Fort Restaurant between July 10 and July 16. This restaurant looks like a fort from the 1800's and is located in Morrison, Colorado. The outbreak was suspected to have be…Read More »

June 10 Skokie Country Club Unknown 2010

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

An outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis poisoning occurred among persons who ate at the Skokie Country Club in Glencoe, Illinois. As of July 21, Cook County health officials were unable to track the source of the outbreak down to a specific food item.…Read More »

June 10 Indiana Mexican-Style Restaurant Chain Unknown 2010

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

An outbreak of Salmonella Javiana was associated with eating at a Mexican-style chain restaurant in Indiana. The vehicle of infection was not identified.…Read More »

May 10 2010 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Consumption of Eggs from Hillandale Farms and Wright County Eggs

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • eggs

Beginning in May, the Centers for Disease Control noted a four-fold, nationwide, increase in the number of laboratory isolations of the same strain of Salmonella Enteritidis. Independent, epidemiologic investigations conducted by public health perso…Read More »

May 10 Santa Clara Prom Profiteroles 2010

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Profiteroles

More than 30 students attending a prom and a graduation party on May 8 and 9, in Santa Clara County, California, became sick with Salmonella Enteritidis. The implicated vehicle in the outbreak was a custard-filled pastry called profiterole. The pas…Read More »

April 10 2010 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis at Bullock's Barbecue Restaurant/ Wright County Egg Pasteurized Egg White Food Products

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Egg White Food Product, Pasteurized, Meringue

In late April, an outbreak of diarrhea and vomiting occurred among persons who ate food prepared at Bullock's Barbecue, in Durham, North Carolina. Salmonella Enteritidis was found to be the cause of the outbreak. Statistical analysis of food histor…Read More »

March 10 West Virginia Multiple Outlets of a Chain Restaurant Unknown 2010

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

An outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis occurred in West Virginia. Multi-locus variable-number tandem repeat analysis (MLVA) confirmed that the isolates of Salmonella serotype Enteritidis obtained from 11 cases were identical. Epidemiologic analysis as…Read More »

January 10 West Virginia Dinner Party Unknown 2010

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

An outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis occurred among people who attended a dinner party in West Virginia. Six members of one family and ten persons from three separate households became ill. A foodborne source was postulated, however, an exact sour…Read More »

December 09 New York Unknown Exposure Unknown Vehicle 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

December 09 West Virginia Private Home Unknown 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was associated with eating in a private home in West Virginia. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

December 09 Ohio Restaurant Unknown 2 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

December 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis at a Private Home, California

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Breads and Bakery, Cream Puffs Dairy, Cream

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was associated with eating cream puffs in a private home in California.…Read More »

December 09 New Jersey Unknown Location Chicken Marsala, Pork, Other 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken, Chicken Dish, Chicken Marsala Pork Other

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis occurred in New Jersey. The implicated food vehicles were: chicken marsala, pork, and other. The exposure location was not described.…Read More »

November 09 2009 Salmonella Enteritidis at a California Restaurant Linked to Homemade Tartar Sauce, Mayonnaise, and Vegetable-Based Salads, Egg Ingredient

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Egg Sauce, Mayonnaise, Tartar Vegetables Salads

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was associated with eating homemade tartar sauce or mayonnaise or vegetable-based salads in a restaurant. These items had been contaminated by the egg that was used as an ingredient.…Read More »

November 09 Ohio Church Unknown 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis occurred among people exposed at a church in Ohio. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

October 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Associated with Pork, Washington

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was associated with eating pork at a restaurant in Benton County, Washington.…Read More »

October 09 New York Restaurant Caesar Dressing/Egg 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Egg Dressing/Oils, Caesar Dressing

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was associated with eating a Caesar Dressing made with eggs while at a restaurant in New York state.…Read More »

October 09 Washington State Restaurant Pork 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was associated with eating pork at a restaurant in Washington state.…Read More »

September 09 Illinois Picnic Roast Pork 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork, Roast

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was associated with eating roast pork at a picnic in Illinois.…Read More »

September 09 Pennsylvania Restaurant Hollandaise/egg 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Hollandaise

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was associated with eating hollandaise sauce at a restaurant in Pennsylvania. Hollandaise sauce is made with eggs.…Read More »

September 09 New York Private Home Unknown 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was associated with eating in a private home in New York state. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

September 09 Ohio School Pasta 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Grains, Pasta

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis occurred among people who had eaten pasta at a school in Ohio. A description of the pasta dish was not given.…Read More »

August 09 United Kingdom Multiple Outbreaks Unknown 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

An unusual strain of Salmonella Enteritidis, phage type 14b NxCpl, led to at least nine outbreaks across England and Wales. The strain had been linked previously with poultry and egg consumption. Five of the outbreaks were associated with Asian res…Read More »

August 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Eggs in the United Kingdom

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs

An outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis, phage type 14b, occurred in the United Kingdom. A total of fourteen outbreak clusters were reported in England and Wales and were linked to a number of catering establishments and a long term care facility. Th…Read More »

August 09 2009 Salmonella Enteritidis at a Restaurant in King County, Washington

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs

An outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was associated with eating eggs at a restaurant in King County, Washington.…Read More »

August 09 New York Picnic or Workplace Corned Beef Sandwich 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, Corned Beef Sandwich

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was associated with eating corned beef sandwiches at a picnic or at a workplace in New York state.…Read More »

August 09 Michigan Restaurant Salad 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Salad

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Miami was associated with eating salad at a restaurant in Michigan. The salad ingredients were not described.…Read More »

August 09 Maryland Restaurant Potato Salad 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Potato Salad

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was associated with eating at a restaurant in Maryland. The potato salad ingredients were not described.…Read More »

August 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Pad Thai, Washington

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Grain, Egg, Pad Thai

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was associated with eating Pad Thai at a restaurant in Washington state.…Read More »

July 09 2009 Washington State Camp, Private Home, Restaurant Eggs

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, scrambled

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was associated with eating eggs at a camp, in a private home, or at a restaurant in Washington state. The camp was located in Clark County, Washington.…Read More »

July 09 Massachusetts Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 3 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

July 09 New Mexico Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 2 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

July 09 Tennessee Restaurant Unknown 2 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

July 09 2009 Salmonella Enteritidis at a Camp in Oregon Linked to Consumption of Eggs

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • eggs, scrambled

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was associated with eating scrambled eggs while at a camp in Oregon.…Read More »

July 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis at a Private Home, Virginia

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs Grains, Pasta Dishes, Lasagna

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was associated with eating lasagna at a private home in Virginia. The lasagna was made with egg; egg was named as the contaminated ingredient.…Read More »

June 09 New Mexico Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

June 09 Maine Private Home Unknown 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

June 09 Maryland Private Home Unknown 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella, Other
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis and Clostridium(not perfringens) occurred among people who had eaten at a private home in Maryland. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

June 09 New Jersey Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 2 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

May 09 West Virginia Multiple Outlets of a Chain Restaurant Sausage 2009

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

An outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis was associated with eating at four outlets of a restaurant chain in West Virginia. Isolates were sent to the CDC laboratory for MLVA (multi-locus variable-number tandem repeat analysis) testing and confirmed tha…Read More »

May 09 New York Private Home Malai Kofta 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Malai Kofta Ethnic

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was associated with eating malai kofta in a private home in New York state. These are typically a vegetarian dish made with various combinations of potatoes, beans, rice and vegetables; sometimes eggs, …Read More »

May 09 Pennsylvania Private Home Unknown 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

May 09 Florida Restaurant Unknown 2 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

April 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis at a Camp, New Hampshire

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Pudding

An outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis occurred among campers at the Stone Environmental Camp in Madison, New Hampshire. Pudding was the vehicle of infection and was made with eggs. The outbreak strain of Salmonella was recovered from the immersion …Read More »

April 09 New York Restaurant Lamb Chops 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Lamb, Lamb Chops

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis was associated with eating lamp chops at a restaurant in New York state.…Read More »

April 09 2009 Wisconsin Other Location Deviled Eggs

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Egg Dishes, Deviled Eggs

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was associated with eating deviled eggs. The exposure location was described only as other.…Read More »

April 09 2009 Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Consumption of Salads Made with Eggs, New Hampshire

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Salads, Eggs

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was associated with eating salads made with eggs in New Hampshire. The exposure location was described only as other.…Read More »

April 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis in Arizona

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

April 09 Virginia Restaurant Unknown 2 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

March 09 2009 Salmonella enteritidis linked to food from grocery store/private home, Illinois

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella enteritidis was associated with exposure in a grocery store or a private home in Illinois. The vehicle of infection was not known.…Read More »

March 09 Oklahoma Restaurant Unknown 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

February 09 2009 Salmonella Enteritidis at a prison in Jackson County, Mississippi Prison

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was associated with eating at a prison in Jackson County, Mississippi.…Read More »

January 09 2009 Salmonella enteritidis in Illinois

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis occurred in Illinois. The exposure location was described as other and private home. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

January 09 2009 Salmonella enteritidis in Connecticut linked to home cooked vegetarian lasagna

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Grains, Pasta Dishes, Lasagna Eggs Vegetables

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella enteritidis was associated with eating a vegetarian lasagna while at a private home in Connecticut.…Read More »

January 09 Virginia School Fried Rice 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Grains, Fried Rice

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was associated with eating fried rice at a school in Virginia.…Read More »

December 08 2008 Salmonella enteritidis Linked to hollandaise sauce, California

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

An outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was linked to eating Hollandaise sauce in California. The exposure location was not described. Hollandaise sauce is made with eggs; eggs are commonly infected with Salmonella Enteritidis.…Read More »

December 08 Pennsylvania Private Home Other Food 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Other Food

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis occurred among people who had eaten at a private home in Pennsylvania. The implicated vehicle was described only as "other food."…Read More »

December 08 2008 Salmonella enteritidis at a Georgia Church

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

December 08 Massachusetts Private Home Egg Nog 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Egg Nog, Dairy, eggnog

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis occurred among people who drank homemade egg nog at a private home in Massachusetts.…Read More »

December 08 California Banquet Facility or Wedding Reception Unknown Vehicle 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Javiana occurred among people who had eaten at a banquet facility or at a wedding reception in California. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

November 08 New York Church Specialty/Ethnic Dishes 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Specialty dish, Ethnic Dish

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis occurred among people who had eaten specialty/ethnic dishes while at a church in New York. The dishes were not described further.…Read More »

November 08 Pennsylvania Private Home Egg-Containing Food 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Egg-Containing Food, Unspecified

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis occurred among people who had eaten an egg-containing food at a private home in Pennsylvania. The food was not further described.…Read More »

November 08 Ohio Restaurant 6 Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

November 08 Utah Unknown Location 3 Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

October 08 Virginia Other Location Unknown Vehicle 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

October 08 Illinois Restaurant 2 Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

October 08 New York Restaurant or Banquet Facility Prime Rib 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, Prime Rib, Roast Beef

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis occurred among people who had eaten prime rib beef in a restaurant, or in a banquet facility, in New York state.…Read More »

October 08 2008 Outbreak of Salmonella Javiana at a Multi-Site Day Care Center, California

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

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Javiana occurred among people who had eaten watermelon at a multi-stie day care center progam in California. The day care centers were served by a central kitchen. The likely origin of the outbreak was an infected…Read More »

September 08 Washington Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

Two people developed Salmonella Enteriditis in Washington state. Neither the vehicle of infection or the exposure location were described.…Read More »

September 08 New York Restaurant or Workplace Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis occurred among people who had eaten in a restaurant or in a workplace in New York state. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

August 08 2008 Outbreak of Salmonella at a Wedding Reception , Virginia

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Finfish, Striped Bass, Hybrid Striped Bass

A multi-serotype outbreak of Salmonella was attributed to eating hybrid striped bass while at a wedding reception in Virginia.…Read More »

August 08 South Dakota Banquet Facility Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Berta occurred among people who had eaten at a banquet facility in South Dakota. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

August 08 Ohio Restaurant 5 Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

Two people became ill due to Salmonella Enteriditis. The exposure location was a restaurant in Ohio. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

August 08 North Carolina Picnic Pork Barbeque 2008

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

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Javiana occurred among people who had eaten pork barbeque at a picnic in North Carolina.…Read More »

July 08 2008 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis at a Restaurant, King County, Washington

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Grains, Rice, Fried Rice

Eating fried rice at an unnamed restaurant in King County, Washington state, was associated with an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis. Raw animal product, cross contamination, poor hand hygiene, and temperature control were implicated in the outbrea…Read More »

July 08 New York Private Home Fruit Salad 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Fruit Salad

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Panama occurred among people who had eaten fruit salad at a private home in New York state. The salad ingredients were not described.…Read More »

July 08 Minnesota Restaurant Sliced Turkey and Sliced Ham 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Luncheon Meat Poultry, Turkey, Sliced Turkey Deli Meat Pork. Ham, Sliced Ham Deli Meat

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis was linked to eating sliced turkey or sliced ham deli meats at a restaurant in Minnesota.…Read More »

June 08 2008 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis linked to Consumption of pick de gallo or guacamole, Newton, Kansas

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pico de gallo, guacamole

An outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was associated with the Acapulco Restaurant in Newton, Kansas. The epidemiologic and clinical data suggested a continual source outbreak. Statistical analysis revealed that eating pico de gallo, or guacamole, wa…Read More »

June 08 2008 Salmonella enteritidis linked to chicken “buffalo” wings, Connecticut

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

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella enteritidis occurred among people who had eaten chicken buffalo wings while at a restaurant in Connecticut.…Read More »

June 08 2008 Virginia Private Home Scrambled Eggs

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Scrambled

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis occurred among people who had eaten scrambled eggs at a private home in Virginia.…Read More »

June 08 Massachusetts Undescribed Location 2 Unknown Vehicle 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

May 08 2008 Salmonella enteritidis at a California Restaurant or Private Home, Unknown source

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

May 08 Multistate Unknown Location or Private Home Tomato 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Tomato

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis occurred in multiple states. Tomatoes were the implicated vehicle. The exposure locations were described as private homes or unknown; the involved states were not described. The type of tomatoes were …Read More »

April 08 Oregon Private Home Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

February 08 Minnesota Restaurant Sandwiches 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Sandwiches Food Worker

A cluster of Salmonella Enteritidis isolates were investigated in Minnesota. These were found to be identical by genetic subtype. The epidemiologic investigation implicated a restaurant. Illness histories and stool samples were collected from all r…Read More »

February 08 Milford Valley Farms Chicken Cordon Bleu or Chicken Buffalo Style February, 2008

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

Two persons developed Salmonellosis after eating Milford Valley Farms Chicken Cordon Bleu or Chicken Buffalo Style, produced by Serenade Foods, of Milford, Illinois. The identical strain of Salmonella Enteriditis was found in the food and from the s…Read More »

February 08 2008 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis at Private Home, California

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Cookie Dough

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis occurred among people who had eaten raw, cookie dough in a private home in California.…Read More »

January 08 South Carolina Private Home Macaroni and Cheese 2008

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

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis occurred among people who had eaten macaroni and cheese served at a private home in South Carolinia.…Read More »

January 08 2008 Salmonella Enteritidis at a Colorado Prison

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis occurred at a prison in Colorado. The vehicle of infection was not described. The prison location was not identified.…Read More »

December 08 2008 Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Eggs Imported Into British Columbia From the United States

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs

An outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis began in 2008 and was linked to the consumption of eggs. At least 500 cases were confirmed. It was estimated that for every confirmed case there were between 13 and 37 other cases in the population. The eggs w…Read More »

December 07 Virginia School Beef Lasagna 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Grains, Pasta, Lasagna, Beef

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis was linked to eating beef lasagna at a school in Virginia.…Read More »

December 07 2007 Salmonella enteritidis at a Georgia Restaurant/Office Setting

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Turkey, Roast Turkey Grains, Bread, Stuffing

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis occurred among people who ate roast turkey and stuffing at a restaurant or in an office setting in Georgia.…Read More »

December 07 2007 Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Eggs and Dessert at a Pennsylvania Restaurant

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs Desserts

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was linked to eating eggs, or desserts, at a restaurant in Pennsylvania.…Read More »

November 07 2007 Salmonella Enteritidis at a private home, California

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

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was linked to the consumption of turkey or macaroni and cheese at a private home in California.…Read More »

September 07 2007 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis at a Private Home, California

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken, Barbequed Chicken Wings Barbequed Ribs

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis occurred among people who had eaten barbequed ribs (unknown type), or barbequed chicken wings at a private home.…Read More »

August 07 2007 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Hollandaise Sauce, California

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Egg, Egg Sauce, Hollandaise

Diners at Neal and Amy Fraser's BLD restaurant fell ill with Salmonella Enteritidis after eating dishes containing Hollandaise sauce. The restaurant had not pasteurized the eggs by heating them to 145 degrees Farenheit.…Read More »

August 07 Minnesota Restaurant Salsa 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Salsa

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis was linked to a restaurant in Minnesota. Salsa was named as the vehicle of infection.…Read More »

August 07 Maryland Restaurant, Private Home, and Wedding Reception Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis occurred in the state of Maryland. The exposure locations were a restaurant, wedding reception, and private homes. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

August 07 2007 Salmonella Enteritidis at a California Restaurant

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

July 07 Illinois Restaurant 6 Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis occurred at a restaurant in Illinois. The vehicle of infection was not named.…Read More »

July 07 West Virginia Private Home Homemade Ice Cream 2007

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

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis occurred among people who ate homemade ice cream in a private home.…Read More »

July 07 North Carolina Picnic Banana Pudding 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Dairy, Pudding, Banana Pudding

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis occurred among people who ate banana pudding while at a picnic in North Carolina.…Read More »

June 07 2007 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Crabcakes, Oregon

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Shellfish, Shellfish dishes, Crabcake

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis occurred among people who ate crabcake in a grocery store or in a private home in Oregon.…Read More »

June 07 Pennsylvania Unknown Location 4 Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

June 07 Ohio Restaurant 3 Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis occurred among patrons of an Ohio restaurant. No vehicle of infection was described.…Read More »

June 07 Maryland Restaurant and Private Home Tomato, Cheese, Chicken, Fruit 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Tomato Dairy, Cheese Poultry, Chicken

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Javiana occurred at a restaurant and in a private home in Maryland. Tomato, cheese, chicken, and fruit were named as the vehicles of infection.…Read More »

June 07 Michigan Other Location Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

An outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis occurred in Michigan. Neither the exposure location or the vehicle of infection were named.…Read More »

June 07 2007 Salmonella Enteritidis at an Alabama Restaurant

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis occurred at a restaurant in Alabama. The vehicle of infection was not named.…Read More »

May 07 New York Restaurant Chicken Dishes 2007

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

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis was linked to eating at a restaurant in New York state. Chicken dishes were named as the vehicle of infection. The types of chicken dishes involved in the outbreak were not described.…Read More »

May 07 North Carolina Restaurant Unknown Vehicle 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Berta occurred among patrons of a North Carolina restaurant. The vehicle of infection was not named.…Read More »

April 07 Georgia Other Location Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Berta occurred in Georgia. The vehicle of infection was not named.…Read More »

April 07 Texas Restaurant Ground Beef 2007

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

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis was linked to a Texas restaurant. Ground beef was named as the vehicle of infection.…Read More »

April 07 Virginia Restaurant, Banquet Facility, and Wedding Reception Chicken Wrap, Prime Rib Steak, Chicken Sandwich 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, Steak, Prime Rib Sandwich, Chicken, Chicken Wrap Poultry, Chicken

An outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis was linked to multiple locations in Virginia. A chicken wrap, prime rib steak, and a chicken sandwich were named as vehicles of infection.…Read More »

April 07 Rhode Island Restaurant Blue Cheese Dressing 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Sauces/Dressings/Oils, Blue Cheese Dressing

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis was linked to eating blue cheese dressing served at a restaurant in Rhode Island.…Read More »

April 07 New Jersey Workplace 3 Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis occurred at a New Jersey workplace. The vehicle of infection was not named.…Read More »

March 07 Illinois Restaurant 3 Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis occurred at an Illinois restaurant. No vehicle of infection was given.…Read More »

March 07 North Carolina Restaurant Banana Pudding 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Dairy, Pudding, Banana Pudding

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis occurred among patrons of a restaurant in North Carolina. Banana pudding was named as the vehicle of infection.…Read More »

February 07 Vanzo's Taproom Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

An outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis occurred among patrons and workers of Vanzo's Taproom, in Edwardsville, Illinois. The vehicle of infection was unknown.…Read More »

February 07 Ohio Restaurant Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis occurred among people eating at a restaurant in Ohio. No vehicle of infection was named.…Read More »

February 07 2007 Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Consumption of Scrambled Eggs at an Indiana Restaurant

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Scrambled

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis occurred among diners at an Indiana restaurant. Scrambled eggs were named as the vehicle of infection.…Read More »

January 07 2007 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis and Consumption of Eggs

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs

A multistate outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis occurred in the United States in 2007. The states of residence were not described. The exposure location was described as private homes.…Read More »

December 06 New York Private Home 2 Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

December 06 2006 Salmonella enteritidis at a Restaurant/Banquet Facility, California

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Potato Breads and Bakery, Stuffed Potato Puffs

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was associated with eating stuffed potato puffs at a restaurant, or a banquet facility, in California. The ingredients were not described.…Read More »

December 06 Pennsylvania Private Home Baked Egg Casserole 2006

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

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis was associated with eating a baked egg casserole at a private home in Pennsylvania.…Read More »

December 06 Virginia Restaurant 2 Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

November 06 Virginia Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Javiana occurred in Virginia. Neither the vehicle of infection or the exposure location were described. The Virginia outbreak summary for 2006 references 15 additional cases in other states, but these states were …Read More »

November 06 Tennessee Restaurant Iceberg Lettuce 2006

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

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Javiana was associated with eating iceberg lettuce at a restaurant in Tennessee.…Read More »

November 06 Wisconsin Private Home Baked Turkey 2006

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

Campylobacter jejuni and Salmonella Enteriditis were to confirmed to have made two people ill after eating baked turkey in a private home in Wisconsin.…Read More »

November 06 Maine Unknown Location 2 Unknown Vehicle 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

November 06 2006 Arizona Restaurant or Private Home Over-Easy Eggs

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Over-Easy

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis occurred among people who had eaten over-easy style eggs at a restaurant or in a private home in Arizona.…Read More »

October 06 Minnesota Restaurant 14 Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

October 06 Illinois Private Home 2 Pork 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Berta was associated with eating pork at a private home in Illinois.…Read More »

October 06 North Carolina Banquet Facility Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis occurred among people who had eaten at a banquet facility in North Carolina. The vehicle of transmission was not described.…Read More »

October 06 Nevada Restaurant Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

September 06 2006 Salmonella Enteritidis at a California Restaurant and School

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Mexican Food, Mexican-Style Foods

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was associated with eating Mexican-style foods at a restaurant and at a school in California.…Read More »

August 06 Vermont Private Home Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

August 06 New York Restaurant, Private Home, Hospital Unknown Vehicle 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Javiana occurred in New York state. The vehicle of infection was not described. The exposure locations were restaurant, private home, or hospital.…Read More »

August 06 2006 Salmonella enteritidis in Colorado

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

August 06 North Carolina Office Setting 3 Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Javiana occurred among people who had eaten in an office setting in North Carolina. The vehicle was not described.…Read More »

July 06 Minnesota Restaurant 7 Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

July 06 Maryland Restaurant 2 Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

July 06 2006 Salmonella enteritidis at anIdaho Restaurant

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

June 06 2006 Salmonellosis Outbreak in California, Unknown Location

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

May 06 Oregon Restaurant or Private Home Carne Asada 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, Roast Beef, Carne Asada

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

May 06 New York Restaurant Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

May 06 Illinois Restaurant 4 Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

April 06 Maryland Other Location Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

April 06 Pennsylvania Banquet Facility Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

Two people became ill with Salmonella Enteriditis after eating at a banquet facility in Pennsylvania. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

March 06 New Jersey Restaurant Caesar Dressing 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Caesar Dressing

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis was linked to eating Caesar dressing while at a restaurant in New Jersey.…Read More »

February 06 2006 Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Consumption of Eggs Benedict, North Carolina

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Egg Dishes, Eggs Benedict

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis occurred among people who had eaten eggs benedict while at a restaurant in North Carolina.…Read More »

February 06 Pennsylvania Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

January 06 2006 Salmonella enteritidis at Corky & Lenny's Restaurant linked to Chopped Liver and Oil

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Other Sandwich, Chopped liver sandwich Vegetables, Unknown Other grain product, Matzo balls Sauces/Dressings/Oils Food Worker

Corky & Lenny's Restaurant in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, was the source of an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis. Multiple foods were implicated, including the restaurant's famous No. 6, "The Philadelphia", a chopped liver sandwich. Oil used by prep co…Read More »

January 06 Pennsylvania Restaurant Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

January 06 2006 Salmonella Enteritidis at a South Carolina Prison, Unknown vehicle

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis occurred among people at a prison in South Carolina. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

January 06 North Carolina Workplace Ground Beef 2006

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

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis occurred among people in a workplace setting who had eaten ground beef.…Read More »

January 06 Pennsylvania Restaurant or Nursing Home or Hospital Tomatoes 2006

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

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Berta occurred in Pennsylvania among people who had eaten tomatoes. The exposure locations were described as restaurant, nursing home, or hospital.…Read More »

October 05 Rocky Mountain Grill 2005

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

Rocky Mountain Grill in Missoula, Montana, was the source of a Salmonellosis Enteriditis outbreak in October. The health department investigated the cases and identified the grill as the common exposure location. In addition, an inspection of the r…Read More »

September 05 2005 Salmonella enteritidis at a City Club Food Etiquette Class

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

Fifth graders attending the private City Club for a lesson in food etiquette also received one in food safety. Members of the class came down with gastroenteritis within a week of the class. Samples showed the source of the illness to be Salmonella…Read More »

September 05 Kasson Restaurant Unknown 2005

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Cross Contamination

Case-patients who shared a common strain of Salmonella Enteriditis were discovered to have eaten at the same restaurant. Cases had eaten a variety of foods that had been served at the restaurant. The restaurant inspection found multiple violations …Read More »

August 05 2005 Aspen Foods and Serenade Foods Division Stuffed Chicken

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

A multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis was due to the consumption of undercooked, frozen, stuffed chicken entrees. The outbreak strain of Salmonella Enteriditis was isolated from samples of the products. The chicken was distributed nationw…Read More »

August 05 2005 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis at Cafe Adrift Restaurant, Anacortes, Washington

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Shellfish Dishes, Crab Cakes Eggs, Whole

Crab cakes caused two persons to be hospitalized in Anacortes, Washington, due to Salmonella Enteritidis ditis infections. The crab cakes were prepared with whole, raw eggs and kept up to two to three days prior to cooking. Environmental health inv…Read More »

July 05 La Tapatia Mexican Restaurant 2005

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

Over twenty people became ill with salmonellosis following a meal at La Tapatia Mexican restaurant in South San Francisco, San Mateo County. The restaurant was pin-pointed as the source of the outbreak after careful investigation by health departmen…Read More »

July 05 Lapeer County Michigan 2005

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Food Worker

Lapeer County, Michigan, saw in increase in Salmonella Enteritidis cases in July. Twenty people became infected with the bacteria, and five were hospitalized due to the disease. An investigation by the health department found no common exposures to…Read More »

June 05 2005 Outbreak of Salmonella at Sand's Cafe

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs Fruit, Tomato

Sand's Cafe in Rock Springs, Wyoming, was cited as the source of a Salmonellosis outbreak. Epidemiologic studies indicated that either eggs, or tomatoes, were the vehicles in the outbreak.…Read More »

May 05 Old South Restaurant Roast Turkey 2005

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

Patrons of the Old South Restaurant in Camden, South Carolina, became ill with Salmonella Enteriditis after eating at the restaurant from May 19 - 21. The Old South Restaurant was a family-owned, buffet-style restaurant. Salmonella contamination w…Read More »

May 05 2005 Salmonella Enteritidis at a Cook County School, Illinois

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

Five students in a Cook County, Illinois, school were confirmed to have Salmonella Enteritidis through laboratory testing of their stool samples. An investigation found neither a source nor a vehicle.…Read More »

May 05 2005 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis at a Private Home, Utah

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Melon, Cantaloupe Poultry, Chicken, Barbeque Beef, Corned Beef

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis occurred in Utah among people who had eaten together in a private home. The vehicles of infection were described as cantaloupe, barbequed chicken, and corned beef. The circumstances behind how these fo…Read More »

April 05 2005 Outbreak of Salmonella enteritidis at CL Swanson Corporation Cafeteria

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Food worker

The CL Swanson Corporation's company cafeteria was associated with an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis. Twelve company workers were confirmed to have Salmonella. Two of the ill were company cafeteria food workers. Four other people became ill, bu…Read More »

April 05 2005 Salmonella enteritidis at Fern Hill Golf and Country Club

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Breads and Bakery, Eclair, Cream Filling

An outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was linked to after-concert events at the Macomb County Community College Performing Arts Center in Clinton Township, Michigan. The after-concert events feature food items, including eclairs provided by the Fern…Read More »

April 05 R BBQ Restaurant Barbeque Ribs, Fried Chicken, Macaroni and Cheese 2005

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork, Barbeque Ribs Poultry, Chicken, Fried Chicken Grains, Dairy, Eggs, Macaroni and Cheese

Reports of illness caused by Salmonella Enteriditis were received by the Department of Health and Environmental Control, in South Carolina. The initial investigation suggested that the illnesses were linked to meals eaten at the R BBQ Restaurant, on…Read More »

January 05 2005 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis at Beaches Sandy Bay, Jamaica, Beachside Grill

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

Seventy persons, from twelve U.S. states (only Minnesota and Wisconsin were specifically named), were identified as having Salmonella Enteritidis associated with their stay at the Beaches Sandy Bay Resort in Jamaica. The outbreak was associated with…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 Canadian Restaurant Roma Tomatoes 2004

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

Patrons of a restaurant in Ontario, Canada, developed Salmonella Javiana in early July. Although a case-control study was not conducted, roma tomatoes were the suspected vehicle because roma tomatoes were the only common food exposure among the ill.…Read More »

July 04 Rocky Point, Mexico, Shrimp 2004

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Shellfish, Shrimp

In July, a cluster of Salmonella Enteritidis isolates were matched using pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) technique, a genetic fingerprinting technique. The Arizona State Health Department interviewed the persons associated with these isolate…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 »

June 04 Peace Missionary Baptist Church Picnic Baked Beans 2004

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Grains, Beans, Baked, Beef, Ground Beef,Food Worker

Durham County, North Carolina, health officials received reports of gastrointestinal illness from individuals who had attended a church picnic at the Peace Missionary Baptist Church, on June 26. The picnic was catered by Carl T. Privette. Epidemiol…Read More »

June 04 Multistate Restaurant Taco 2004

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Taco, Ground Beef, Onion, Eggs, Unknown

New Jersey epidemiologists noted an increase in Salmonella Berta cases in June 2004. Stool samples from case-patients were analyzed using pulsed-field gel electrophoresis; the patterns were sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC)…Read More »

May 04 2004 Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Consumption of Eggs, Mora, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Shell and Pooled Cross-contamination Food Worker

A state epidemiologist performing a review of the Salmonella Enteritidis cases from the past months noted that three of the cases had reported eating at the same restaurant in Mora, Minnesota. Further investigation showed that all three cases were t…Read More »

October 03 2003 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to French Toast, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, French Toast, Food Worker

In 2003, an outbreak of salmonellosis occurred among patrons of a Minnesota restaurant. Illness was associated with consumption of French toast that had been made with eggs produced from hens in a flock contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis. Foo…Read More »

October 03 2003 Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Eggs at a Minnesota Restaurant

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Egg Dishes, French Toast

An outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis occurred at a Minnesota restaurant. French toast or eggs were the vehicles of infection. Upon investigation, seven food workers were found to be infected with the same strain of Salmonella Enteritidis.…Read More »

June 03 2003 Salmonella Enteritidis at an Ohio Cafeteria Linked to Consumption of Coconut Meringue Pie

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Meringue, Coconut Meringue Pie

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis occurred among people who had eaten at a cafeteria in Ohio. Consumption of coconut meringue pie was associated with a risk of illness. The meringue was made with raw shell eggs and was baked to 83 F. …Read More »

June 03 Vernon Hills, Illinois, Chili's Grille & Bar 2003

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Food workers

More than 300 persons became ill with Salmonella Javiana as a result of eating at the Vernon Hills, Illinois, restaurant. After the second case was reported, the local health department inspected the restaurant. Inspectors found that the dishwasher…Read More »

May 03 Childrens' Hospital Cafeteria Food Worker 2003

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Salad Bar Food Worker

An outbreak of Salmonella Javiana occurred among hospital employees, patients, and visitors who had eaten in the hospital cafeteria between May 30 and June 4, 2003. The investigation suggested that a foodhandler with symptoms of gastroenteritis was …Read More »

March 03 Quality Inn/Bogey's Restaurant 2003

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Egg Dishes, Fried Ice Cream

After eating a banquet dinner served at Bogey's Restaurant in Clarkston, Washington, patrons became ill with what was subsequently identified as Salmonella Enteritidis. The likely source of the illnesses was undercooked eggs used to make the "fried …Read More »

September 02 2002 Outbreak of Salmonella Berta Linked to Fruit, Washington

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Melon, Cantaloupe, Grapes, Watermelon

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Berta was associated with eating fruit, specifically cantaloupe, grapes, or watermelon, at a church in Washington state.…Read More »

June 02 Disney World U. S. Transplant Games Roma Tomatoes 2002

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Tomato, Chopped Roma

The Minnesota Department of Health identified a cluster of two Salmonella Javiana cases. Upon investigation, it was discovered that the cases had been participants in of the 2002 U.S. Transplant Games held at Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex in…Read More »

June 02 2002 Salmonella Enteritidis at Brook-Lea Country Club, New York

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

Two outbreaks of Salmonella Enteriditis associated with food consumed at this Monroe County, New York, country club were detected in June and July, 2002. The ill included five food handlers who worked in the kitchen. With the first outbreak, the re…Read More »

April 02 Minnesota Restaurant Chicken 2002

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

Two restaurant patrons developed Salmonella Enteriditis. Chicken was the suspected vehicle of infection.…Read More »

March 02 Wyndham Anatole Hotel Restaurant Salsa 2002

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Salsa Food Handler

Over a six week time period, beginning in mid-March, 700 people became ill with Salmonella Enteriditis after attending conferences and conventions held at the Wyndham Anatole Hotel in Dallas, Texas. Eleven food workers, including one who prepared sa…Read More »

February 02 2002 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Bakery Items, Michigan

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

Cannolis and cassata cakes made by a Michigan bakery led to an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis. These products were held at room temperature in the bakery. They should have been refrigerated to prevent bacterial growth. The items contained chee…Read More »

January 02 Paramount Farms Almonds 2002

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Nuts, Almonds

Illnesses caused by an usual strain of Salmonella Enteriditis, phage type 9c, were linked to eating almonds purchased at Costco warehouses in the northwestern United States, in early 2004. Ultimately illnesses would be found throughout the USA and …Read More »

June 01 2001 Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Consumption of Eggs. North Carolina

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Shell Eggs

An increase in Salmonella Enteritidis cases was detected. Cases occurred throughout the state and were associated with eating eggs. One of the strains of Salmonella Enteritidis was the same strain of Salmonella that had been implicated in an outbr…Read More »

June 01 Church Picnic Barbeque Chicken 2001

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

An outbreak of gastroenteritis occurred among attendees of a church picnic in Kerr County, Texas. From the cohort study, the bean dish was most strongly associated with illness, however the barbeque chicken, and barbecue sauce were also associated w…Read More »

June 01 2001 Salmonella Enteritidis at a Minnesota Restaurant Linked to Conumption of Eggs

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs

Eggs were implicated in an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis at a Minnesota restaurant. The investigation revealed that two food workers were infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Enteritidis.…Read More »

April 01 2001 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Associated with Linh's Bakery, Virginia

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Egg Sauce Cross Contamination

Numerous reports of Salmonella Enteriditis from emergency rooms throughout Henrico County, Virginia, were made in early April, 2001. Many patients had eaten the pork sandwich from Linh's Bakery in Richmond, Virginia. Investigators tested the sandwi…Read More »

February 01 2001 South Carolina Prison

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs

Inmates in four South Carolina prisons developed gastroenteritis. Stool specimens from ill inmates yielded Salmonella Enteritidis phage types 2, 13a, and 23. No staff members from the prisons had been ill. Eggs used by the four prison had been sup…Read More »

February 01 2001 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis at Asian Restaurants and Other Restaurants Associated with Mung Bean Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Mung Bean Sprouts

Consumption of mung bean sprouts at Asian style restaurants in central Florida (April, 2001), southern and mid-coastal Maine (January, 2002), and Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (February, 2001) was associated with illness caused by Salmonella Enteritidis,…Read More »

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

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs

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

January 01 2001 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Mung Bean Sprouts, Hawaii

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Mung Bean Sprouts

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was linked to eating mung bean sprouts at a school in Hawaii.…Read More »

October 00 International Outbreak Involving Whole, Raw, Almonds 2000

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Nuts, Almonds, Whole, Raw

An outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis, phage type 30, a rare strain, was identified in Canada(157 cases) and the United States(11 cases). The Canadian cases resided in the provinces of British Columbia, Ontario, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Quebe…Read More »

September 00 2000 Salmonella Enteritidis at a Minnesota Restaurant

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs

Eggs were suspected in an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis at a restaurant in Minnesota. The investigation revealed that two food workers were infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Enteritidis.…Read More »

April 00 2000 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Mung Bean Sprouts, Canada

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Mung Bean Sprouts

Twelve Salmonella Enteritidis phage type 11b were detected in Alberta and Saskatchewan by June. Eleven of the twelve cases had consumed meals at Vietnamese restaurants; seven different restaurants were cited. All of the cases had consumed mung bean…Read More »

March 00 2000 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Pacific Coast Sprout Farms Mung Bean Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Mung Bean

Mung bean sprouts were implicated in an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis. The sprouts had been distributed to restaurants and grocery stores in Northern California and Reno, Nevada. Pacific Coast Sprout Farms purchased sprout seeds from China and…Read More »

March 00 2000 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Unpasteurized Orange Juice

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Juice, Orange Juice, Grapefruit Juice, Fresh

A multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis is was linked to the consumption of unpasteurized orange juices. Eighty-eight cases of Salmonella Enteritidis who reported drinking juice were reported form eight states: California (45), Colorado (32…Read More »

August 98 1998 Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Consumption of Locally-Produced Eggs, Hawaii

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis phage type 4 occurred in Hawaii. Eating eggs was associated with illness. The eggs had come from a local farm and had not been properly refrigerated or handled. Cultures of chicken in this farm flock …Read More »

August 98 1998 Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Consumption of Homemade Ice Cream

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

An outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis resulted when homemade ice cream, made with raw eggs, was served. The unused eggs, and egg shells from the eggs that were used, tested positive for Salmonella Enteritidis. The isolates from the case-patients an…Read More »

July 98 1998 Salmonella Enteritidis at a Arizona Mexican Chain Restaurant

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Egg Dishes, Chile Rellenos Cross Contamination

Maricopa County Environmental Services Department personnel became aware of an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis associated with eating at restaurants of a local Mexican restaurant chain. Fourteen of the 22 people who had laboratory confirmed illne…Read More »

November 97 Las Vegas Hotel Restaurant Hollandaise Sauce 1997

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

A cluster of Salmonella Enteritidis cases associated with a Las Vegas, Nevada, hotel restaurant was noticed by the Clark County Health District in November. Ninety one people who ate at the restaurant during two different weeks became ill. Salmonel…Read More »

October 97 Lasagna 1997

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Egg Dishes, Lasagna Grains, Pasta Dishes, Lasagna

The District of Columbia, Bureau of Epidemiology and Disease Control received reports of 75 people from seven different events becoming ill with gastroenteritis. All the events were linked by a single supplier of lasagna. This link prompted testing …Read More »

August 97 1997 Salmonella enteritidis linked to cheesecake, Los Angeles, California

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Egg Dish, Cheesecake

Thirteen people associated with a Los Angeles, California, Girl Scout troop came down with Salmonellosis after eating at a group meal. The illness were linked to raw egg yolks and whites in a cheesecake made at the meal. The eggs had been cooked in…Read More »

December 97 1997 Wisconsin Eggs

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Hollandaise sauce, Egg Dishes, Eggs Benedict, Meringue topping, Omelet

Reported Salmonella Enteritidis infections had doubled during 1997 in Wisconsin. In particular phage type 13a was identified. However, during November, an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis, phage type 8, occurred among restaurant patrons who ate E…Read More »

December 97 1997 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Eggs, South Carolina

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs

An outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis occurred in South Carolina. Eggs were named as the implicated vehicle.…Read More »

May 96 Restaurant Chle Relleno 1996

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs Dishes, Chile Relleno

In May, 1996, a dramatic increase in isolations of multiple strains of Salmonella Enteriditis was observed in Waycross, Ware County, Georgia. A case-control study found a statistically significant association between Salmonella Enteriditis infection…Read More »

January 96 1996 Salmonella enteritidis at the Denver Zoological Gardens, Komodo Dragon Contact

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact, reptiles, Komodo Dragon

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was linked to visitation of a temporary Komodo dragon exhibit at the Denver Zoological Gardens and touching the protective barrier around the exhibit. Even two weeks after the exhibit closed, investigat…Read More »

November 95 1995 Salmonella enteritidis Linked to Homemade Turkey Stuffing, Las Vegas

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

Six persons who attended a Thanksgiving dinner at a private home and one person who ate Thanksgiving dinner leftovers became ill. Two people were hospitalized due to dehydration. Another person was found comatose at home and subsequently died from …Read More »

July 95 Jamaican Malt Egg Drink 1995

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Egg Beverage, Jamaican Malt

Three persons who lived in the same home became ill after drinking a homemade beverage called Jamaican Malt on July 22. The drink ingredients included: beer; raw eggs; sweetened condensed milk; oatmeal; rice. Two of the ill people drank the malt j…Read More »

June 95 1995 Salmonella Enteritidis at a Nursing Home

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Baked Eggs

Baked eggs that were served on June 7 were implicated in an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis, phage type 13A, at a nursing home. One hundred eighty eggs were cracked and pooled for cooking in a single eight inch deep pan. The eggs were not stirre…Read More »

June 95 Wedding Reception Caesar Salad Dressing 1995

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Caesar Salad Dressing

Caesar salad dressing was implicated as the cause of a Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak among attendees of a wedding reception in New York State. The Caesar salad dressing had been prepared with raw eggs, olive oil, lemon juice, anchovies, Romano che…Read More »

December 95 1995 Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Eggs, Utah

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs

An outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis occurred in Utah. Eggs were named as the implicated vehicle of infection.…Read More »

September 94 1994 Schwan's Ice Cream Contaminated by Raw Eggs

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

The Minnesota Department of Health noted a sharp increase in reports of Salmonella Enteritidis. A few weeks later, the FDA and state health officials determined that contaminated ice cream was the likely cause. The ice cream products were distribut…Read More »

August 94 Washington, D.C. Hotel Hollandaise 1994

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

A case control study implicated hollandaise sauce as the cause of illness for persons who ate at a hotel brunch on August 28. Salmonella Enteritidis was isolated from the stool from almost half of the ill persons and from the hollandaise sauce. The…Read More »

September 93 1993 Salmonella enteritidis Linked to Homemade Ice Cream, Florida

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Home Made Ice Cream

Raw eggs were used to make ice cream for a hospital sponsored cookout. Twelve of fourteen people who attended the cookout became ill; eleven remembered eating ice cream. No other food item was associated with illness. Salmonella Enteritidis, phage…Read More »

April 93 1993 Fast-Food Chinese Restaurant

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Egg Rolls

Two outbreaks, in April and September, of Salmonella Enteriditis, phage type 4, were associated with eating at a single, fast-food, Chinese-style restaurant in El Paso, Texas. The restaurant was one of a chain of three in El Paso, Texas. Egg rolls …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 »

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

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

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

January 93 1993 Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to a California Egg Producer

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Egg, Sauce Egg, Mayonnaise Egg, Dishes Pooled Eggs

Beginning in January and ending in March, three outbreaks of Salmonella Enteritidis implicating eggs were detected. The eggs had been sold by the same California distributor to three restaurants. The outbreaks occurred in the counties of Los Angele…Read More »

January 93 Los Angeles Restaurant Egg 1993

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Egg Dishes, Omelettes, Scrambled Eggs, Egg Salad

Four persons developed Salmonella Enteritidis after eating various egg-based dishes at a Los Angeles County, California, restaurant. The Salmonella Enteritidis was an unusual strain, phage type 13a and plasmid profile type 2 (36 and 3.7 megadalton p…Read More »

December 92 Mayonnaise 1992

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Mayonnaise

An outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis occurred in New York state. The eggs that were used to prepare mayonnaise were named as the implicated vehicle of infection.…Read More »

June 91 1991 Outbreak of Salmonella Javiana Linked to Watermelon, Michigan

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

In mid June, an outbreak of Salmonella Javiana was detected involving three children who attended the same elementary school. In the following days other illnesses at the school were detected. Most of the ill students had attended an outdoor picnic…Read More »

December 91 Tennessee Restaurant Egg Sauces 1991

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Hollandaise, Bearnaise

An outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis resulted from eating egg-based sauces at a Tennessee restaurant. The eggs originated from a farm in Indiana.…Read More »

October 90 1990 Outbreak of Salmonella enteritidis at a Chicago Convention

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs Dishes, Bread Pudding with Vanilla Sauce

A bread pudding with vanilla dessert was implicated in an outbreak of Salmonella enteritidis, phage type 8. No other foods were associated with illness. The outbreak occurred among persons who attended a convention on September 30, 1990. The bread…Read More »

October 90 1990 Salmonella enteritidis linked to meringue topping, Cocke County, Tennessee

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs Dishes, Meringue Topping, Banana Pudding

Homemade banana pudding with a meringue topping was attributed to be the cause of a Salmonella enteritidis outbreak involving two east Tennessee families. The pudding had been heated for 30 minutes, and the meringue was briefly broiled.…Read More »

August 90 Wedding Party Brunch 1990

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Hollandaise Sauce, Eggs Benedict

Food served at wedding party brunch held at a restaurant in Kentucky led to an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis phage type 8. Eating eggs benedict with hollandaise sauce was the only food exposure statistically associated with illness. The eggs w…Read More »

June 90 Tomatoes 1990

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

Consumption of fresh tomatoes was linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Javiana. Cases were identified in four states. The tomatoes were traced to a packer that was located in South Carolina. Tomatoes from this packing house would later be linked, i…Read More »

December 90 1990 Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Consumption of Eggs in Pennsylvania Eggs

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs

An outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis occurred in Pennsylvania. Eggs were the implicated vehicle.…Read More »

September 89 1989 Outbreak of Salmonella enteritidis linked to fast food, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Food Worker Vegetables, Potatoes, Curly Fries Water, Ice

A large outbreak of Salmonella enteritidis was associated with eating food served from a fast food restaurant. One employee became developed gastroenteritis just one day prior to the first illness in restaurant customers. Stool collected from this e…Read More »

July 89 1989 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis at a Baby Shower, New York

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Egg Dishes, Baked Ziti Pasta Dish

Twenty one of 24 persons who attended a baby shower developed gastroenteritis caused by Salmonella Enteritidis. Eating a homemade baked ziti pasta dish was associated with illness. the dish was made with raw egg and ricotta cheese and with a cooked…Read More »

April 89 1989 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis at a Restaurant, Tennessee

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Bearnaise, Hollandaise Sauces

An outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis occurred among patrons who ate at a restaurant located in Knox County, Tennessee. The meal date was April 8, 1989. All ill persons had eaten the Hollandaise or Bernaise sauces. Both sauces had been made with eg…Read More »

December 89 Commercially Produced Mozzarella Cheese and Shredded Cheeses 1989

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

A multistate outbreak involving two strains of Salmonella was linked to the consumption of mozzarella cheese produced by a single, commercial, cheese maker; the reason for this contamination was not known. The contaminated cheese had been distribute…Read More »

July 87 1987 Salmonella Enteritidis Among Patients at Bird S. Coler Hospital , NYC

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Raw Eggs, Mayonnaise Dressing

An large outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis occurred among patients at Bird S. Coler Hospital, located in New York City. The lunch served on July 28 was when the exposure to Salmonella occurred. Raw eggs were used to prepare mayonnaise for tuna-mac…Read More »

July 86 1986 Salmonella Enteritidis Among Guests at the Hotel Cerromar Restaurant, Puerto Rico

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

In July and then again in November, travelers returning from the Hotel Cerromar in Puerto Rico developed gastroenteritis caused by Salmonella Enteritidis. A recurrent source of exposure was suspected, however the source was not described.…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 »

August 85 1985 Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Eggs at a Restaurant Chain, Maryland

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs

Three restaurants in a restaurant chain in Maryland were the locations where patrons and employees were exposed to Salmonella Enteritidis. In one restaurant scrambled eggs that were served in the breakfast bar were associated with illness. Eggs wer…Read More »

August 85 1985 Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Eggs Consumed at a Chain Restaurant, Maryland

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs

An outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis occurred among patrons and employees of three restaurants in a restaurant chain in Maryland. The outbreak in one restaurant resulted in at least 71 illnesses, with 17 persons known to have been hospitalized. Scra…Read More »

May 85 1985 Salmonella Enteritidis at an Elementary School Linked to Turkey Salad, Georgia

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

An outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis occurred among students and staff of an elementary school. Risk of illness was associated with eating turkey salad during the school lunch on May 10. Culture of leftover, refrigerated turkey salad, yielded Salm…Read More »

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