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

  • 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 »

September 08 Arizona Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

September 08 Tennessee Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

May 07 2007 Outbreak of Salmonella Poona Infections at a School, Colorado

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Poona was linked to a Colorado school. No vehicle of infection was named.…Read More »

March 02 2002 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Poona Linked to Susie Cantaloupe Distributed by I. Kunik Company

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

This multistate, Salmonella Poona, outbreak was one of three outbreaks that occurred between 2000 and 2002 involving imported, Mexican cantaloupe. Ten of the cases occurred in Canada. These outbreaks led to an import alert on cantaloupes from Mexic…Read More »

April 01 2001 Outbreak of Salmonella Poona Linked to Viva Brand/Shipley Sales Cantaloupes

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

An outbreak of Salmonella Poona occurred among persons who had eaten Viva brand cantaloupe imported from Mexico; the outbreak was first discovered in California. Cantaloupes were purchased whole and pre-cut. The Salmonella Poona strain that was iso…Read More »

April 00 2000 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Poona Linked to Cantaloupe

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

An outbreak of Salmonella Poona occurred among people who ate whole or pre-cut cantaloupe. This outbreak was one of three outbreaks that occurred between 2000 and 2002 involving imported, Mexican cantaloupe. These outbreaks led to an import alert on…Read More »

May 91 1991 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Poona Linked to Cantaloupe

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

During June and July, 1991, more than 400 laboratory-confirmed Salmonella Poona infections occurred in 23 states and Canada(Ontario, Newfoundland,Quebec, Saskatchewan). Illness was associated with eating cut up cantaloupe in salad bars or fruit sala…Read More »

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