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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January 15 2015-2017 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg Linked to Contact with Dairy Bull Calves

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • animal exposure

In August 2017 the CDC announced an outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg linked to contact with dairy bull calves. A total of 56 people infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Heidelberg were reported from 15 states. Illness onset dates ranged …Read More »

November 13 2013 Outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg at a County Jail

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Chicken

In November 2013 the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) Southeast Regional Office investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurring among inmates and staff at a county jail. Twenty-nine cases were identified (23 inmates and 6 officers). N…Read More »

July 13 2013 Outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg and Staphylococcus aureus, Colorado

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella, Staphylococcus aureus
  • Vehicle:
  • Gumbo

In 2013 Tri-County Health Department and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg and Staphylococcus aureus that occurred among individuals who became ill after eating home cooked gumb…Read More »

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

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

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

July 09 A & R Barbeque Restaurant Pulled Pork 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pulled pork

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

June 07 Arizona Fast Food Chain 2007

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

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

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