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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April 19 2019 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Infantis Infections Linked to Del Monte Vegetable Trays Sold at Kwik Trip

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetables

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, Minnesota Department of Health and Wisconsin local health departments working with federal FDA and CDC partners investigated an outbreak …Read More »

February 19 2019 Outbreak of Salmonella Infantis Linked to Supermercado Rivera, Illinois

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Carnitas

In March 2019 public health officials in Illinois investigated and outbreak of Salmonella Infantis linked to food purchased at Supermercado Rivera located at 4334 West 51st Street in Chicago. In total there were 29 confirmed cases and 56 probable cas…Read More »

July 17 2017 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Newport and Salmonella Infantis Linked to Maradol Papayas

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • papayas

In September 2017 the CDC reported a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Newport (n=3) and Salmonella Infantis (n=1) linked to consumption of imported Maradol papayas produced by Rancho El Ganadero farm and distributed by Caraveo Produce in Mexico. Ill…Read More »

June 17 2017 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Infantis Linked to Mangoes (Suspected)

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Mangoes

In the summer of 2017 federal, state and local health officials investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Infantis. The suspected vehicle of transmission was mangoes. Forty eight outbreak associated cases were reported by 14 states. Reported and estimat…Read More »

January 17 2017 Outbreaks of Salmonella Linked to Live Poultry in Backyard Flocks

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Live Poultry, JEGX01.0005, JEGX01.0021, JEGX01.0004, JGXX01.0009, JPXX01.1071, JPXX01.0033, JPXX01.0351, JPXX01.5209, JBPX01.0008, JBPX01.0002, JBPX01.0039

In June 2017 the CDC announced an outbreak of Salmonella linked to contact with poultry in backyard flocks. Several serotypes were isolated in patients: Braenderup, Enteritidis, Hadar, I 4,[5],12:i-, Indiana, Infantis, Litchfield, Mbandaka, Muenchen,…Read More »

October 15 2015-2019 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella (Multiple Seriotypes) Linked to Contact with Pig Ear Dog Treats

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pig Ear Pet Treats

In early July 2019 the CDC announced an outbreak of human infections of Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:-, Infantis, Newport, and London linked to contact with pig ear dog treats. On October 30, 2019 the CDC declared the outbreak over. In total there were 15…Read More »

April 15 2015 Outbreak of Salmonella I 4, [5],12:i:- and Salmonella Infantis Infections Linked to Pork, Washington State

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • pork

In July 2015 the Washington Department of Health initiated an investigation of an outbreak of Salmonella I4,[5],12:i:- linked to consumption of pork processed by Kapowsin Meats, a Graham, Washington slaughter house. A total 192 cases of Salmonella I4…Read More »

August 13 2013 Outbreak of Salmonella at an Ecuadorian Festival, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork

More than 119 people were sickened with Salmonella at a street festival held in Minneapolis on August 11, 2013. Eleven people were hospitalized. Several serotype were identified. These included Salmonella Typhimurium, Salmonella Uganda, Salmonella se…Read More »

March 13 2013 Multistate Outbreak of Human Salmonella Linked to Live Poultry

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • live poultry

In April 2013 the CDC announced an outbreak of Salmonella linked to contact with chicks, ducklings, and other live poultry occuring in patients residing in multiple states. Case-patients reported in interviews with public health investigators that th…Read More »

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