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 14 Salmonella Outbreak Linked to El Patron Restuarant, Russellvile, Alabama 2014

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

On June 12, 2014 the Alabama Department of Public Health announced an investigation of an outbreak of Salmonella among patrons of El Patron Restaurant located on US Highway 43 in Russellville, Alabama. Ill patrons ate at the restaurant on June 4 and …Read More »

June 13 2013 Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 at Los Burritos Mexicanos Restaurant, Lombard, Illinois

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

In mid-June 2013 the DuPage County (Illinois) Health Department announced an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 occurring among customers of Los Burritos Mexicanos Restaurant located at 1015 E. Saint Charles Road in Lombard, Illinois. As of June 18 there w…Read More »

April 13 2013 Foodborne Illness outbreak at Carniceria Camecuaro, Topeka, Kansas

  • Organism:
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork, salsa

Kansas Deepartment of Agriculture closed Carniceria Camecuaro, an East Topeka, Kansas restaurant, after 22 people became sick with staphylococcus aureus after eating food prepared at the restaurant. At least 4 people sought medical treatment at a loc…Read More »

April 13 2013 Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 linked to ground beef, Brazos County, Texas,

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, ground

Brazos County (Texas) Health Department announced that an E. coli outbreak involving at least 5 confirmed cases was linked to ground beef from a local restaurant. Tests to confirm illnesses in 5 other patients were classified as "probable" cases. Th…Read More »

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