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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December 17 2017 Outbreak of Clostridium perfringens at a Hotel Restaurant, Mississippi

  • Organism:
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

In December 2017 public health officials in Mississippi investigated an outbreak of Clostridium perfringens at a hotel restaurant located in Brookhaven, Mississippi. Implicated exposure dates occurred over two days, December 1 and December 2. Eleven …Read More »

October 17 2017 Outbreak of Norovirus a Restaurant, Mississippi

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

In October 2017 public health officials in Mississippi investigated an outbreak of norovirus at a restaurant located in Gluckstadt, Mississippi. The implicated meal date was October 12, 2017. Twenty five people reported symptoms consistent with norov…Read More »

June 17 2017 Outbreak of Gastroenteritis at a Restaurant, Mississippi

  • Organism:
  • Unknown
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

In June 2017 public health officials in Mississippi investigated an outbreak of gastroenteritis among customers at a restaurant located in Jones County. The implicated meal date was June 27, 2017 Three people reported experiencing diarrhea with onset…Read More »

June 16 2016 Outbreak of Botulism Linked to Illicit Alcohol in a Federal Correctional Facility, Mississippi

  • Organism:
  • Botulism
  • Vehicle:
  • Homemade alcoholic beverage

In June 2016 state and federal investigators identified an outbreak of Botulism among inmates at a federal prison facility located in Yazoo City, Mississippi. Investigators traced the outbreak to consumption of illicitly made alcohol commonly referre…Read More »

November 10 2010 E. coli O157 outbreak linked to faulty wastewater system, Mississippi

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Sewage

In November 2010 the Mississippi State Department of Health investigated a cluster of E. coli O157:H7 cases in the Tombigbee Public Health District IV (Starkville/Columbus area). Nine patients were confirmed with E. coli O157:H7 and 4 patients were c…Read More »

February 09 2009 Outbreak of Staphylococcus aureus at a Mississippi Prison Cabbage and Ice

  • Organism:
  • Staphyloccus aureus
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Cabbage Water, Ice

A confirmed outbreak of Staphylococcus aureus was associated with eating cabbage or consuming ice while at a prison in Mississippi.…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 Gastroenteritis at Greenwood, Mississippi Pizza Hut

  • Organism:
  • Other
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A group from the Saint Paul Missionary Baptist Church of Itta Bena, Mississippi, dined at the Greenwood Pizza Hut on January 18. Within an hour of eating, 19 members of the group were taken to the hospital with symptoms that appeared to be food pois…Read More »

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