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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February 19 2019 Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium, The Grille at Gold Dust West, Nevada

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs

In March 2019 the Nevada Division of Public Health investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium linked to the Grille at Gold Dust West in Elko, Nevada. Thirty eight cases were identified. Of these, 29 were laboratory confirmed. Two of these wer…Read More »

June 18 2018 Outbreak of Norovirus at a Las Vegas Casino and Resort, Nevada

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

In July 2018 public health officials at the Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) investigated an outbreak of norovirus at Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino. Convention attendees, slot department employees, banquet staff and hotel guests reported…Read More »

October 12 2012 Campylobacter Outbreak, Long Distance Obstacle Adventure Race, Nevada

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Water, surface

In October 2012 Nevada public health officials investigated an outbreak of campylobacter among participants of a long-distance obstacle adventure race held on a cattle ranch in Beatty, Nevada. A case-control study was conducted and results showed a s…Read More »

December 11 2011 Outbreak of Clostridium perfringens at a Las Vegas Catered Lunch, Nevada

  • Organism:
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork, Ham

An outbreak of Clostridium perfringens was associated with eating food prepared by an unlicensed caterer and served at a business luncheon. The isolation of Clostridium perfringens from ham suggested that ham was the vehicle of infection. The cater…Read More »

February 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella Braenderup, Nevada

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Braenderup was associated with eating at a restaurant in Nevada. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

November 95 1995 Salmonella enteritidis Linked to Homemade Turkey Stuffing, Las Vegas

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Grains, Stuffing Eggs

Six persons who attended a Thanksgiving dinner at a private home and one person who ate Thanksgiving dinner leftovers became ill. Two people were hospitalized due to dehydration. Another person was found comatose at home and subsequently died from …Read More »

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