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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September 15 2015 Outbreak of E. coli O111, Oxford County (Maine) Fair

  • Organism:
  • Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle:
  • animal exposure

In October 2015 Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (ME CDC) staff investigated an outbreak of E. coli O111:H8 infections among two children who attended the Oxford County Fair. One child, age 20 months, attended the fair on September 16 …Read More »

July 07 2007 non-O157 E. Coli at a Jefferson County Jail Linked to Pasteurized American Cheese or Margarine

  • Organism:
  • Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, American Cheese Fats or Oils, Margarine

An outbreak attributed to three non-O157 strains of E. coli bacteria, occurred at the Jefferson County Jail, in Colorado. The strains of E. coli associated with this outbreak were: O121; O26; O84. A report from the Centers for Disease Control and P…Read More »

August 05 2005 New York Prison Food Worker, Non-O157 STEC

  • Organism:
  • Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle:
  • Food worker

In August and September,, 2005, 2.4% of the inmates at a New York state correctional facility reported diarrhea. Seventeen had bloody stools which led the facility to submit stool samples for laboratory testing. Sixteen samples tested positive for …Read More »

February 94 Montana Milk 1994, E. coli O104:H21

  • Organism:
  • Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Pasteurized

Milk from a Montana dairy was implicated in an outbreak of E. coli O104:H21. No specific formulation of milk was singled out in the epidemiolgic investigation. An inspection of the dairy was conducted. The dairy plant's records for internal, micro…Read More »

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