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 01 Multiple Pathogen Minnesota Day Camp Animal Contact 2001

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7, Cryptosporidium, Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact

For a second year, a multiple pathogen outbreak occurred at the same university sponsored, farm day camp; a similar outbreak occurred the year before. The camp was held on campus and was for young children. The attraction of the camp was that child…Read More »

June 00 Multiple Pathogen Minnesota Day Camp Animal Contact 2000

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella, Cryptosporidium, Campylobacter, Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact

An outbreak due to multiple pathogens was associated with participation at a farm day camp. The camp was sponsored by a university and was held on campus for young children. There were eight camps sessions scheduled throughout the summer. Although…Read More »

December 94 Australia Uncooked, Semi-Dry Fermented Sausage 1995, Non O157 E. coli

  • Organism:
  • Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle:
  • Luncheon Meat and Sausage, mettwurst

An outbreak of E. coli O111:NM in South Australia was associated with eating uncooked, semi-dry, fermented sausage that had been produced by a single manufacturer. E.coli O111:NM was isolated in the sausage and matched the strain that had been isola…Read More »

December 90 Ohio Family Unknown 1990

  • Organism:
  • Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

Members of an Ohio family became ill due to E. coli O111:NM. The first known illness was a child who developed hemolytic uremic syndrome. The presence of E. coli O111:NM was confirmed by blood tests and stool culture. The source of the infections …Read More »

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