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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March 19 2019 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Carrau Linked to Caito Foods, LLC Pre-Cut Melon

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Melon, watermelon, honeydew, cantaloupe

On April 12, 2019 the CDC announced an outbreak of Salmonella Carrau linked to consumption of pre-cut watermelon, honeydew and cantaloupe. Ten states reported 137 outbreak associated cases. Thirty eight people were hospitalized. There were no deaths.…Read More »

February 09 2009 Multistate and Canadian Outbreak of Salmonella Carrau Linked to Melon

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Melon

Salmonella Carrau is a rare Salmonella serotype. The Public Health Agency of Canada and the Centers for Disease Control collaborated on the investigation of a cluster of Salmonella Carrau cases occurring between February 1 and May 1, 2009 in 18 US s…Read More »

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