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 2017-2018 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo Infections Linked to Raw Sprouts Served at Jimmy John's

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Sprouts

On January 19, 2018 the CDC announced a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo linked to consumption of raw sprouts served at Jimmy John's restaurants in Illinois and Wisconsin. Ten people infected with the outbreak strain had been reported by …Read More »

February 12 2012 Multistate Outbreak of Samonella Montevideo Infections Linked to Live Poultry Sold by Estes Hatchery

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella, Salmonellosis, Montevideo
  • Vehicle:
  • Live poultry, chicks, ducklings, duckling, chick, chickens, backyard poultry, Estes Hatchery,

On June 21, 2012 the CDC reported a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo linked to contact with live chicks and ducklings sold by Estes Hatchery in Springfield Missouri. By July 31, 2012 the CDC reported that a total of 76 persons living in …Read More »

November 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo Infections, Massachusetts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo occurred in Massachusetts. The exposure location and the vehicle of infection were not described.…Read More »

August 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo Infections, Arizona

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo occurred in Arizona. Neither the vehicle of infection or the exposure location were described.…Read More »

July 09 2009 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo Linked to Black and Red Pepper

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Luncheon Meat and Sausage, Salami, Salame Herbs and Spices, Black Pepper, Crushed Red Pepper

Salame products produced by Daniele International, Inc., a Rhode Island based company, were implicated in a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo. Two hundred seventy two case patients were identified. Fifty two were hospitalized. No one died.…Read More »

June 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo Infections Linked to Aggie Jennings' Unlicensed Catering, North Dakota

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Egg Dishes, Potato Salad, Beef, Ground beef Beef, Shredded beef, Grains, Pasta Dishes, Noodle salad,

Aggie Jennings of rural McLean County, North Dakota, catered three events (2 weddings, 1 reunion) in mid-June that led to three separate outbreaks of Salmonella Montevideo. Ms. Jennings' catering operation was not licensed. Salmonella Montevideo is…Read More »

April 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella Associated with Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella, Inc., Connecticut

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Nuts, Pistachios

Multiple strains of Salmonella bacteria were detected in pistachios (roasted shelled, roasted in-shell, raw) that were sold and subsequently distributed widely throughout the United States. The pistachios were repackaged and sold under many names. …Read More »

May 08 2008 Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo at a Chain Restaurant, Arizona

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken, Raw Herbs and Spices, Cilantro Dairy, Cheese Cross Contamination

Contaminated food sold by at least three locations of a restaurant chain in Arizona caused a prolonged outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo. Outbreak cases were first known in May and illness was confirmed through September. It was possible that outbr…Read More »

December 07 2007 Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo Infections Linked to Multiple Type of Pasteurized Cheese, Colorado

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Cheese, Pasteurized

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo was linked to eating pasteurized cheeses in the state of Colorado. There was more than one type of cheese implicated. The brand names were not described.…Read More »

October 07 2007 Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo at a Festival, South Carolina

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork, Barbeque, BBQ

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo occurred among people who had eaten pork barbeque at a festival that was held in South Carolina.…Read More »

August 07 2007 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo Linked to Pasteurized Shredded Cheese

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Cheese, Pasteurized, Shredded

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo occurred in multiple U.S. states. The vehicle of infection was pasteurized, shredded cheese. The involved states were not described. The cheese brand was not available.…Read More »

July 07 2007 Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo at a Private Home, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo occurred at a private home in Minnesota. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

July 07 2007 Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo at a Grocery Deli, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Food Worker

An outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo was associated with a grocery deli store in Wadena County, Minnesota. The strain of Salmonella Montevideo was the same as that from an earlier outbreak in 2007 associated with contact with chickens. The chicken …Read More »

June 07 2007 Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo Linked to Consumption of Pork, Illinois

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork, Pig Head Salsa, Red, Green

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo was linked to a grocery store in Illinois. The named vehicles of infection were pig head, red salsa, and green salsa. The details on how these items became contaminated with Salmonella were not availabl…Read More »

June 07 2007 Putbreak of Salmonella Montevideo at a Jail, Massahusetts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo occurred at a prison facility in Massachusetts. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

April 07 2007 Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo Linked to Consumption of Pancit, Illinois

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Grains, Pancit, Noodles

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo occurred in Illinois. Pancit was named as the vehicle of infection. Pancit, or pansit, are noodles used in Filipino cuisine. The public was exposed at multiple locations: restaurant; grocery stores; pr…Read More »

March 07 2007 Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo at a Restaurant, Georgia

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo was linked to eating at a restaurant in Georgia. The vehicle of infection was not named.…Read More »

February 07 2007 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo Linked to Live Poultry from New Mexico

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact, Chickens, Poultry

A second, concurrent, outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo occurred throughout 2007 involving contact with poultry. The Salmonella Montevideo isolates from this outbreak were genetically different from the strain implicated in the other outbreak. Illne…Read More »

February 07 2007 Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo Linked to Bean Sprouts, California

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetables, Sprouts, Bean Sprouts

An outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo was linked to eating bean sprouts at a restaurant and a private home in California.…Read More »

January 07 2007 Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo Linked to a BBQ Restaurant, Georgia

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

An outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo was identified in Statesboro, Georgia, in March. The first cases dated back to January. Only when genetic tests showed multiple cases infected with the same strain of S. Montevideo did an investigation begin in …Read More »

January 07 2007 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo Linked to Live Poultry

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact

In June, two persons from Minnesota developed Salmonella Montevideo after being in contact with baby chicks originating from an Iowa hatchery. In September, seven more people became ill in North Dakota with the same strain of Salmonella Montevideo. …Read More »

August 06 2006 Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo at Arby's, Georgia

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Sandwiches, Roast Beef

An Arby's Restaurant in Valdosta, Georgia, was implicated in an outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo in August. Five cases were reported to the health department, prompting an investigation. A food history questionnaire showed a common exposure to the…Read More »

July 06 2006 Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo Infections, Vermont

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Meat

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo occurred among people who had eaten meat at a camp in Vermont. The type of meat was not described.…Read More »

February 06 2006 Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo Linked to Cadbury Chocolate, England

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Chocolate

Cadbury, a major producer of candy, had in January, 2006, discovered that waste water from a plant in Herefordshire, England, had dripped down into the milk chocolate crumb. The crumb was blended with other ingredients to make chocolate bars. The l…Read More »

December 02 2002 Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo Linked to Tahini Imported From Egypt, New Zealand and Australia

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Seeds, Sesame, Tahini

Beginning in November, 2002, Salmonella Montevideo was isolated in four tahini(sesame seed pulp) products imported from the same Egyptian food producer into Australia and New Zealand. The discoveries were made as part of an investigation into human …Read More »

June 99 1999 Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo at a Restaurant, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

On July 1, an employee of a Minneapolis restaurant was positive for Salmonella Montevideo, and the restaurant manager was notified. The manager stated that there were no other employees with any symptoms and that there had been no customer complaints…Read More »

May 96 1996 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo Linked Alfalfa Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa

A northern California sprout grower was linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo. This same sprouter was associated with a simultaneous outbreak of Salmonella Meleagridis involving its alfalfa and mixed sprouts. Salmonella Montevideo was neve…Read More »

January 95 1995 Outbreak of Salmonella (Multiple Serotypes) Inrfections Linked to Beef Jerky, New Mexico

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, Beef Jerky

A locally produced beef jerky, or carne seca, was implicated in an outbreak of Salmonella. Three different serotypes of Salmonella were isolated from the stools of ill persons and from the beef jerky. The processor never measured drying temperature…Read More »

June 93 1993 Multistate Outbreak of Ssalmonella Montevideo Linked to Tomatoes

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Tomatoes

An outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo resulted from the consumption of fresh tomatoes. The tomatoes were traced to a South Carolina packer. Tomatoes from this packing house were linked to a Salmonella Javiana outbreak in 1990. Outbreak associated ca…Read More »

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