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 15 2015 Outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi and Salmonella Weltevreden Infections Linked to Frozen Raw Tuna

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, fin fish, tuna

In the spring of 2015 health officials investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi B variant L(+) tartrate (+) and Salmonella Weltevreden suspected of being linked to consumption of tuna used in spicy tuna rolls and other sushi. A total of 65 pe…Read More »

May 07 2007 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi Linked to Turtles

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact, Turtles

In 2008 public health officials investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi linked to pet turtles. By January 18, 2008 there were 103 outbreak associated cases reported from 33 states. Dates of illness onset ranged from May 4, 2007 to December 1…Read More »

August 99 1999 Outbreak of Salmonella Associated Alfalfa Sprouts, Canada

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

Alfalfa sprouts were identified as the cause of an outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi. A total of 51 cases were reported with 43 in Alberta, six in British Columbia, and two in Saskatchewan. Six opened packages of alfalfa sprouts were taken from case…Read More »

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