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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October 18 2018-2019 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi B Linked to Frozen Tuna

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • tuna, raw

Public health investigators in six states (Illinois, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee) and their federal partners at the CDC and FDA investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi B infections linked to consumption of raw tu…Read More »

February 12 Buncombe County Salmonella Paratyphi B Outbreak, 2012

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Tempeh

Buncombe County Health Department reported an outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi B among county residents and visitors. As of May 1, 2012 there were 37 case patients. The North Carolina Department of Agriculture confirmed the bacteria in a sample of …Read More »

December 10 Raw Ahi Tuna (Poke) 2010

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Finfish, Tuna

Confirmed cases of Salmonella Paratyphi B have been linked to the consumption of imported, raw, ahi tuna at various locations on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. The product was said to have originated from Asia, and was previously frozen. Concurrent ca…Read More »

October 07 Raw Ahi Tuna (Poke) 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Finfish, Tuna

Consumption of reviously frozen, raw, ahi tuna was linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi B on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. Additional cases were identified in Colorado and California. The tuna had been sent from Indonesia to a U.S. mainland …Read More »

June 06 2006 Salmonella Paratyphi at Minnesota Restaurant or Prison

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi occurred in Minnesota. The vehicle of infection was not described. The exposure location was described as restaurant or prison.…Read More »

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