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 »

October 09 2009 Outbreak of microsporidia, Enterocytozoon bieneusi, in Sweden

  • Organism:
  • Other
  • Vehicle:
  • cucumber, cheese sandwiches, salad

In October 2009 an outbreak of a foodborne microsporidia occurred among 135 persons hotel guests and staff in Varmland County, Sweden. Enterocytozoon bieneusi was identified in stool samples submitted by 7 of 11 patients. A restropective cohort stud…Read More »

May 06 2006 Norovirus at a Minnesota Prison

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • Sandwich

A confirmed outbreak of Norovirus occurred among people who had eaten sandwiches while at a prison in Minnesota. The type of sandwich was not described.…Read More »

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