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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May 10 2010 Outbreak of Cyclosporiasis at a Fundraising Event, Ontario, Canada

  • Organism:
  • Cyclospora
  • Vehicle:
  • Herbs, Basil, Cool Pesto Crunch

An outbreak of Cyclosporiasis occurred among people who attended a fundraiser for the Big Sisters' organization in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. All who became ill had eaten the Cool Pesto Crunch, an appetizer that contained fresh basil. The appetizer w…Read More »

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