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 85 Alabama and Tennessee Pacific Amberjack Fish 1985

  • Organism:
  • Toxin
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Finfish, Pacific Amberjack Fish, Yellowtail, Kahala

Three restaurants in Alabama and Tennessee received complaints of illness from nine customers and one employee who ate Pacific amberjack fish (also called yellowtail or kahala). Illness symptoms were consistent with Scombroid Fish Poisoning. Some re…Read More »

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