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 11 Osamu Frozen Ground Tuna 2011

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

On October 12, Osamu Corporation of Gardena, California, recalled 1,800 cases, lot# 7013, of frozen ground tuna because the Food and Drug Administration(FDA) found decomposition in several samples of the product and also found elevated histamine leve…Read More »

January 08 Alaska Cafeteria Mahi-Mahi 2008

  • Organism:
  • Toxin
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Finfish, Mahi Mahi

An outbreak of Scombroid poisoning occurred among people who had eaten mahi-mahi fish at a cafeteria in Alaska.…Read More »

December 07 South Carolina Restaurant Yellowfin Tuna 2007

  • Organism:
  • Toxin
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Finfish, Yellowfin Tuna

A confirmed outbreak of scombroid poisoning occurred among those who had eaten yellowfin tuna while at a restaurant in South Carolina.…Read More »

November 07 New York Restaurant Tuna 2 2007

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

A confirmed outbreak of Scombroid poisoning was linked to eating tuna at a restaurant in New York state.…Read More »

March 07 2007 Florida Restaurant Escolar

  • Organism:
  • Toxin
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Finfish, Escolar

A confirmed outbreak of scombroid poisoning occurred among people dining at a Florida restaurant. Escolar fish was named as the vehicle of infection.…Read More »

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