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 05 2005 Outbreak of Staphyloccocus Aureus at a Catered Workplace Meal, Kansas

  • Organism:
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Vehicle:
  • Sausage and Luncheon Meat, Pork, Smoked

A physician reported a cluster of acute gastroenteritis to the Kansas State Health Department. An investigation was initiated. Epidemiologists learned that the company all the case-patients worked for had provided a catered meal for three shifts of…Read More »

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