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 16 2016-2017 Vibrio vulnificus Infections Associated with Handling Tilapia from Fish Tanks, Washington

  • Organism:
  • Vibrio
  • Vehicle:
  • Fish

In 2016-2017 Public Health Seattle King County (PHSKC) investigated the source of two reported cases of Vibrio vulnificus. Both case-patients sustained wounds while handling tilapia, a freshwater fish, purchased live from 2 retail fish markets before…Read More »

August 06 2006 Outbreak of Staphylococcus aureus, Pennsylvania

  • Organism:
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Finfish, Tilapia Poultry, Chicken, Fried Chicken

A confirmed outbreak of Staphylococcus aureus occurred in Pennsylvania. The exposure location was not described. The vehicles of infection were tilapia fish and fried chicken.…Read More »

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