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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June 17 2017 Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Linked to Animal Exposure, Utah

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal exposure

In the summer of 2017 local, state and federal public health officials investigated an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections in the Hildale/Colorado City community near the Utah and Arizona border. Twelve case-patients met the case definition. Eight…Read More »

October 11 2011 Clostridium Botulinum at a Utah State Prison Linked to Pruno

  • Organism:
  • Botulism
  • Vehicle:
  • Prison Made Drink, Pruno, Fruit, Alcohol

Inmates of a Utah State Prison developed botulism after drinking pruno. Pruno is a drink made from various fruit, potato, bread, water, table scraps, and sugar which is then fermented to make alcohol. Making pruno in prison is a violation of prison…Read More »

September 05 2005 Outbreak of Campylobacter at a Group Treatment Home Linked to Consumption of Raw Milk, Utah

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacteriosis occurred among people who drank unpasteurized, raw milk at a group treatment home in Bear River, Utah. A local clergyman brought the milk, and some brownies and cookies. The milk came from his farm.…Read More »

January 02 2002 Outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni Infections at a High School Athletic Team Dinner, Utah

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among student athletes who attended a dinner. Raw (unpasteurized) milk was served at the event, and people were aware that the milk was raw. The milk was a gift to support the team. At the time, the sta…Read More »

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