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2001 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Mung Bean Sprouts, Hawaii

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was linked to eating mung bean sprouts at a school in Hawaii.

  • Outbreak began:
  • January 2001
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Hawaii
  • Organism(s):
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Mung Bean Sprouts
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • School
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Unknown
  • Total ill:
  • 21
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Unknown
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • N/A
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • N/A
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • No
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 0
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0
  • Any References:
  • Yes

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