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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British Columbia University Cafeteria Salad 1984

An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who ate at a university cafeteria. The implicated vehicle was salad. The salad was possibly contaminated during poor food preparation and storage practices.

  • Outbreak began:
  • Unknown 1984
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Not Applicable
  • Organism(s):
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Vegetables, Salad
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • University cafeteria
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Unknown
  • Total ill:
  • 330
  • 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:
  • Unknown
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • Unknown
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0
  • Any References:
  • Yes

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