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 »

Search Results

Cross Contamination of Iceberg Lettuce 1995

An outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 occurred among people who attended a scout camp in Maine. Iceberg lettuce was named as the vehicle in the outbreak. It seemed possible that the lettuce was contaminated by raw hamburger juice.

Tags:
  • Outbreak began:
  • September 1995
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Maine
  • Organism(s):
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Vegetables, Leafy Greens, Iceberg
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Scout Camp
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • Unknown
  • Total ill:
  • 30
  • 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

Other Databases

Contact Us

Questions and comments welcome. Please fill out the form below and we will respond to your inquiry.

 *
 *
 *
 *

* Required Fields