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

Tommy's Diner Lettuce-Based Salads 2006

Persons who ate lettuce-based salads at Tommy's Diner in January developed Shigella sonnei. Poor food handling practices and a ill food worker were likely contributory factors in the outbreak.

  • Outbreak began:
  • January 2006
  • Affected Country:
  • US
  • Affected States/Territories:
  • Oregon
  • Organism(s):
  • Shigella
  • Vehicle(s):
  • Produce-based salads, Leafy Greens
  • Molecular Results Available:
  • Unknown
  • Test Results:
  • None
  • Location(s):
  • Restaurant
  • Brand Name(s):
  • Product Subject to Recall:
  • No
  • Total ill:
  • 35
  • Number ill by Case Definition Known:
  • Yes
  • Number Laboratory Confirmed Cases:
  • 14
  • Number Probable Cases:
  • 0
  • Number Possible Cases:
  • 0
  • Anyone Hospitalized:
  • Yes
  • Number Hospitalized:
  • 7
  • Any Deaths:
  • No
  • Number Dead:
  • 0

Other Databases

Contact Us

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

 *
 *
 *
 *

* Required Fields