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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November 18 2018 Outbreak of Salmonella i 4,[5], 12:i:- Linked to a Baltimore Meat and Fish Market, Maryland

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Turkey

In November 2018 six people became ill after eating rotisserie turkey purchased at a meat and fish market located in Baltimore, Maryland. One person was laboratory confirmed with Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:-. Two people sought medical care. No one was h…Read More »

October 18 2018-2019 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi B Linked to Frozen Tuna

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • tuna, raw

Public health investigators in six states (Illinois, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee) and their federal partners at the CDC and FDA investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi B infections linked to consumption of raw tu…Read More »

March 15 2015 Outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi and Salmonella Weltevreden Infections Linked to Frozen Raw Tuna

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, fin fish, tuna

In the spring of 2015 health officials investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi B variant L(+) tartrate (+) and Salmonella Weltevreden suspected of being linked to consumption of tuna used in spicy tuna rolls and other sushi. A total of 65 pe…Read More »

January 12 2012 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Bareilly Linked to Consumption of Moon Marine USA Corporation Raw Yellowfin Tuna

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Finfish, Yellowfin Tuna

In April 2012 the CDC and FDA announced a multi-state outbreak of salmonellosis linked to consumption of frozen raw yellowfin tuna product known as Nakaochi Scrape distributed by Moon Marine USA Corporation. Scrape is tuna backmeat that is scraped fr…Read More »

December 12 2012 Multistate Outbrea of Salmonella Thompson Associated with Dutch Smoked Salmon

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Finfish, Salmon

An outbreak investigation of Salmonella Thompson possibly linked to smoked salmon manufactured by Dutch company, Foppen, was initiated in September 2012. At least 85 patients with a genetically indistinguishable strain of Salmonella serotype Thompson…Read More »

July 11 Fish Fry and Goat Roast Fundraising Event Unknown 2011

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

On July 14, the Wicomico County Health Department announced that an investigation into an outbreak of Salmonellosis was underway. They suspected that this outbreak was related to attendance at a fundraising event held in a home in Salisbury, Marylan…Read More »

August 08 Massachusetts Restaurant Raw Tuna or Bass Fish 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Finfish, Tuna, Bass, Raw Tuna

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Barranquilla occurred among people who had eaten raw tuna or bass fish at a restaurant in Massachusetts.…Read More »

December 91 New Jersey Restaurant Catfish 1991

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Finfish, Catfish

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Hadar was associated with eating catfish at a restaurant in New Jersey.…Read More »

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