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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January 19 2019 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Uganda Infections Linked to Fresh Papayas Imported from Mexico

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Papaya

On June 28, 2019 the CDC announced an outbreak investigation of Salmonella Uganda infections linked to consumption of fresh, whole papayas imported from Mexico. On September 12, 2019 the outbreak was declared over. In total 81 outbreak associated ca…Read More »

July 17 2017 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Newport and Salmonella Infantis Linked to Maradol Papayas

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • papayas

In September 2017 the CDC reported a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Newport (n=3) and Salmonella Infantis (n=1) linked to consumption of imported Maradol papayas produced by Rancho El Ganadero farm and distributed by Caraveo Produce in Mexico. Ill…Read More »

July 17 2017 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Urbana Infections Linked to Maradol Papayas

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • papayas

In 2017 seven people were infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Urbana. Illnesses were linked to consumption of Maradol papayas. Illness onset dates ranged from July 23, 2017 to August 14, 2017. Four people were hospitalized. There were no…Read More »

May 17 2017 Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Imported Maradol Papayas

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, papayas

Local, state and federal agencies investigated an outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to consumption of imported Maradol papayas. As of September 14, 2017 a total of 220 persons with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Kiambu, Salmonella Thompson…Read More »

December 16 2016-2017 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Anatum Linked to Maradol Papayas

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Papayas

In September 2017 the CDC announced an outbreak of Salmonella Anatum linked to consumption of Maradol Papayas. Fourteen people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Anatum were reported from three states. Illnesses started on dates ranging …Read More »

January 11 2011 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Agona Linked to Agromod Produce Papayas

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Papaya

In 2011 local, state and federal public health and agriculture agencies investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Agona infections linked to whole, fresh papayas imported from Mexico. A total of 106 individuals infected with the outbreak strain of Salmo…Read More »

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