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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December 17 2017-2018 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo Infections Linked to Raw Sprouts Served at Jimmy John's

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Sprouts

On January 19, 2018 the CDC announced a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo linked to consumption of raw sprouts served at Jimmy John's restaurants in Illinois and Wisconsin. Ten people infected with the outbreak strain had been reported by …Read More »

May 16 2016 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Sprouts Extraordinaire

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Alfalfa sprouts

Local, state and federal officials investigated an outbreak of Salmonella serotype Reading and Salmonella serotype Abony linked to consumption of alfalfa sprouts produced by Sprouts Extraordinaire of Denver, Colorado. On September 30, 2016 the CDC de…Read More »

April 16 2016 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Braenderup Linked to Mung Bean Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • sprouts, mung bean

In May 2016 local, state and federal public health officials investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Braenderup linked to consumption of mung bean sprouts served at restaurants. Illness onset dates ranged from April 10, 2016 to June 8, 2016. Thirty tw…Read More »

December 16 2016 E. coli O157 Linked to Alfalfa Sprouts Produced by Jack & The Green Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157
  • Vehicle:
  • Sprouts, alfalfa

State, local and federal public health and regulatory officials investigated an outbreak of E. coli O157 linked to consumption of alfalfa sprouts produced by Jack & The Green Sprouts, Inc. of River Falls, Wisconsin. Eleven people were infected with t…Read More »

December 15 2015-16 Salmonella Outbreak linked to Sweetwater Farms Alfalfa Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Alfalfa Sprouts

The FDA, CDC, and state and local officials investigated a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Muenchen (25 persons) and Salmonella Kentucky (1 person) infections reported by 12 states. Eight people were hospitalized. No deaths were reported. Among p…Read More »

September 14 2014 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Wonton Foods Bean Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Sprouts, bean

On November 21, 2014 the CDC announced a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis linked to consumption of bean sprouts produced by Wonton Foods, Inc. On January 23, 2015 the CDC published the final update of the outbreak summary. As of that dat…Read More »

June 14 2014 Multistate Outbreak of Listeriosis Linked to Wholesome Soy Products Mung Bean Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Listeria monocytogenes
  • Vehicle:
  • Mung Bean Sprouts

Five patients were infected with Listeria monocytogenes after consuming mung bean sprouts produced by Wholesome Soy Products. Patients lived in Illinois (4) and Michigan (1). All ill patients were hospitalized. Two died. The FDA isolated Listeria …Read More »

May 14 2014 Outbreak of E. coli O121 Linked to Raw Clover Sprouts from Evergreen Fresh Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetables, Sprouts, Clover Sprouts

On May 21, 2014 an outbreak of E. coli O121 linked to consumption of clover sprouts was announced by health officials in Washington and Idaho. On August 1, 2014 the CDC declared the outbreak over. In total 19 patients had been confirmed with E. coli…Read More »

December 11 2011 Outbreak of E. coli O26 at Jimmy John's Restaurants Linked to Raw Clover Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetables, Sprouts, Clover Sprouts

On February 15, 2012, the Centers for Disease Control first announced an ongoing investigation into illnesses linked to the consumption of raw clover sprouts consumed at Jimmy John's Restaurants in several states. The illnesses were caused by E. co…Read More »

June 11 2011 Outbreak of E. Coli O104:H4 Linked to Fenegruk Sprouts, France

  • Organism:
  • Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetables, Sprouts, Fenugreek, Mustard, Rucola

On June 24, France reported a cluster of cases of bloody diarrhea in a group of people who attended a community event held at a recreational center in Bègles, Bordeaux, on June 8. At least twelve participants developed bloody diarrhea or hemolytic u…Read More »

June 11 2011 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Consumption of Evergreen Produce Alfalfa and Spicy Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa, Spicy

In late June, Idaho health officials announced an investigation into an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis suspected to be caused by the consumption of contaminated alfalfa and spicy sprouts. Twenty five cases occurred in five states: Idaho; Washing…Read More »

May 11 2011 Outbreak of E. coli O104:H4 Linked to Fenugreek Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetables, Sprouts, Fenugreek

Beginning in May, an outbreak of E. coli O104:H4, an enterohemorrhagic E. coli, spread rapidly throughout northern Germany affecting mostly adults and females. On May 25, the Robert Koch Institut, Germany's disease control authority, advised the pub…Read More »

December 10 2010 Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Jimmy John's Restaurants and Sprouter's Northwest Clover Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Clover Sprouts

Sprouters Northwest of Kent, Washington, issued a product recall after the company's clover sprouts had been implicated in an outbreak of Salmonella Newport in Oregon and Washington. At least some of the cases had consumed clover sprouts while at a …Read More »

November 10 2010 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella, Tiny Greens Organic Farm, Jimmy John's Restaurants Alfalfa Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetables, Sprouts, Alfalfa Sprouts, JPXX01.0621, JPXA26.0057

On December 17, the Illinois Department of Health announced that an investigation was underway into an outbreak of Salmonella, serotype I4,[5],12:i:-. Many of the Illinois cases had eaten alfalfa sprouts at various Jimmy John’s restaurants in the …Read More »

August 10 2010 Outbreak of Salmonella Bareilly Linked to Consumption of Bean Sprouts, United Kingdom

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, sprouts, bean sprouts

Raw, or undercooked, bean sprouts were linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Bareilly in England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. The strains of Salmonella Bareilly isolated from case-patients were genetic matches to one another. Salmonella B…Read More »

March 10 2010 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Newport Associated Caldwell Fresh Foods Alfalfa Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Alfalfa Sprouts

A multistate outbreak of Salmonella Newport was attributed to the consumption of alfalfa sprouts. Genetic fingerprinting of the Salmonella Newport isolates from case-patients showed that they had a genetically identical strain of this bacteria. The…Read More »

August 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Linked to Alfalfa Sprouts, Michigan

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Alfalfa Sprouts

Salmonella Typhimurium illnesses occurred among Michigan residents from Bay, Genesee, Kent, Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw, and Wayne counties who had eaten raw alfalfa sprouts. The source of the sprouts was not described.…Read More »

April 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella Cubana Linked to Living Foods, Limited, and Sunsprout Natural Foods, Onion and Alfalfa Sprouts, Canada

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Onion Sprouts Vegetable, Alfalfa Sprouts

Onion and alfalfa sprouts manufactured by Living Foods, Limited, Alberta, Canada, and Sunsprout Natural Foods, Brantford, Ontario, Canada, were suspected as the cause of an outbreak of Salmonella Cubana, a rare strain of Salmonella. The sprouts may …Read More »

February 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to CW Alfalfa Sprouts, Inc., SunSprout Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, alfalfa sprouts, onion sprouts, gourmet sprouts

In February, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services officials identified six isolates of Salmonella Saintpaul. Although this is a common strain of Salmonella, during 2008, only three cases had been detected in Nebraska and only four subtyp…Read More »

February 09 2009 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Oranienburg Linked to Alfalfa Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa Sprouts

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Oranienburg was associated with eating alfalfa sprouts in multiple states in the United States. The specific states were not described.…Read More »

September 08 2008 E. coli O157 Linked to Jimmy John's Restaurant Alfalfa Sprouts and Iceberg Lettuce

  • Organism:
  • Non-E.coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa, Leafy Greens, Iceberg Lettuce Person-to-Person

Several University of Colorado students from one sorority became ill with symptoms of bloody diarrhea and cramping. Additional illnesses were reported. E.coli O157:NM(H-) was determined to be the cause. Consumption of alfalfa sprouts at the Jimmy …Read More »

July 08 2008 Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Linked to Alfalfa Sprouts Produced by Sprouters Northwest, Inc.

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa Sprouts

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was linked to the consumption of alfalfa sprouts produced by Sprouters Northwest, Inc. This company's sprouts were previously linked to an outbreak of Salmonella in 2004.…Read More »

April 08 2008 Outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes Linked to Consumption of Alfalfa Sprouts, New York

  • Organism:
  • Listeria monocytogenese
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetables, Sprouts, Alfalfa

A confirmed outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes occurred among people who had eaten alfalfa sprouts at a private home in New York state.…Read More »

July 07 2007 Sweden Alfalfa Sprouts, Salmonella Mbandaka

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa Sprouts

Alfalfa sprouts appeared to be the cause of an outbreak of Salmonella Stanley (51 cases) in Sweden. The sprouts had been obtained from a variety of stores and restaurants and had been distributed to these locations from a large-scale sprout producer…Read More »

February 07 2007 Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo Linked to Bean Sprouts, California

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetables, Sprouts, Bean Sprouts

An outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo was linked to eating bean sprouts at a restaurant and a private home in California.…Read More »

February 06 2006 Outbreak of Salmonella Braenderup Linked to Bean Sprouts, Oregon

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Bean

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Braenderup occurred among people who ate bean sprouts at a restaurant in Oregon.…Read More »

November 05 2005 Outbreak of Salmonella Braenderup Linked to Mung Bean Sprouts, Massachusetts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetables, Sprouts, Mung Bean Sprouts

Two people became ill due to Salmonella Braenderup after eating mung bean sprouts in a private home in Massachusetts.…Read More »

October 05 2005 Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Mung Bean Sprouts in Canada

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Bean Sprouts, Mung Bean Sprouts

An outbreak of Salmonella was linked to the consumption of mung bean sprouts in Ontario, Canada. The sprouter was temporarily banned from selling sprouts, but was allowed to resume sales in late November.…Read More »

April 04 2004 Outbreak of Salmonella Bovismorbifans Linked to Sprouters Northwest, Inc. and Sunshine Sprouts Alfalfa Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa Sprouts

Alfalfa sprouts that were sold to various institutional settings in Washington and Oregon were linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Bovismorbificans. Twelve cases were linked to alfalfa sprouts sold by Sprouters Northwest, Inc., and one case was link…Read More »

April 04 2004 Outbreak of E. coli O157:NM Linked to Alfalfa Sprouts at Georgia Restaurant

  • Organism:
  • Non-E.coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa

Two people were confirmed to be infected with E. coli O157:NM (H-) after eating alfalfa sprouts at a restaurant in Georgia.…Read More »

November 03 2003 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Chester Linked to Consumption of Alfalfa Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Chester occurred among people who had eaten alfalfa sprouts at restaurants in the United States. The involved states were not described.…Read More »

July 03 2003 Outbreak of E. coli O157:NM Associated with Alfalfa Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa Sprouts

An outbreak of E.coli O157:NM occurred in Colorado. Illness was associated with eating alfalfa sprouts. The E.coli O157:NM strain matched a strain that had been implicated in an outbreak in Minnesota in January. The same seed distributor was ident…Read More »

March 03 2003 Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Harmony Farms Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, sprouts, onion, alfalfa, salad

Alfalfa, onion, and salad sprouts were recalled by Harmony Farms, a fresh sprout producer in Washington state. Two outbreaks of Salmonella in March (Salmonella Saintpaul) and November (Salmonella Chester) affected nine and thirteen people, respectiv…Read More »

January 03 2003 Outbreak of E. coli O157 Linked to Consumption of Alfalfa Sprouts at a Minnesota Restaurant

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7, Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa Sprouts

In February, a cluster of E.coli O157:H7 (4 cases) and E. coli O157:NM (3 cases) was detected in Minnesota. Illness appeared to be associated with eating alfalfa sprouts served at restaurants although two of the cases appeared to be caused by second…Read More »

July 02 2002 Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Linked to California Alfalfa Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa

Five E. coli O157:H7 isolates with indistinguishable pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) patterns were identified and investigated in California. Risk of illness was attributed to the consumption of alfalfa sprouts. A traceback led back to a si…Read More »

March 01 2001 Outbreak of Salmonella Kottbus Linked to Fuji Natural Foods of Ontario Alfalfa Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts

The California Department of Health Services identified a cluster of infections caused by Salmonella Kottbus. Using a standard food history questionnaire, alfalfa sprouts were determined to be the only probable cause of the infections. More cases w…Read More »

February 01 2001 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis at Asian Restaurants and Other Restaurants Associated with Mung Bean Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Mung Bean Sprouts

Consumption of mung bean sprouts at Asian style restaurants in central Florida (April, 2001), southern and mid-coastal Maine (January, 2002), and Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (February, 2001) was associated with illness caused by Salmonella Enteritidis,…Read More »

January 01 2001 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Mung Bean Sprouts, Hawaii

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Mung Bean Sprouts

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis was linked to eating mung bean sprouts at a school in Hawaii.…Read More »

April 00 2000 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Mung Bean Sprouts, Canada

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Mung Bean Sprouts

Twelve Salmonella Enteritidis phage type 11b were detected in Alberta and Saskatchewan by June. Eleven of the twelve cases had consumed meals at Vietnamese restaurants; seven different restaurants were cited. All of the cases had consumed mung bean…Read More »

March 00 2000 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Pacific Coast Sprout Farms Mung Bean Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Mung Bean

Mung bean sprouts were implicated in an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis. The sprouts had been distributed to restaurants and grocery stores in Northern California and Reno, Nevada. Pacific Coast Sprout Farms purchased sprout seeds from China and…Read More »

September 99 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Alfalfa Sprouts, Michigan

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa Sprouts

An outbreak of Salmonellosis(unknown serotype) occurred in Michigan among people who had eaten alfalfa sprouts. The exposure location was not described.…Read More »

August 99 1999 Outbreak of Salmonella Associated Alfalfa Sprouts, Canada

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa Sprouts

Alfalfa sprouts were identified as the cause of an outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi. A total of 51 cases were reported with 43 in Alberta, six in British Columbia, and two in Saskatchewan. Six opened packages of alfalfa sprouts were taken from case…Read More »

August 99 1999 Outbreak of Salmonella Muenchen Associated with Alfalfa Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa Sprouts

Alfalfa sprouts were first linked to Salmonella Muenchen illnesses in Wisconsin in September. Eventually six other states detected Salmonella Muenchen illnesses related to alfalfa sprout consumption. The food histories of the first 16 case patients…Read More »

May 99 1999 Outbreak of Salmonella Saintpaul Linked to Clover Sprouts, California

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Clover Sprouts

A batch of clover sprouts was contaminated with Salmonella Saintpaul and sickened northern California residents. The illnesses occurred between May 10 and 30.…Read More »

January 99 1999 Outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka Linked to Consumption of Hydro Harvest Ltd Alfalfa Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa

Contaminated alfalfa sprout seeds from California were implicated in an outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka. The seeds were sprouted by five sprout producers and then sold. Only sprouts from two of the sprout producers resulted in illness. The sproute…Read More »

January 99 1999 Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Linked to Rainbow Sprouts Clover Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetables, Sprouts, Clover

An outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium, in Colorado, resulted from consuming clover sprouts. The outbreak was detected through routine laboratory surveillance. The sprouts were traced to two Colorado suppliers that had obtained the seed from a singl…Read More »

June 98 1998 Outbreak of E. coli O157:NM Associated with Alfalfa and Clover Mixed Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Other
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Alfalfa, Clover Sprouts

An alfalfa and clover sprout mix was associated with an outbreak of E. coli O157:NM. A single sprout grower was one of several sprout sources for 25% of case-patients and was the sole source of sprouts for 75% of case-patients. The sprout grower ha…Read More »

May 98 1998 Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Alfalfa Sprouta

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa

A multi-strain outbreak of Salmonella was linked to alfalfa sprouts grown by a southern California sprout grower and to alfalfa seeds grown in southern California. Salmonella Havana (18 cases) and Salmonella Cubana (22 cases) were the Salmonella stra…Read More »

October 97 1997 Outbreak of Salmonella Meleagridis Linked to Alfalfa Sprouts, Alberta, Canada

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa

In October, 1997 in Alberta, Canada, an outbreak of S. Meleagridis infections was linked to eating alfalfa sprouts. The outbreak strain was also isolated from retail product. During the same period, cases of S. Meleagridis infection with the same p…Read More »

September 97 1998 Outbreak of Salmonella Senftenberg and E. coli O157:NM Associated with Alfalfa-Clover Mixed Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella, Non-E.coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa-Clover

A northern California sprout grower was implicated in a prolonged outbreak involving its alfalfa-clover mixed sprouts. The outbreak began with the identification of a cluster of Salmonella Senftenberg cases; the case control study showed that the co…Read More »

June 97 1997 Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Associated with Alfalfa Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa

Outbreaks of E.coli O157:H7 occurred in Michigan and Virginia in June and July. Most of the cases shared the same genetic strain of E.coli O157:H7 and were phage type 32. Case control studies done independently in both states found that consumption…Read More »

February 97 1997 Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Consumption First Harvest Alfalfa Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa

An outbreak of Salmonella serotypes Infantis and Anatum, which occurred from February through June, 1997, in Kansas and Missouri, was associated with eating contaminated alfalfa sprouts produced by a local sprouter, First Harvest. On the basis of ep…Read More »

July 96 1999 Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Linked to Consumption of White Radish Sprouts, Japan

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, White Radish Sprouts

An outbreak of E.coli O157:H7 occurred in Sakai City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan, in July, 1996. Most of the ill were children who had attended the elementary schools in the city (total illness associated with the schools was 8355). The illnesses were…Read More »

May 96 1995 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa, Clover, Alfalfa-radish mix, Alfalfa-clover mix

Sprouts from a northern California sprouter were implicated in an outbreak of Salmonella Meleagridis. This same sprouter was associated with a simultaneous outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo involving its alfalfa sprouts. The outbreak strain of Salmo…Read More »

May 96 1996 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo Linked Alfalfa Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa

A northern California sprout grower was linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo. This same sprouter was associated with a simultaneous outbreak of Salmonella Meleagridis involving its alfalfa and mixed sprouts. Salmonella Montevideo was neve…Read More »

February 96 1996 Outbreak of Salmonella Stanley Linked to Consumption of Alfalfa Sprouts, Virginia

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa sprouts

A physician who provided medical care at two Lexington, Virginia universities reported 14 laboratory confirmed cases of Salmonella Stanley among students at the two schools. The ten students at University A had eaten most of their meals at the univ…Read More »

March 95 1995 Outbreak of Salmonella Stanley Linked to Alfalfa Sprouts, United States and Finland

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa Sprouts

An outbreak of the same unique strain of Salmonella Stanley occurred in the United States and Finland in 1995. The illnesses were associated with eating alfalfa sprouts that were made from seed that had been distributed from the Netherlands. In the…Read More »

December 95 1995 Outbreak of Salmonella Newport Associated with Alfalfa Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa Sprouts

In December, 1995, one hundred thirty three Salmonella Newport infections in Oregon and British Columbia were linked to the consumption of alfalfa sprouts. In addition, 69 genetically identical, Salmonella Newport infections were noted in six other…Read More »

October 90 1990 Outbreak of Salmonella Anatum Linked to Consumption of Alfalfa Sprouts, Washington

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa Sprouts

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Anatum was linked to the consumption of alfalfa sprouts in multiple locations of Washington state.…Read More »

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