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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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 »

January 08 Malt-O-Meal Puffed Cereals 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Grain, Ready-to-eat, cereal, puffed rice, puffed wheat

On April 5 the Malt-O-Meal Company had issued a recall of its puffed wheat and rice cereals because routine food testing had detected Salmonella contamination. Two days later, PulseNet, the molecular subtyping network for foodborne disease surveilla…Read More »

May 04 2004 Outbreak of Salmonella Agona at a Minnesota Graduation Party

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Turkey

On June 9, a state epidemiologists found, via laboratory surveillance, three cases of Salmonella Agona. The cases had attended a graduation party in Marshall, Minnesota, that had been held at a private home. The hosting family was contacted as part…Read More »

April 98 Malt-O-Meal Millville Toasted Oats Cereal 1998

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Grain, Cereal

In April and May of 1998, public health officials in eleven states received an unusually high number of reports of illness attributed to Salmonella Agona. The number of illnesses represented an eightfold increase over the median number of Salmonella…Read More »

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