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 18 2018 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Gravel Ridge Farms

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • eggs

Forty four people were infected with an indistinguishable strain of Salmonella Enteritidis associated with consuming eggs from Gravel Ridge Farms. Illnesses were reported from 11 states. Illness onsets ranged from May 17, 2018 to August 26, 2018. Twe…Read More »

June 15 2015 Staphylococcus aureus at a day care, Montgomery, Alabama

  • Organism:
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

As many as 86 children who attend Sunnyside Child Care Center in Montgomery were hospitalized after becoming ill with vomiting, diarrhea, nausea, cramps, and other symptoms. Illness occurred on Tuesday, June 23, 2015. Children began to become ill at …Read More »

October 13 2013 Salmonella Senftenberg Outbreak at Church Fundraiser, Alabama

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Grains, beans

In October 2013 public health officials in Alabama investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Senftenberg among persons who ate food at a community fundraiser in Athens, Alabama. The event called "Bean Day" is an annual event organized and hosted by the …Read More »

July 13 Salmonella Heidelberg Following a Funeral, Alabama - July 2013

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

The Alabama Department of Public Health announced an outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg that affected at least 80 of 100 or more people who ate a meal on July 6, 2013 after a funeral at Eastern Star Baptist Church in York, Alabama. Ill persons were re…Read More »

September 12 Salmonella in Auburn, Alabama Daycare, 2012

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

Health officials in Lee County, Alabama investigated an outbreak of salmonellosis in children who attended Milestones Learning Center in Auburn. At least 4 children who attended the daycare between September 24 and October 13 were ill. The infectio…Read More »

June 11 2011 Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 at a Splash Park, Opelika, Alabama

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Water, Recreational Water

In June 2011 nineteen people became ill with E. coli O157:H7 after swimming at the Opelika Sportsplex and Aquatics Center Splash Park in Alabama. Exposure dates ranged from June 4 to June 22. Five children tested positive for E. coli O157:H7. Three …Read More »

June 07 2007 Salmonella Enteritidis at an Alabama Restaurant

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis occurred at a restaurant in Alabama. The vehicle of infection was not named.…Read More »

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