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 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 »

May 16 2016 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Anatum Linked to Imported Hot Peppers

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • peppers

In June 2016, public health officials investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Anatum infections involving 32 patients residing in 9 states. Illness onset dates ranged from May 6-July 9, 2016. Eight people were hospitalized. There were no deaths. The o…Read More »

August 13 2013 Outbreak of Salmonella at an Ecuadorian Festival, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork

More than 119 people were sickened with Salmonella at a street festival held in Minneapolis on August 11, 2013. Eleven people were hospitalized. Several serotype were identified. These included Salmonella Typhimurium, Salmonella Uganda, Salmonella se…Read More »

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