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 16 2016-2018 Multistate Outbreak of Campylobacter Infections Linked to Puppies Sold at Petland Stores

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal contact

The Ohio Department of Health, several other states, the CDC and the USDA investigated an outbreak of Campylobacter infections linked to puppies sold through Petland, a national pet store chain. The outbreak included 118 people with laboratory-confir…Read More »

January 15 2015-2017 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg Linked to Contact with Dairy Bull Calves

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • animal exposure

In August 2017 the CDC announced an outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg linked to contact with dairy bull calves. A total of 56 people infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Heidelberg were reported from 15 states. Illness onset dates ranged …Read More »

November 13 2013 Salmonella Heidelberg Linked to Tyson Brand Chicken, Tennessee

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • poultry, chicken

Tennessee health officials worked with their federal partners at the CDC and the USDA-FSIS to investigate and outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg at a Tennessee correctional facility. Results from Tennessee's investigation indicated that mechanically s…Read More »

January 02 2002 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Newport Linked to Emmpak/Cargill Ground Beef

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, Ground beef

In early 2002, isolates of Salmonella Newport in New York state were found to be resistant to more than nine antibiotics and had a decreased susceptibility to the antibiotic, ceftriaxone. Since 1996, an increasing number of Salmonella Newport isolat…Read More »

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