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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September 09 2009 Outbreak of Botulism Linked to Vacuum-Packed Hot-Smoked Whitefish, France

  • Organism:
  • Botulism
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Finfish, Whitefish

Three members of the same French family developed botulism after eating a vacuum-packed whitefish. The fish had been purchased by the family, on August 22, during a recent visit to Finland and was consumed several weeks after purchase. No leftover …Read More »

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