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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August 11 2011 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Bovismorbificans Linked to Contaminated Tahini Paste

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella Bovismorbificans
  • Vehicle:
  • Hummus

Twenty three people in 7 states and the District of Columbia were diagnosed with Salmonella Bovismorbificans between August 19 and November 21, 2011. Median age was 27 (age range 20-87). Among the 22 patients with exposure information, 20 (91%) repor…Read More »

April 04 2004 Outbreak of Salmonella Bovismorbifans Linked to Sprouters Northwest, Inc. and Sunshine Sprouts Alfalfa Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa Sprouts

Alfalfa sprouts that were sold to various institutional settings in Washington and Oregon were linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Bovismorbificans. Twelve cases were linked to alfalfa sprouts sold by Sprouters Northwest, Inc., and one case was link…Read More »

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