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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March 13 2013 Outbreak of Norovirus Associated with a Bakery, Olmsted County, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • Cake

In March 2013 Minnesota public health officials investigated an outbreak of norovirus among persons who had attended a wedding reception on March 9. The bride reported that 24 of 33 guests became ill after the reception which was held at a restaurant…Read More »

February 02 2002 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Bakery Items, Michigan

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Cheese Dairy, Cream

Cannolis and cassata cakes made by a Michigan bakery led to an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis. These products were held at room temperature in the bakery. They should have been refrigerated to prevent bacterial growth. The items contained chee…Read More »

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