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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February 17 2017 Outbreak of Campylobacteriosis Associated with Contaminated Municipal Water Supply, Nebraska

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Drinking water

In March 2017, the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (NDHHS) and the Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department investigated an outbreak of Campylobacter jenjuni infections. Overall, 39 cases were investigated, including 6 confirmed a…Read More »

August 16 2016 Outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni Associated with Raw Milk, Colorado

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Raw milk

In August 2016 local and public health officials in Colorado investigated an outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni infections among persons who consumed raw (unpasteurized) milk from the same herdshare dairy. Illness onset dates ranged from August 8, 2016…Read More »

February 15 2015 Outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni linked to Claravale Farm brand raw milk, California

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

In March 2015 California public health investigators learned of 6 northern California residents who were diagnosed with Campylobacter jejuni as a result of consuming raw milk produced by Claravale Farm. Investigators isolated Campylobacter in multip…Read More »

July 13 2013 Campylobacter jejuni Associated with a Restaurant, Minneapolis

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Egg

In August 2013 a routine surveillance interview of a Campylobacter jejuni case conducted by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) revealed that the case had eaten at a Minneapolis restaurant on July 18. The case reported that her two dining compan…Read More »

June 13 2013 Campylobacter jejuni linked to raw milk, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, milk, unpasteurized, raw

Minnesota state health and agriculture officials reported that an outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was detected in 6 individuals through routine disease surveillance. All six consumed raw dairy products from the Dennis Jaloszynkski dairy farm locate…Read More »

June 13 2013 Campylobacter jejuni Infections Associated with Racoon Contact at a Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal contact

In September 2013 Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) learned of two laboratory confirmed cases of Campylobacter jejuni though routine surveillance. Both reported working or volunteering at a wildlife rehabilitation center (WRC) located in Roseville…Read More »

April 13 Outbreak of Campylobacter Linked to Family Cow Raw Milk, April-May 2013

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, milk, unpasteurized, raw milk

On May 29, 2013 the Pennsylvania Departments of Agriculture and Health advised consumers to discard raw milk produced by The Family Cow in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania because of potential contamination. The Department of Health confirmed 6 cases of l…Read More »

July 12 2012 Outbreak of Campylobacter Associated with a Private Party, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

Eight people who attended a private party in Plymouth, Minnesota on July 14, 2012 became ill with Campylobacter jejuni infections. Two cases tested positive for Campylobacter jejuni subtype CMPC5 (Minnesota designation). A wide variety of homemade an…Read More »

May 12 2012 Campylobacter jejuni Infections Linked to Consumption of Raw Milk

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Raw milk

In May 2012 Minnesota and Wisconsin public health and agriculture officials investigated an outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni among members of a 5th grade class who visited a farm school located near Glenwood City, Wisconsin. During the trip which too…Read More »

April 12 2012 Multistate Outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni associated with undercooked chicken livers

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter jejuni
  • Vehicle:
  • chicken liver

In October 2012 the Vermont Department of Health investigated an outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni. A query of PulseNet led to the identification of one additional case each from New Hampshire and New York and another case in Vermont occurring in the …Read More »

January 12 The Family Cow Dairy Raw, Unpasteurized Milk 2012

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, unpasteurized, raw milk

On January 27, an investigation into an outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was first revealed by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. The outbreak was associated with the consumption of raw (unpasteurized) milk from The Family Cow dai…Read More »

January 12 2012 Outbreak of Campylobacter Linked to Commercially Available Raw Milk in California

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

From January through April 30, 2012 the California Department of Public Health reported that at least 33 people with campylobacter infection were identified in California. Ill patients reported consuming raw milk from two commercial dairies in Calif…Read More »

May 11 Matanuska-Suisitna Valley Cow Share Program Raw Milk 2011

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was linked to the consumption of raw milk obtained through a cow share program in southeast Alaska. In Alaska, regulations did not allow the sale of raw milk, however owning shares of a cow to obtain milk was permi…Read More »

May 10 Hartmann Dairy Farm a.k.a. Minnesota Organic Milk a.k.a. M.O.M.' s Raw Milk 2010

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7, Cryptosporidium, Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

In May, raw milk purchased from the Hartmann Dairy Farm was linked to an outbreak of eight cases of E. coli O157:H7. The specific strain of E. coli O157:H7 that was found in the case-patients was found in multiple animals and at multiple locations on…Read More »

March 10 2010 Campylobacter jejuni Linked to Raw Milk Produced by Forest Grove Dairy

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who consumed raw milk products obtained from the Family Farms Cooperative in Vandalia, Michigan. The Family Farms Cooperative operated a cow share program where members own part of a cow and …Read More »

August 09 Zinnicker Family Farm Raw, Unpasteurized, Milk 2009

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

Raw, unpasteurized, whole milk purchased from Zinniker Family Farm near Elkhorn, Wisconsin, was associated with an outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni. The farm sold raw milk through a cow-share program. Campylobacter isolated from at least 25 of the …Read More »

August 09 South Dakota Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 2009

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in South Dakota. Neither the vehicle of infection or the exposure location were named.…Read More »

August 09 California Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 3 2009

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in California. The vehicle and the the exposure location were not described.…Read More »

August 09 California Unknown Exposure Unknown Vehicle 2009

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in California. Neither the exposure location or the vehicle of infection were described.…Read More »

August 09 Virginia Private Home and Restaurant Unknown 2009

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in Virginia. The exposure locations were described as private home and restaurant. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

July 09 Georgia Workplace Potato Salad 2009

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Potato Salad

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was associated with eating potato salad at a workplace in Georgia.…Read More »

June 09 New York Other Location Unknown 2009

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in New York state. The vehicle of infection was unknown. The exposure location was described only as other.…Read More »

June 09 Massachusetts Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 2009

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in Massachusetts. Neither the vehicle of infection or the exposure location were described.…Read More »

June 09 Pennsylvania Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 2009

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in Pennsylvania. Neither the vehicle of infection or the exposure location were described.…Read More »

April 09 Kinikin Corner Dairy Unpasteurized, Raw Milk 2009

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

The Colorado Department of Public Health shut down the Kinikin Corner Dairy, LLC, after Western Slope residents became ill due to infections with Campylobacter jejuni bacteria. Over two hundred families participated in the dairy's cow-share operatio…Read More »

March 09 Illinois Private Home Unknown 2009

  • Organism:
  • Listeria monocytogenes, Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A dual outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni and Listeria monocytogenes occurred in private homes in Illinois. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

March 09 Utah Private Home Queso Fresco, Unpasteurized Cheese 2009

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Cheese, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was associated with eating queso fresco, unpasteurized cheese, at a private home in Utah.…Read More »

January 09 Pasture Maid Creamery, LLC, Raw, Whole, Milk 2009

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, milk, whole milk, unpasteurized, raw milk

An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was associated with drinking raw milk purchased from Pasture Maid Creamery, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania. The creamery sold raw milk directly to consumers who provided their own bottles. Public health personnel …Read More »

November 08 Wisconsin School Roast Beef 2008

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter, Clostridium perfringens
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, Roast Beef

A dual outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni and Clostridium perfringens occurred among people who had eaten roast beef at a school in Wisconsin.…Read More »

November 08 2008 Outbreak of Campylobacteriosis at a Private Home, Washington

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Turkey

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who had eaten turkey at a private home in Washington state.…Read More »

September 08 2008 Outbreak of Campylobacter Linked to Consumption of Hinerwadel's Grove Raw and Steamed Clams

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Shellfish, Clams, Raw, Steamed

An outbreak of Campylobacter occurred among diners eating at Hinerwadel's Grove in Clay, New York, between September 4 and September 16, 2008. Clams were confirmed as the vehicle of infection when the bacteria was isolated from the clams and from il…Read More »

August 08 Mat-Valley Farm Peas 2008

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Peas

Epidemiologists in Alaska opened an investigation when an increased number of reports of Campylobacter jejuni were received between August and September. The investigators conducted a case-control study and found that consumption of peas was strong…Read More »

August 08 Hendricks' Farm and Dairy Raw Milk 2008

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was linked to the consumption of raw milk produced and sold through Hendricks' Farm and Dairy in Pennsylvania. In Pennsylvania, consumers were allowed to purchase raw milk legally from licensed, inspected…Read More »

June 08 Pennsylvania Restaurant or Private Home Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

Two people developed illnesses caused by Campylobacter jejuni after eating at a restaurant or at a private home in Pennsylvania. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

June 08 2008 Outbreak of Campylobacteriosis at a Private Home, Colorado

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Lettuce

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who had eaten homegrown lettuce while at a private home in Colorado.…Read More »

May 08 2008 Outbreak of Campylobacter Linked to Alexandre Eco Farms Dairy Unpasteurized Milk

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A cluster of campylobacter cases occurred in Del Norte County, California. One of the hospitalized cases was diagnosed with acute motor axonal neuropathy, a form of Guillain-Barre Syndrome, a rare complication of campylobacter infection. Guillain-Bar…Read More »

May 08 Alabama Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 2008

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in the state of Alabama. The exposure location and the vehicle of infection were not described.…Read More »

May 08 North Carolina Private Home Chicken Barbeque 2008

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken, Barbeque

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who had eaten barbequed chicken at a private home in North Carolina.…Read More »

April 08 Tennessee Private Home Raw Milk and Water 2008

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk Water

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people in a private home. Raw, unpasteurized milk, or water, were named as the vehicles of infection.…Read More »

April 08 North Dakota Picnic Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who attended a picnic in North Dakota. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

April 08 Massachusetts Other Location Raw Milk 2008

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who drank raw milk in Massachusetts. The exposure location was described only as "other." No further details were available.…Read More »

April 08 Utah Private Home Raw Milk 2008

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who drank raw milk in a private home in Utah. The animal source of the milk was not described.…Read More »

December 07 2007 Outbreak of Campylobacter infections Linked to Pleasant Valley Dairy Unpasteurized, Raw Milk, Washington

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

In Washington state, four Whatcom County residents and one Skagit County resident tested positive for the same Campylobacter jejuni strain that was found in a routine sample of raw milk from Pleasant Valley Dairy. Subsequent to the outbreak, the dai…Read More »

December 07 Wisconsin Private Home 2 Beef 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella, Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef

A multi-pathogen outbreak was confirmed in the state of Wisconsin. Campylobacter jejuni, Campylobacter coli, and Salmonella Newport were the pathogens involved. The vehicle of infection was beef, and the outbreak exposure location was a private hom…Read More »

November 07 2007 Campylobacter Linked to Raw Milk

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

Unpasteurized milk purchased from a dairy in California was linked to an outbreak of Campylobacter. No Campylobacter was isolated from available milk samples. Campylobacter was isolated from cow feces collected at the dairy; this strain was a genet…Read More »

October 07 Kansas Pioneer Day Raw Fresh Cheese 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Cheese, Unpasteurized, Raw Cheese

Campylobacter jejuni was isolated from two ill persons from different families who were members of a closed community in rural Kansas. By October 29, seventeen additional members of the community had reported gastrointestinal illness. All persons rep…Read More »

October 07 Tennessee Other Location Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in the state of Tennessee. The location and the vehicle of infection were not described.…Read More »

September 07 Illinois Church Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was associated with a church in Illinois. The vehicle of infection was not named.…Read More »

September 07 Colorado Unknown Location Chili, Ground Beef, Cheeseburgers 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Chili Beef, Ground Beef, Cheeseburger

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was linked to eating chili, ground beef, or cheeseburgers in Colorado. The exposure location was not described.…Read More »

September 07 Michigan Restaurant Chicken 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred at a restaurant in Michigan. The vehicle was chicken; the preparation of the chicken was not described.…Read More »

September 07 Pennsylvania Other Location Raw Milk 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was reported the state of Pennsylvania. Raw Milk was named as the vehicle of infection. The location of exposure was described as other.…Read More »

August 07 Reno County, Kansas, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A Butler County, Kansas, health worker reported a case of Campylobacteriosis to the health department in early November. The investigation report cited raw milk as the likely vehicle of infection, and the investigating agencies were able to locate t…Read More »

August 07 Kansas Private Home and Church Smoked Turkey 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Turkey, Smoked Turkey

Smoked turkey that had been served at a private home, and at a church, in Kansas, was named as the vehicle of infection in an outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni.…Read More »

August 07 2007 Outbreak of Campylobacter Infections at a Fair, Temporary Mobile Service, California

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who ate from a temporary mobile service at a fair in California. The vehicle of infection was not named.…Read More »

July 07 New Hampshire Picnic and Private Home Potato Salad 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Produce Only Salad, Potato Salad

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who had eaten potato salad at a picnic or at a private home in New Hampshire.…Read More »

June 07 Mountain Biker Mud 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Mud

Contaminated mud ingested by mountain bikers in a race was the likely cause of an outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni in British Columbia. More than 200 of 785 participants became ill. Bears, horses, chickens, and dogs had all used the bike trails pri…Read More »

May 07 Washington State Restaurant Chicken 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who ate chicken at a restaurant in Washington state.…Read More »

April 07 Boys' Residential Facility Animal Contact 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact, Cattle

A cluster of gastrointestinal illnesses was noted among adolescent residents of a boys' residential treatment facility in Park County, Wyoming. Epidemiologic data suggested that contact with cattle at the facility was the most likely source of the ba…Read More »

April 07 South Carolina Private Home Unpasteurized Milk 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella, Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A dual outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni and Salmonella Give occurred among people who drank raw milk at a private home in South Carolina. The animal source of the milk was not described. There was no description about whether the milk had been purc…Read More »

March 07 2007 Outbreak of Campylobacteriosis Linked to Duck Liver, New York

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Duck, Liver

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among patrons of a New York state restaurant. The named vehicle was duck liver.…Read More »

January 07 Utah Unpasteurized Whole Cow's Milk, Unpasteurized Goat Milk, Unpasteurized Butter, Unpasteurized Goat Cheese, Chevre 2007

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Cow, Goat, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk Dairy, Cheese, Unpasteurized, Goat, Chevre, Raw Cheese

An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was associated with the consumption of unpasteurized dairy products in Utah. The exposure source of the milk was not described. In March, an outbreak investigation (Utah) into the Woolsey Dairy occurred when at l…Read More »

December 06 Wisconsin Banquet Facility Ham or Beef 2006

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork, Ham Beef

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was associated with eating at a banquet facility in Wisconsin. Ham and beef were named as the vehicles of infection.…Read More »

November 06 Wisconsin Private Home Baked Turkey 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella, Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Turkey, Baked Turkey

Campylobacter jejuni and Salmonella Enteriditis were to confirmed to have made two people ill after eating baked turkey in a private home in Wisconsin.…Read More »

November 06 Pennsylvania Unknown Location 10 Unknown Vehicle 2006

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in Pennsylvania. The vehicle of exposure and the exposure location were not described.…Read More »

October 06 North Carolina Restaurant Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who had eaten at a restaurant in North Carolina. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

September 06 Pennsylvania Unknown Location 9 Unknown Vehicle 2006

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in Pennsylvania. The vehicle of exposure and the exposure location were not described.…Read More »

September 06 Pennsylvania Unknown Location 11 Unknown Vehicle 2006

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in Pennsylvania. The vehicle of exposure and the exposure location were not described.…Read More »

July 06 2006 Outbreak of Campylobacteriosis on a Little League Baseball Team, Virginia

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Watermelon

An end of season picnic for a Virginia little league team resulted in Campylobacter jejuni infections for fifteen people. The local health department was notified of the outbreak. They conducted a cohort survey and determined that the watermelon wa…Read More »

July 06 Mixed Outbreak Bible Study Camp Well Water 2006

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus, Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Water, Recreational

A well water sample taken from a bible summer camp in northeast Albany County, Wyoming, was collected after health officials heard about an outbreak of gastronenteritis that occurred among campers. Laboratory studies identified Campylobacter jejuni …Read More »

July 06 Oregon Other Location Unknown Vehicle 2006

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in Oregon. The vehicle of infection was not described. The exposure location was described only as "other."…Read More »

June 06 Hawaii Private Home Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who had eaten in a private home in Hawaii. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

May 06 2006 Campylobacter jejuni at California State Prisons Linked to Consumption of Spoiled Milk

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Pasteurized

Spoiled milk was the likely vehicle that sickened inmates and employees at eleven state prisons between May 16 and 26. Over 1,600 inmates reported gastrointestinal symptoms prompting an investigation by the state health department. While, bacteria …Read More »

May 06 2006 Outbreak of Campylobacteriosis at a Restaurant, Washington

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who had eaten at an ethnic style restaurant in Washington state. The specific vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

May 06 Virginia Other Location Raw Milk 2006

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Raw, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was associated with drinking raw milk. The exposure location was described only as "other."…Read More »

March 06 Pennsylvania Unknown Location 3 Unknown Vehicle 2006

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in Pennsylvania. Neither the vehicle of infection or the exposure location were described.…Read More »

January 06 Illinois Private Home Unpasteurized Whole Milk 2006

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who had consumed an unpasteurized, raw, whole milk in a private home in Illinois.…Read More »

January 06 Colorado Unknown Location Raw Oysters 2006

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Shellfish, Oysters, Raw

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who had eaten raw oysters in Colorado. The exposure location was not described.…Read More »

July 05 Uinta Family Dairy Cow Milk 2005

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A confirmed case of Campylobacter jejuni was reported in a male child in Uinta County, Wyoming. Additional family members were ill. Illness was associated with drinking unpasteurized milk from the family's dairy cow.…Read More »

May 03 Washington State Private Home Other Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw 2003

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7, Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized

A dual outbreak of Campylobacter and E. coli O157:H7 was associated with consuming unpasteurized milk in a private home in Washington state. The milk was described as "other milk."…Read More »

January 03 Washington State Private Home Unpasteurized, Raw, Cheese 2003

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Cheese, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was associated with eating homemade, fresh, unpasteurized cheese in a private home in Washington state.…Read More »

March 02 Washington State Penitentiary Cross Contamination 2002

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Cross contamination

Five outbreak clusters of Campylobacter jejuni occurred between March, 2002, and March, 2003, at the Washington State Penitentiary, in Walla Walla, Washington. Staff and inmates were made ill. Over one-hundred persons tested positive with an identi…Read More »

January 02 2002 Outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni Infections at a High School Athletic Team Dinner, Utah

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among student athletes who attended a dinner. Raw (unpasteurized) milk was served at the event, and people were aware that the milk was raw. The milk was a gift to support the team. At the time, the sta…Read More »

December 01 Sawyer County Cow-Leasing Program Unpasteurized, Raw Milk 2001

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was associated with drinking raw, unpasteurized milk obtained from a dairy farm in Sawyer County, Wisconsin. The farm had a retail store in which milk and other food products were available. In addition, …Read More »

November 01 Wisconsin Farm Cow Share Unpasteurized, Raw Milk 2001

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A cluster of five cases of Campylobacter jejuni was reported to the Wisconsin Division of Public Health in early December. After an initial investigation, the case definition was expanded to include people living in Sawyer County and the surrounding…Read More »

July 00 Southern Finland Water Supply 2000

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Water, Municipal

A community wide outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in a rural town in southern Finland. The multivariate analysis indicated that drinking unboiled water from the municipal water supply was significantly associated with illness. Campylobacter…Read More »

August 99 1999 Outbreak of E. Coli O157:H7 and Campylobacter Infections at a County Fair, New York

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7, Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Water

In 1999 an outbreak of E. Coli O157:H7 and Campylobacter jejuni occurred among visitors of the Washington County, New York fair. One source of water at the fairgrounds was not chlorinated which led to an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 and Campylobacter …Read More »

September 98 Kansas Grandparents' Day School Luncheon 1998

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Food Worker Sauces, Dressings, Oil, Gravy Fruit, Pineapple

An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among persons who attended school luncheon in Kansas on September 14 or 15. The cohort study showed that the consumption of gravy or pineapple were significantly associated with illness. A food worker at…Read More »

February 97 Wales Hawaiian Theme Restaurant 1997

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Chicken, Stir-Fried Chicken

A Hawaiian theme restaurant in the country of Wales was the source of an outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni serotype HS50, phage type 49. The restaurant specialized in stir-fried dishes. Illness was associated with eating stir-fried chicken pieces. …Read More »

August 96 Oklahoma Restaurant Cross Contamination Lettuce with Raw Chicken 1996

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Cross contamination, Vegetable, leafy greens, lettuce

The Jackson County Health Department, Oklahoma, investigated a cluster of Campylobacter jejuni infections that began between August 16 and 20. Basic food history questions indicated all the case-patients had eaten at a local restaurant. No specific…Read More »

July 95 Summer Camp Tuna Salad

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Fish Based Salad, Tuna Salad

An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred at a summer camp in Wisconsin. No bacterial contamination was evident in camp water samples. Raw milk was not served at the camp. Epidemiologically the tuna salad that was served for lunch on July 19 was…Read More »

April 94 1994 Campylobacter Among Visitors to a Dairy, Cardiff England, Raw Milk

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A nursery school trip to a dairy farm led to an outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni gastroenteritis. Illness was associated with the consumption of raw (unpasteurized) milk while visiting the dairy. There was a significant dose response relationship b…Read More »

December 93 1993 Outbreak of Campylobacter and Salmonella Heidelberg at a Brooklyn, New York Nursing Home Linked to Consumption of Chopped Liver

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter, Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken, Chicken liver, Chopped, Chicken Liver Salad

A mixed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni and Salmonella Heidelberg occurred at a Brooklyn, New York, nursing home. Of the 93 symptomatic nursing home residents who submitted stool specimens for culture, the cultures were positive for S. heidelberg …Read More »

December 91 Otter Tail County Raw Milk 1991

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in Otter Tail county, Minnesota, among people who drank raw milk.…Read More »

October 85 Field Trip to San Joaquin County Dairy 1985

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized

Students, teachers, and some family members, made a field trip to a San Joaquin County, California, dairy farm. At the farm, some drank raw, unpasteurized, cow milk. The people who did not drink the milk remained well. Neither the cows nor milk w…Read More »

August 85 1985 Outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni Infections Linked to Cantaloupe, Wisconsin

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Melon, Cantaloupe

A confirmed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was associated with eating cantaloupe in Wisconsin. The exposure location was not available.…Read More »

December 85 Southern Ontario Well Water Contamination 1985

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Water

An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred in a farming community in southern Ontario. The outbreak occurred when spring run-off and heavy rains led to well water contamination. One conclusion of the investigation was that intensive surveillance …Read More »

June 84 1984 Campylobacter jejuni Linked to Consumption of Certified Raw Milk

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

Kindergarten children and adults visited a certified raw milk bottling plant in southern California where they were given ice cream, kefir, and milk. A few days later several of them became ill due to infections caused by Campylobacter jejuni.…Read More »

June 84 Vancouver Island, Canada, Raw Milk Dairy Raw Milk 1984

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A kindergarten class visited a raw milk dairy on Vancouver Island, Canada. Thirteen drank raw milk. Nine of these persons developed gastroenteritis approximately four days later. Three case-patients were found to have Campylobacter jejuni in their…Read More »

December 84 Kindergarten Class Visit to Dairy 1984

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

In British Columbia, a kindergarten class visited a raw milk dairy. An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni was associated with drinking raw milk at the dairy.…Read More »

December 84 British Columbia University Cafeteria Salad 1984

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetables, Salad

An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among people who ate at a university cafeteria. The implicated vehicle was salad. The salad was possibly contaminated during poor food preparation and storage practices.…Read More »

July 83 Goat Raw Milk 1983

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Milk, Unpasteurized, Goat, Raw Milk, Dairy

Unpasteurized, raw, goat milk was associated with an outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni in King County, Washington. The milk was produced by a single dairy. Four ill persons had drunk the milk. The other two illnesses were a dairy worker and her inf…Read More »

May 83 1983 Campylobacter jejuni Linked to Raw Milk During a Dairy Farm Visit, Pennsylvania

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among first grade students who drank raw milk while visiting a farm in central Pennsylvania. Illness risk was associated with the quantity of milk that was consumed during the visit.…Read More »

December 83 Georgia University Chicken Meals and Cats 1983

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken, Animal Contact, Cats

An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni occurred among college students at a Georgia university beginning in the fall quarter of 1983. Three risk factors for illness were identified: eating fully cooked chicken; eating undercooked chicken; contact with…Read More »

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