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 18 2018 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Linked to Chicken Salad Sold at Fareway Grocery Stores

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • chicken salad

On February 22, 2018 the CDC announced an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium linked to consumption of chicken salad sold at Fareway grocery stores. Using PFGE and WGS to identify illnesses that were part of the outbreak, the CDC reported that as of A…Read More »

August 12 2012 Multiple-serotype Salmonella Outbreaks in Two State Prisons - Arkansas

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry based salad, chicken salad, Eggs

More than 528 inmates and staff at two Arkansas state prisons in August 2012. One of the prisons was identified as the Arkansas Department of Correction's Tucker Unit. Approximately 351 inmates and staff were ill at the Tucker Unit. Results from an…Read More »

May 10 Central Lousiana State Psychiatric Hospital Chicken Salad 2010

  • Organism:
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry-based salad, chicken salad

Chicken salad was implicated in an outbreak of Clostridium perfringens among psychiatric patients and staff at the Central Louisiana State Hospital, in Pineville. Those who had eaten the chicken salad were 23 times more likely to show symptoms. The o…Read More »

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