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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June 16 2016 Outbreak of E. Coli O157 Among Customers of Carbon Live Fire Mexican Grill, Chicago

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157
  • Vehicle:
  • cilantro

In June 2016 Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH), other area local health departments and the Illinois Department of Public Health investigated an outbreak of E. coli O157 occurring among customers of Carbon Live Fire Mexican Grill in Chicago.…Read More »

May 15 2015 Multistate Outbreak of Cyclospora

  • Organism:
  • Cyclospora
  • Vehicle:
  • Cilantro

In July 2015 the CDC announced an outbreak of cyclosporiasis linked to consumption of cilantro. As of August 21, 2015 495 ill persons were confirmed in 30 states. Most of these persons experienced illness onset on or after May 1, 2015 and did not hav…Read More »

June 14 2014 Multistate Outbreak of Cyclosporiasis Linked to Consumption of Cilantro

  • Organism:
  • Cyclospora
  • Vehicle:
  • Cilantro

As of August 26, 2014 the CDC had been notified of 304 ill persons with confirmed Cyclospora infection in 2014; of these 207 ill persons had no history of international travel within 2 weeks before onset of illness. Most (133, 64%) of the cases were…Read More »

June 13 2013 Multistate Outbreak of Cyclospora cayetanensis

  • Organism:
  • Cyclospora
  • Vehicle:
  • Salad mix; cilantro

During June-August 2013, CDC, state and local public health officials, and the FDA investigated an unusually large number of reports of cyclosporiasis. A total of 631 persons were reported from 25 states and New York City. Investigators concluded tha…Read More »

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