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 13 2013 Cryptosporidiosis Associated with Calf Contact at a County Fair, Scott County, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Cryptosporidium
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal contact

In August 2013 the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) interviewed 4 cases of cryptosporidiosis who all reported attending the Scott County Fair on July 27. The fair took place between July 23 and July 27. All four cases sought medical care from the…Read More »

October 12 Outbreak of E. coli O157 Linked to Cleveland County (NC) Fair, 2012

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

In October 2012 North Carolina state health officials investigated an outbreak of E. coli O157 among persons who attended the Cleveland County Fair. The fair ran from Septebmer 26 to October 7. In total 106 people were reported ill; 25 were confirmed…Read More »

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