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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May 18 2018 Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Linked to Consumption of French Broad Farm Raw Milk, Tennessee

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Raw Milk

In June local and state public health officials in Tennessee investigated an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 linked to consumption of raw or unpasteurized milk among members of a French Broad Farm share program. Ten confirmed cases and 7 probable cases w…Read More »

July 15 2015 Cryptosporidiosis Linked to Raw Milk, Tennessee

  • Organism:
  • Cryptosporidium
  • Vehicle:
  • Raw Milk

The Tennessee Department of Health investigated an outbreak of cryptosporidiosis linked to consumption of raw milk from a dairy cow share program. Illnesses occurred in July.…Read More »

May 13 May 2013 Outbreak of Campylobacter - Kasilof Dairy Produced Raw Milk

  • Organism:
  • Camylobacter jejuni
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasterized, Raw

In May 2013 the Alaska Department of Health reported that two patients had been diagnosed with Campylobacter jejuni (C. jejuni). The two unrelated patients shared an indistinguishable PFGE pattern. Both patients indicated that their diarrheal illnes…Read More »

January 13 2013 Campylobacter Outbreak Associated with Consumption of Raw Milk, Alaska

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

In February 2013 the Alaska Division of Public Health announced an outbreak of Campylobacter coli (C. coli) linked to consumption of raw (unpasteurized) milk distributed by Kasilof Dairy, a Kenai-based cow-share program. In total 31 cases were identi…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 »

December 05 2005 E. coli O157:H7 Among Customers of the Dee Creek Farm Cow Share Program, Washington

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

Unpasteurized milk from a farm in Cowlitz County, Washington, was consumed by persons who had participated in a cow-share program and was the source of an E. coli O157:H7 outbreak. Persons purchased interests in, or shares of, dairy cows in return f…Read More »

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