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 15 2015 Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Boise Co-Op

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

In June 2015 Idaho public health officials investigated an outbreak of Salmonella. As of June 17, the Central District Health Department (CDHD) in Boise said 200 individuals had tested positive for Salmonella and that more tests were pending. All il…Read More »

May 14 2014 Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium at Jewel Osco Deli

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Deli food

In June 2014 Cook County Department of Public Health investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium among consumers of deli products or chicken sold at Jewel Osco in Tinley Park, Illinois. Nineteen case patients (14 confirmed and 5 probable) were…Read More »

June 01 2001 Listeriosis Linked to Sliced Deli Turkey, California

  • Organism:
  • Listeria monocytogenes
  • Vehicle:
  • Luncheon Meat, Turkey, Sliced

An outbreak of Listeriosis occurred among people who attended a birthday party in California. Illness was associated with eating precooked, sliced turkey. Stool samples from case patients and turkey samples yielded the same strain of Listeria monoc…Read More »

May 00 2000 Multistate Outbreak of Listeriosis Linked to Cargill Deli Turkey

  • Organism:
  • Listeria monocytogenes
  • Vehicle:
  • Luncheon meat and Sausage, Turkey

A case-control study implicated sliced, processed, turkey deli meat in a multistate (11 state) outbreak. A traceback investigation identified a single processing plant in Texas as the likely source of the outbreak. The company recalled 16 million p…Read More »

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