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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April 12 Multistate Outbreak of E. coli O145, April-June 2012

  • Organism:
  • Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle:
  • unknown

In June 2012 the CDC announced an investigation by public health officials of an outbreak of E. coli O145. A total 18 persons infected with the outbreak strain were identified. Case-patients resided in 9 states: Alabama (2), California (1), Florida…Read More »

November 10 Zillman Meat Market Ready-to-Eat, Custom, Smoked Meat Products Made From Game 2010

  • Organism:
  • Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle:
  • Game, Smoked Meat

An outbreak of E. coli O145 was linked to the consumption of ready-to-eat, custom, smoked meat products that were made from game. These products were produced and sold by the Zillman Meat Market in Wausau, Wisconsin between September 30 and December…Read More »

November 10 2010 Outbreak of E. coli O103 E. coli O145:NM Linked to Consumptin of Venison, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle:
  • Game, Venison

An outbreak of non-O157 Shiga toxin–producing Escherichia coli occurred among students at a high school in Minnesota, in November 2010. The students had handled and consumed venison from a wild white-tailed deer in a high school class. Consuming u…Read More »

April 10 2010 Multistate Outbreak of E. Coli O145 Linked to Freshway Foods Romaine Lettuce

  • Organism:
  • Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Leafy Greens, Romaine, Lettuce

Cases of a genetically-identical strain of E. coli O145 were identified in the states of Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, and New York. Illness onsets occurred between April 10 and 26. Several of the cases were students at Ohio State Univer…Read More »

October 07 2007 Non-O157 STEC Linked to Consumption of Belgian Pasteurized Ice Cream

  • Organism:
  • Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Ice Cream, Pasteurized

People who had eaten ice cream produced and sold at a farm in Antwerp developed Verotoxin-producing E.coli (VTEC). The pasteurized ice cream was served at two birthday parties and at the farm. Two strains of E.coli were involved in this outbreak E.…Read More »

May 05 2005 Outbreak of Gastroenteritis at Camp Yamhill, Oregon

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7, Campylobacter, Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle:
  • Water, Drinking Water

An outbreak of gastroenteritis occurred at a camp in Oregon. The outbreak was caused by multiple pathogens such as E. coli O157:H7, Campylobacter, and E. coli O145. The water system may have been overwhelmed surface water runoff caused by heavy rai…Read More »

December 99 Minnesota Day Care Person-to-Person 1999

  • Organism:
  • Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle:
  • Person-to-Person

Two children at a Minnesota day care program became ill due to E. coli O145. The infection was spread from person-to-person.…Read More »

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