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 16 2016 Outbreak of Shiga Toxin E. coli at the Logan County Fair, Colorado

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7, Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact

In August 2016 there was an outbreak of Shiga toxin E. coli O157:H7 and Shiga toxin E. coli O26 at the Logan County Fair in Sterling, Colorado. Five outbreak cases were identified including 4 who were culture confirmed. All cases spent multiple days …Read More »

July 15 2015 Outbreak of E. coli O157 cluster, Red River Valley Fair-North Dakota

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal contact

In July 2015 the North Dakota Department of Health investigated an outbreak of E. coli O157 in persons who attended the Red River Valley Fair held in West Fargo, North Dakota. The fair was held from July 7 through July 12. Five cases were identified.…Read More »

October 13 2013 E. Coli O157:H7 Infections at a Fall Harvest Festival, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact

In October 2013 routine surveillance of reported E. Coli O157 cases triggered an investigation of an outbreak that occurred at a petting zoo at a fall harvest festival in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. The two case patients had attended the festival on O…Read More »

June 06 2006 Outbreak of Norovirus at a Fair, Washington

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • Meat

A confirmed outbreak of Norovirus was associated with eating meat at a fair in Washington state. The type of meat was not described.…Read More »

June 05 2005 Outbreak of Salmonella Braenderup at a Fair, Illinois

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

Two people attended a local fair and contracted Salmonella Braenderup. An investigation by the health department noted both attended the same local fair, but the case-patients reported eating at different booths. This was classified as an outbreak …Read More »

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