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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January 98 1998 Multitate Outbreak of Listeriosis Linked to Bil Mar Foods Ready-to-eat Meats

  • Organism:
  • Listeria monocytogenes
  • Vehicle:
  • Luncheon Meat and Sausage, Hot dog, Frankfurters, Deli Meats

Molecular subtyping helped to identify Listeria monocytogenes cases linked to a nationwide outbreak. Cases were eventually identified in 24 states. An initial case-control study implicated meat frankfurters, or hot dogs, as the likely source. A fo…Read More »

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