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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July 18 2018 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Gravel Ridge Farms

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • eggs

Fourteen people were infected with an indistinguishable strain of Salmonella Enteritidis associated with consuming eggs from Gravel Ridge Farms. Illnesses were reported from Tennessee and Alabama. Illness onsets ranged from July 10, 2018 to August 7,…Read More »

April 18 2018 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis, Newton County, Georgia

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

Local and state public health officials in Georgia reported an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis in Newton County, Georgia. As of May 18, 2018 four people had been hospitalized and as many as 70 people had been sickened. Most of the cases were linke…Read More »

December 14 2014 Outbreak of Salmonella Thompson At a High School Banquet, Fulton County, Georgia

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Chicken

In December 2014 Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Thompson that occurred among students, parents, staff and other guests who attended an end-of-the-year high school sports team banquet. Consumptio…Read More »

July 11 2011 Outbreak of Cyclosporiasis at the Georgia Aquarium, Georgia

  • Organism:
  • Cyclospora
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

In July 2011 Georgia public health officials investigated an outbreak of Cyclospora cayetanensis infections. Ninety nine people became ill after eating at three separate, catered events held at the Georgia Aquarium in late July. Three people were hos…Read More »

December 08 2008 Salmonella enteritidis at a Georgia Church

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis occurred among people who had eaten at a church in Georgia. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

September 08 2006 Outbreak of Bacillus subtilis Linked to Pancakes, Georgia

  • Organism:
  • Other
  • Vehicle:
  • Grains, Pancakes

A confirmed outbreak of Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus, species unspecified, occurred among people who had eaten pancakes at a school in Georgia.…Read More »

December 07 2007 Salmonella enteritidis at a Georgia Restaurant/Office Setting

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Turkey, Roast Turkey Grains, Bread, Stuffing

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Enteriditis occurred among people who ate roast turkey and stuffing at a restaurant or in an office setting in Georgia.…Read More »

May 07 2007 Outbreak of Norovirus at a Private Home, Georgia

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Strawberries

A confirmed outbreak of Norovirus occurred at a private home in Georgia. Strawberries were named as the vehicle of infection.…Read More »

May 06 2006 Outbreak of Norovirus, Vehicle Unknown, Georgia

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Norovirus occurred at a school in Georgia. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

May 06 2006 Outbreak of Norovirus at a School, Georgia

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Norovirus occurred at a school in Georgia. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

January 06 2006 Outbreak of Norovirus at a Restaurant or School, Georgia

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Norovirus occurred among people who had eaten at a restaurant or at a school in Georgia. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

April 90 1990 Multistate Outbreak of Hepatitis A Linked Frozen Strawberries

  • Organism:
  • Hepatitis
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Strawberries

Frozen strawberries that had been processed at a single plant were linked to outbreaks of hepatitis A. In Geogia, illnesses occurred among students and teachers of an elementary school. Three months, later, in Montana, an outbreak involving the str…Read More »

May 85 1985 Salmonella Enteritidis at an Elementary School Linked to Turkey Salad, Georgia

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Turkey Salad

An outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis occurred among students and staff of an elementary school. Risk of illness was associated with eating turkey salad during the school lunch on May 10. Culture of leftover, refrigerated turkey salad, yielded Salm…Read More »

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