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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December 17 2018 Oubreak of Giardia Linked to Consumption of Raw Oysters, Washington

  • Organism:
  • Giardia
  • Vehicle:
  • Raw Oysters

In December 2017 seven people in Washington state were diagnosed with giardia after consuming raw oysters. Exposure dates ranged from December 1 to December 13. No one was hospitalized and no one died.…Read More »

June 15 2015 Outbreak of Giardiasis Associated with Asymptomatic Food Handlers, New York

  • Organism:
  • Giardia
  • Vehicle:
  • ill food handler

During June to September 2015 an outbreak of 20 giardiasis cases occurred and were epidemiologically linked to a local grocery store chain on Long Island, New York. A public health investigation revealed that three asymptomatic food handlers were inf…Read More »

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