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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March 16 2016 Outbreak of E. coli O157 associated with Oak Leaf Farm, Lebanon, Connecticut

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

In March 2016 the Connecticut Department of Public Health investigated an outbreak of E. coli O157 infections among persons who visited Oak Leaf Farm, a goat farm located in Lebanon, Connecticut. A total of 50 confirmed cases of E. coli were identifi…Read More »

August 14 2014 Cryptosporidiosis Linked to Raw Goat Milk, Idaho

  • Organism:
  • Cryptosporidium
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Goat, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

In August 2014 Idaho public health investigators learned of two cases of cryptosporidiosis in siblings aged less than 3 years. Idaho's Southwest District Health (SWDH) investigated and found that both children had consumed raw goat milk produced at a…Read More »

July 13 2013 Outbreak of Salmonella Livingstone Infections Associated with Goat Meat, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Goat

In July 2013 the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) identified a cluster of three Salmonella Livingstone cases, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis pattern LIV4 (Minnesota designation). One of the cases reported purchasing, slaughtering and processing…Read More »

May 08 Herb Depot and Autumn Olive Farm Unpasteurized (Raw) Goat Milk 2008

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Goat, Raw Milk

A child developed hemolytic uremic syndrome after consuming raw goat's milk that had been purchased at a local store, the Herb Depot. Another child was identified to have E.coli O157:H7; this child's family reported consuming milk that had been purc…Read More »

August 01 2001 E. coli O157:H7 Linked to Consumption of Unpasteurizd Goat Milk, Nanaimo, British Columbia

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Goat, Raw Milk

Nubian goats owned by 18 families who ran a co-operative farm in Nanaimo, British Columbia, produced milk that was contaminated with E.coli O157:H7. The outbreak first affected the children of a family new to the co-operative. Later the children of…Read More »

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