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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November 16 2016 Outbreak of Clostridium perfringens, Golden Ponds Restaurant, NY

  • Organism:
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Vehicle:
  • Gravy

A November 2016 Thanksgiving dinner served at Golden Ponds Restaurant and Party House located in Rochester, New York was the source of a large outbreak of Clostridium perfringens. As many as 304 of the 800 people who were served meals became ill. Ei…Read More »

November 09 2009 Cub Scout Potluck Gravy

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Gravy

Through laboratory surveillance, the Minnesota Department of Health discovered three isolates of Salmonella IV 6,7:z4,z24:-, an unusual strain of Salmonella that is associated with reptiles. These isolates were from three people who had attended the …Read More »

January 07 2007 Outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg Linked to Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Florida

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetables, Mashed Potatoes Gravy

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg occurred in the state of Florida. Mashed potatoes and gravy were named as the vehicles of infection. The type of gravy was not described. The exposure location was not described.…Read More »

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