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 09 2009 Trichinosis Linked to Consumption of Grizzly Bear Meat, Canada

  • Organism:
  • Other
  • Vehicle:
  • Game, Bear

Five French travellers ate grizzly bear meat while visiting Northern Canada. They had been on a Northwest Passage sailing expedition in the Artic. Members of another Northwest Passage sailing expedition ate some of the same grizzly bear meat; two p…Read More »

March 85 1985 Outbreak of Trichinosis at a Birthday Party Linked to Consumption of Grizzly Bear Meat, Alaska

  • Organism:
  • Other
  • Vehicle:
  • Game, Bear

Bear meat had been frozen for approximately 3 weeks prior to a birthday party. The frozen meat was cut into bite-sized pieces and reportedly cooked in a soup with vegetables. The meat was blamed for an outbreak of trichinosis. No samples of the me…Read More »

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