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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August 12 Salmonella Outbreak at Abilene (Texas) Country Club, August 2012

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • unknown

The Abilene-Taylor County Public Health District reported an outbreak of Salmonella Group D at the Abilene Country Club in August 2012. As many as 35 persons were ill with salmonellosis. The club scored a 63 out of 100 on their July health inspecti…Read More »

April 10 2010 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis at Bullock's Barbecue Restaurant/ Wright County Egg Pasteurized Egg White Food Products

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Egg White Food Product, Pasteurized, Meringue

In late April, an outbreak of diarrhea and vomiting occurred among persons who ate food prepared at Bullock's Barbecue, in Durham, North Carolina. Salmonella Enteritidis was found to be the cause of the outbreak. Statistical analysis of food histor…Read More »

July 02 2002 "Papa Rellena" Stuffed Potatoes, Florida

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Stuffed Potato

Papas rellenas served at a Miami, Florida, restaurant, on July 5, led to an outbreak of Salmonella Group D. The ill had eaten the potatoes and no other food items. The potatoes could not be confirmed as the vehicle as there were no available controls…Read More »

March 98 Schneiders' Lunchmates Made with Parmalat Canada Cheese 1998

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Tacos, Pizza, Dairy, Cheese

In 1998, 805 Canadians, primarily children between 6- and 10-years-old, were sickened with Salmonella Enteritidis linked to Schneider's Lunchmates. The outbreak strain of Salmonella Enteritidis was isolated from the cheese portion of pizza and taco p…Read More »

August 89 Carbon County Office Party 1989

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Egg Dishes, Custard Pies

An outbreak of Salmonella Group D occurred among office workers who attended an office party on August 24. Illness was associated with eating custard pies. The pies had been prepared by a commercial bakery on August 23 and held without refrigeratio…Read More »

December 87 New York Riker's Island Correctional Institution for Women Unknown 1987

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Food Worker

An outbreak of Salmonellosis at Riker's Island Correctional Institution for Women occurred over a two month time period. Two Salmonella strains (serogroups B and D) were involved. No particular food was ever implicated. The investigation was hampere…Read More »

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