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 »

Search Results

November 13 2013 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Stanley Infections Linked to Raw Cashew Cheese

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Cashew cheese

A total of 17 persons infected with Salmonella serotype Stanley were reported from three states (California, Nevada, and Wyoming). Illnesses were linked to consumption of raw cashew cheese produced by The Cultured Kitchen of West Sacramento, Californ…Read More »

August 12 2012 Multiple-serotype Salmonella Outbreaks in Two State Prisons - Arkansas

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry based salad, chicken salad, Eggs

More than 528 inmates and staff at two Arkansas state prisons in August 2012. One of the prisons was identified as the Arkansas Department of Correction's Tucker Unit. Approximately 351 inmates and staff were ill at the Tucker Unit. Results from an…Read More »

January 12 2012 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Bareilly Linked to Consumption of Moon Marine USA Corporation Raw Yellowfin Tuna

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Finfish, Yellowfin Tuna

In April 2012 the CDC and FDA announced a multi-state outbreak of salmonellosis linked to consumption of frozen raw yellowfin tuna product known as Nakaochi Scrape distributed by Moon Marine USA Corporation. Scrape is tuna backmeat that is scraped fr…Read More »

April 10 Wedding Reception Chicken and Pork 2010

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken, Pork, Baked Beans

An outbreak of Salmonella Anatum occurred among persons who attended a wedding reception in Sumter County, Florida. The same strain of Salmonella Anatum was isolated from samples of chicken and pork that were served at the event. The chicken and po…Read More »

October 08 Tennessee Picnic or Private Home Barbequed Meat, Unspecified Type 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Meat, Barbeque, BBQ

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Anatum occurred among people who had eaten barbequed meat in Tennessee. The type of meat(s) was not described. The exposure locations were described as picnic or private home.…Read More »

October 08 Colorado Nursing Home Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Anatum occurred at a nursing home in Colorado. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

September 08 Texas Restaurant 2 Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Uganda occurred among people who had eaten at a restaurant in Texas. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

May 07 Virginia Restaurant and Private Home Crispy Pork 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork, Crispy Pork

A confirmed, multi-strain, outbreak of Salmonella was linked to eating crispy pork at a restaurant and at a private home in Virginia. The Salmonella strains were Salmonella London and Salmonella Typhimurium.…Read More »

April 07 South Carolina Private Home Unpasteurized Milk 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella, Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A dual outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni and Salmonella Give occurred among people who drank raw milk at a private home in South Carolina. The animal source of the milk was not described. There was no description about whether the milk had been purc…Read More »

March 07 2007 Outbreak of Salmonella Muenster at a Restaurant, Wyoming

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Muenster occurred among diners at a restaurant in Wyoming. No vehicle of infection was named.…Read More »

December 06 Massachusetts Restaurant 4 Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Uganda was associated with eating at a restaurant in Massachusetts. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

November 06 2006 Hawaii Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Weltevreden occurred in Hawaii. The vehicle of infection and the exposure location were not described.…Read More »

August 06 2006 Outbreak of Salmonella Muenster Linked to Barbeque, Pennsylvania

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork, Pork Barbeque

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Muenster was associated with eating pork barbeque at a workplace in Pennsylvania.…Read More »

July 06 Tennessee Workplace or Picnic or Private Home Barbequed Pork 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork, Barbeque, BBQ

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Anatum occurred in Tennessee. The exposure locations were workplace, picnic, or private home. The vehicle of infection was barbequed pork.…Read More »

June 06 2006 Outbreak of Salmonella Muenster Linked to Barbeque Pork, Pennsylvania

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork, Barbeque, BBQ

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Muenster occurred among people who had eaten barbequed pork from a temporary mobile service while attending a fair in Pennsylvania.…Read More »

March 06 Kane County Hispanic Grocery Stores Unpasteurized, Cotija Cheese 2006-2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Cheese, Unpasteurized, cotija

Two strains of Salmonella, Salmonella Meleagridis and a multidrug-resistant of Salmonella Newport were associated with an outbreak involving unpasteurized, cotija-style cheese. The outbreak occurred among the Hispanic community of Kane County, Illin…Read More »

September 04 Roast Beef Dinner 2004

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, Roast Beef

In Wayayanda, New York, an outbreak of Salmonella Anatum was associated with eating roast beef at an annual community roast beef dinner held by the Silver Lake Fire Department. The food service volunteers had not been trained in food safety. Temper…Read More »

July 04 Sheetz Convenience Store Tomatoes 2004

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Tomatoes Sandwiches, Other, with tomatoes Produce-based Salads, with tomatoes

Patrons of Sheetz convenience stores developed illness in early July due to Salmonella. Sheetz is a mid-Atlantic chain of gas stations with deli take-out sections. Sheetz stores are located in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and east…Read More »

July 04 Delicatessen Chain Roma Tomatoes 2004

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Tomatoes, Roma

A multiserotype, Salmonella outbreak occurred among people who ate at outlets of a delicatessen chain. Laboratory studies of stool samples from case-patients yielded Salmonella serotypes Javiana (383), Typhimurium (27), Anatum (five), Thompson (four…Read More »

July 01 Roast Pork and Carnitas 2001

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork, Roast Pork Pork, Carnitas

In mid July 18, the New York City Health Department received a report of Salmonella Uganda in a person who attended a wedding reception on July 14. Another wedding attendee was subsequently found to be infected with this rare strain of Salmonella. …Read More »

August 99 1999 Outbreak of Salmonella Associated Alfalfa Sprouts, Canada

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa Sprouts

Alfalfa sprouts were identified as the cause of an outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi. A total of 51 cases were reported with 43 in Alberta, six in British Columbia, and two in Saskatchewan. Six opened packages of alfalfa sprouts were taken from case…Read More »

February 97 1997 Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Consumption First Harvest Alfalfa Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa

An outbreak of Salmonella serotypes Infantis and Anatum, which occurred from February through June, 1997, in Kansas and Missouri, was associated with eating contaminated alfalfa sprouts produced by a local sprouter, First Harvest. On the basis of ep…Read More »

October 90 1990 Outbreak of Salmonella Anatum Linked to Consumption of Alfalfa Sprouts, Washington

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa Sprouts

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Anatum was linked to the consumption of alfalfa sprouts in multiple locations of Washington state.…Read More »

Other Databases

Contact Us

Questions and comments welcome. Please fill out the form below and we will respond to your inquiry.

 *
 *
 *
 *

* Required Fields