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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July 12 2012 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Worthington Linked to Mangoes

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, mangoes

In August 2012 the CDC began collaborating with public health officials in several states and the FDA to investigate a multistate outbreak of 16 Salmonella serotype Worthington infections reported by three states: California (12 patients), New Mexic…Read More »

June 11 2011 Outbreak of Salmonella Agbeni at a Wedding, British Columbia, Canada

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • unknown

In June 2011 an outbreak of Salmonella Agbeni affecting 8 persons was identified in British Columbia, Canada. Seven of the 8 persons attended the same wedding on May 14, 2011. Ill wedding guests were interviewed using a menu-specific questionnaire. …Read More »

April 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella Cubana Linked to Living Foods, Limited, and Sunsprout Natural Foods, Onion and Alfalfa Sprouts, Canada

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

Onion and alfalfa sprouts manufactured by Living Foods, Limited, Alberta, Canada, and Sunsprout Natural Foods, Brantford, Ontario, Canada, were suspected as the cause of an outbreak of Salmonella Cubana, a rare strain of Salmonella. The sprouts may …Read More »

May 98 1998 Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Alfalfa Sprouta

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

A multi-strain outbreak of Salmonella was linked to alfalfa sprouts grown by a southern California sprout grower and to alfalfa seeds grown in southern California. Salmonella Havana (18 cases) and Salmonella Cubana (22 cases) were the Salmonella stra…Read More »

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