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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April 10 2010 Outbreak of Salmonella Hvittingfoss Infections Linked to Subway Sandwiches, Illinois

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetables, Leafy Greens, Lettuce Fruit, Tomatoes, Olives

Ninety seven customers of 49 Subway Restaurant locations, in 28 Illinois counties, developed Salmonella Hvittingfoss, a rare strain of Salmonella. The counties where cases had eaten included Bureau, Cass, Champaign, Christian, Coles, Dekalb, DeWitt,…Read More »

July 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella at a Restaurant, Washington Restaurant

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A multi-serotype outbreak of Salmonella was linked to eating at a restaurant in Washington state. The vehicle of infection was not described. The involved serotypes were: Salmonella Anfo; Salmonella Hvittingfoss; Salmonella Potsdam; Salmonella Typ…Read More »

August 08 2008 Outbreak of Salmonella at a Wedding Reception , Virginia

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Finfish, Striped Bass, Hybrid Striped Bass

A multi-serotype outbreak of Salmonella was attributed to eating hybrid striped bass while at a wedding reception in Virginia.…Read More »

August 08 Massachusetts Restaurant Raw Tuna or Bass Fish 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Finfish, Tuna, Bass, Raw Tuna

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Barranquilla occurred among people who had eaten raw tuna or bass fish at a restaurant in Massachusetts.…Read More »

February 97 1997 Outbreak of Salmonella Sephora Linked to Imported Mexican Cantaloupe

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Cantaloupe

Twenty four persons were known to be infected with a genetically identical strain of Salmonella Saphra. A case control study implicated the consumption of cantaloupe as a risk for illness. A traceback identified one growing region in Mexico as a so…Read More »

May 95 Orlando Theme Park Orange Juice 1995

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit Beverage, Juice, Orange

Acidic foods were thought to be low risk vehicles for foodborne illness. Visitors to a Florida theme park who had consumed fresh, locally prepared, orange juice became ill due to Salmonellosis. The visitors were from 21 states. Salmonella Hartford…Read More »

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