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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September 08 2008 E. coli O157 Linked to Jimmy John's Restaurant Alfalfa Sprouts and Iceberg Lettuce

  • Organism:
  • Non-E.coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa, Leafy Greens, Iceberg Lettuce Person-to-Person

Several University of Colorado students from one sorority became ill with symptoms of bloody diarrhea and cramping. Additional illnesses were reported. E.coli O157:NM(H-) was determined to be the cause. Consumption of alfalfa sprouts at the Jimmy …Read More »

July 08 Maryland Restaurant 2 Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Non-E.coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of E. coli O157:NM (H-) occurred among people who had eaten at a restaurant in Maryland. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

September 07 Massachusetts School Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Non-E.coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of E. coli O157:NM (H-) occurred at a school in Massachusetts. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

September 07 Kansas Restaurant 2 Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Non-E.coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of E. coli O157:NM (H-) was linked to eating at a restaurant in Kansas. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

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