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 17 2017 Outbreak of Norovirus at a Hotel and Convention Center, Connecticut

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • Ill food worker

In April 2017, the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) investigated reports of gastrointestinal illnesses among attendees at 3 events at a hotel and adjoin convention center held in a one week period. Among approximately 900 total attendees…Read More »

July 11 2011 Staphylococcus aureus at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Portland, Oregon

  • Organism:
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Vehicle:
  • Food worker

A confirmed outbreak of Staphylococcus aureus was associated with eating hollandaise sauce, or eggs benedict, for breakfast, on July 17, at the Portland Crowne Plaza Hotel. Six of the ill were at the hotel to participate in the National Association …Read More »

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