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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March 19 2019 Multistate Outbreak of Non-O157 STEC Infections Linked to Ground Bison

  • Organism:
  • Non-O157 STEC
  • Vehicle:
  • bison

In 2019 the CDC, several states, the FDA and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency investigated a multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) O103 and O121 infections linked to ground bison produced by Northfork Bison Distribut…Read More »

June 18 2018 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Sandiego Associated with Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pasta Salad

On July 18, 2018 the CDC issued a Food Safety Alert announcing a multistate outbreak of Salmonella serotype Sandiego associated with consumption of Hy-Vee, Inc. Spring Pasta Salad. A final update of the outbreak description was issued on September 5,…Read More »

May 18 2018 Outbreak of E. coli O157 at a Day Care, Tennessee

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157
  • Vehicle:
  • animal contact

Five children who attended the same child care facility, Kids Place, Inc., located in Mascot, Tennessee became ill with E. coli O157:H7. The strain of E. coli O157 isolated in the children was genetically indistinguishable to the strain of E. coli O1…Read More »

September 17 2017-2018 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Linked to Raw Coconut

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Coconut, dried

On March 21, 2018 the CDC announced an outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium linked to consumption of International Harvest, Inc. brand dried coconut. PulseNet was used to identify cases. On May 18, 2018 the CDC declared the outbreak to be over. There w…Read More »

December 13 2016-2019 Multistate Outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes Linked to Enoki Mushrooms

  • Organism:
  • Listeria mmonocytogenes
  • Vehicle:
  • Enoki Mushrooms

In March 2020 the CDC announced an investigation of a multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes linked to consumption of enoki mushrooms. Using the PulseNet system to identify illnesses that were part of the outbreak, the CDC identified 36 people…Read More »

September 12 2012 Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Linked to XL Foods Inc. Beef Sold at Costco, Canada

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, Steak

Following identification of 4 patients in Edmonton, Alberta in September 2012 who were infected with E. coli O157 after consuming steaks purchased at Costco and manufactured by XL Foods, Inc. public health investigators in Canada learned of additiona…Read More »

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