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 12 2012 Outbreak of Scombroid Poisoning Associated with a Lakeville, Minnesota Restaurant

  • Organism:
  • Toxin, Scombroid poisoning
  • Vehicle:
  • tuna

In September 2012 Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) officials investigated an outbreak of illness among a group of diners at a restaurant located in Lakeville, Minnesota. Two members of a group of 6 developed scombroid-like symptoms after consumin…Read More »

April 04 2004 Outbreak of Norovirus at a School Linked to Cookie Dough, Lakeville, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter, Norovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • Other Commercially Processed Food, Cookie Dough Food Worker

A Lakeville, Minnesota, school reported that a significant portion of their students were absent due to illness on May 4. Over 20% of the school was ill; this led to an investigation by the state health department. Epidemiologists conducted intervi…Read More »

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