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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December 11 2011 Sapovirus at the Rock 'N' Roll Las Vegas Marathon Linked to Hydrant Water

  • Organism:
  • Sapovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • Water

An outbreak of diarrhea and vomiting occurred among people who participated in the Rock 'N' Roll Marathon in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 2011. No source of the outbreak was discovered, but based on the incubation period and time of illness onset, it is li…Read More »

December 11 2011 Outbreak of Clostridium perfringens at a Las Vegas Catered Lunch, Nevada

  • Organism:
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork, Ham

An outbreak of Clostridium perfringens was associated with eating food prepared by an unlicensed caterer and served at a business luncheon. The isolation of Clostridium perfringens from ham suggested that ham was the vehicle of infection. The cater…Read More »

November 95 1995 Salmonella enteritidis Linked to Homemade Turkey Stuffing, Las Vegas

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Grains, Stuffing Eggs

Six persons who attended a Thanksgiving dinner at a private home and one person who ate Thanksgiving dinner leftovers became ill. Two people were hospitalized due to dehydration. Another person was found comatose at home and subsequently died from …Read More »

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