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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January 17 2017 Outbreaks of Salmonella Linked to Live Poultry in Backyard Flocks

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Live Poultry, JEGX01.0005, JEGX01.0021, JEGX01.0004, JGXX01.0009, JPXX01.1071, JPXX01.0033, JPXX01.0351, JPXX01.5209, JBPX01.0008, JBPX01.0002, JBPX01.0039

In June 2017 the CDC announced an outbreak of Salmonella linked to contact with poultry in backyard flocks. Several serotypes were isolated in patients: Braenderup, Enteritidis, Hadar, I 4,[5],12:i-, Indiana, Infantis, Litchfield, Mbandaka, Muenchen,…Read More »

January 08 2008 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Cantaloupe Produced by Agropecuraria Montelibano Cantaloupe 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Cantaloupe

Cantaloupes grown in Honduras by the company, Agropecuraria Montelibano, were implicated in an outbreak of Salmonella Litchfield in the USA and Canada.…Read More »

July 07 2007 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Litchfield Linked to an Atlantic City (NJ) Hotel Restaurant

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Produce Based Salad, Fruit, Red Grapes, Honeydew Melon, Cantaloupe Vegetables, Leafy Greens, Salad

Initially eleven cases of Salmonella Litchfield, a rare strain of Salmonella, were identified in five states during a five week time period through the Centers for Disease Control and Protection PulseNet system. Seven of the eleven cases had reporte…Read More »

August 99 1999 Outbreak of Salmonella Associated Alfalfa Sprouts, Canada

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa Sprouts

Alfalfa sprouts were identified as the cause of an outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi. A total of 51 cases were reported with 43 in Alberta, six in British Columbia, and two in Saskatchewan. Six opened packages of alfalfa sprouts were taken from case…Read More »

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