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 »

March 16 2016 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Muenster Linked to Live Poultry

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal contact

In 2016 twenty five people were infected with an indistinguishable strain of Salmonella Muenster associated with contact with live poultry. cases were reported from Indiana (3), Kentucky (1), Michigan (5), Missouri (1), New York (1), Ohio (7), Pennsy…Read More »

March 16 2016 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Hadar Linked to Live Poultry

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal contact

In 2016 public health officials investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Hadar linked to contact with live poultry. A total of 86 people infected with the outbreak strain were reported from 29 states. Among people who reported the date they became ill,…Read More »

March 16 2016 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Indiana Linked to Live Poultry

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal contact

In 2016 public health investigators in 24 states reported 110 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Indiana associated with contact with backyard poultry. Among people who reported the date they became ill, illnesses began between Ma…Read More »

March 16 2016 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka Associated with Live Poultry

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal contact

In 2016 public health officials investigated a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka associated with exposure to live poultry. A total of 46 people with the outbreak strain were reported from 20 states. Among people who reported the date they ca…Read More »

March 16 2016 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Infantis Linked to Live Poultry

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal contact

In 2016 public health officials investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Infantis Linked to contact with live poultry. A total of 31 people with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Infantis were reported by 16 states. among people who reported the date t…Read More »

January 16 2016 Multistate Oubreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Backyard Chickens

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal contact

In 2016 public health officials investigated a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis linked to exposure to live poultry/backyard chickens. A total of 249 people infected with the outbreak strains of S. Enteritidis were reported from 25 states…Read More »

January 16 2016 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Braenderup Linked to Live Poultry

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal contact

In 2016 public health officials investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Braenderup associated with contact with live poultry. A total of 129 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Braenderup was reported from 25 states. Among people wh…Read More »

December 16 2016 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Infantis Linked to Backyard Chickens

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal contact

In 2016 public health officials investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Infantis associated with contact with backyard chickens. A total of 219 people infected with the outbreak strain was reported from 39 states. Among people who reported the date th…Read More »

January 15 2015 Multistate Salmonella Outbreaks Linked to Live Poultry

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Live Poultry

In 2015 local, state and federal agencies investigated four outbreaks of Salmonella infections linked to live poultry in backyard flocks. As of July 29, 2015 a total of 218 had been infected with Salmonella and reported by 41 states. Fifty people we…Read More »

February 14 2014 Salmonella Linked to Live Poultry in Backyard Flocks

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Live poultry

In May 2014 the CDC announced an outbreak of Salmonella Infantis or Salmonella Newport linked to live poultry in backyard flocks. On October 21, 2014 the CDC declared the outbreak over. The number of outbreak associated cases was 363 persons repor…Read More »

March 12 2012 Human Salmonella Infections Linked to Live Poultry

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • live poultry

As of June 7, 2012 a total of 123 persons residing in 25 states are reported to be infected with outbreak strains of Salmonella Infantis, Salmonella Newport and Salmonella Lille. Among the persons who reported the date they became ill, illnesses bega…Read More »

February 12 2012 Multistate Outbreak of Samonella Montevideo Infections Linked to Live Poultry Sold by Estes Hatchery

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella, Salmonellosis, Montevideo
  • Vehicle:
  • Live poultry, chicks, ducklings, duckling, chick, chickens, backyard poultry, Estes Hatchery,

On June 21, 2012 the CDC reported a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Montevideo linked to contact with live chicks and ducklings sold by Estes Hatchery in Springfield Missouri. By July 31, 2012 the CDC reported that a total of 76 persons living in …Read More »

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