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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October 09 Sponsel's Minnesota Harvest Petting Zoo Llama Contact 2009

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact

Two children were hospitalized with hemolytic uremic syndrome caused by E. coli O157:H7 after having contact with animals at a petting zoo. One child was known to have had contact with a llama. The same strain of E. coli O157:H7 was isolated from t…Read More »

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