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 17 2017 Outbreak of Salmonella/Clostridium Perfringens Following Jambalaya Fundraiser, Columbia, Louisiana

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella, Clostridium perfringens
  • Vehicle:
  • Jambalaya

In October 2017 the Louisiana Department of Health investigated an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness among persons who attended a softball team fundraising event held on October 16 in Columbia, Louisiana. Health officials identified Salmonella in …Read More »

April 12 Louisiana Restaurant Oysters 2012

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • Oysters

14 people became ill with Norovirus after eating oysters at a New Orleans restaurant. The Gulf Coast area where the oysters were harvested was closed down. The people who reported illness ate at the restaurant on April 28 and 29. No hospitalizations …Read More »

November 08 2008 Clostridium perfringens at a Louisiana Prison

  • Organism:
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Vehicle:
  • Grains, Stuffing

A confirmed outbreak of Clostridium perfringens occurred among people who had eaten stuffing at a prison in Louisiana. The stuffing ingredients were not described.…Read More »

April 07 2007 Outbreak of Salmonella Braenderup at a Church, Louisiana

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken, Barbeque

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Braenderup occurred among people who attended a barbeque sponsored by a Louisiana church. Barbequed chicken was named as the vehicle of infection.…Read More »

April 07 2007 Outbreak of Clostridium perfringens at a Louisiana Prison

  • Organism:
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Clostridium perfringens occurred at a prison in Louisiana. The vehicle of infection was not named.…Read More »

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