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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July 12 2012 Outbreak of Norovirus at Camp Good News, Livermore Falls, Maine

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • unknown

Laboratory tests found that norovirus was the cause of illness in about 25 children and staff at Camp Good News located in Livermore Falls, Maine. Illnesses occurred on July 10, 2012. The camp was closed on July 11. After a thorough cleaning, the …Read More »

October 93 1993 Outbreak of Cryptosporidium Infections Linked to Agricultural Fair Apple Cider, Maine

  • Organism:
  • Cryptosporidium
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit Beverage, Juice, apple

Students and staff who attended an agricultural fair in central Maine subsequently developed diarrhea and vomiting. Illness was associated with drinking fresh pressed apple cider. Cryptosporidium oocysts were detected in the apple cider, on the cid…Read More »

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