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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December 97 1997 Outbreak of Staphlococcus aureus Linked to Ham, Indiana

  • Organism:
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork, Ham

An outbreak attributed to Staphylococcus aureus toxin occurred among staff members of a Marion County, Indiana, high school following a carry-in holiday meal. Twenty four people sought medical attention due to the severity of their symptoms. A case c…Read More »

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