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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March 18 2018 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka Infections Linked to Kellogg's Honey Smacks Cereal

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • cereal

In June 2018 public health and regulatory officials in several states and the FDA investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka infections linked to consumption of Kellogg's brand Honey Smacks Cereal. One hundred thirty five people in 36 states wer…Read More »

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 13 2013 Multistate Outbreak of Human Salmonella Linked to Live Poultry

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • live poultry

In April 2013 the CDC announced an outbreak of Salmonella linked to contact with chicks, ducklings, and other live poultry occuring in patients residing in multiple states. Case-patients reported in interviews with public health investigators that th…Read More »

February 13 2013 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Illnesses Linked to Krinos Brand Tahini

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella Montevideo, Salmonella Mbandaka
  • Vehicle:
  • Seeds, sesame, tahini

On May 22, 2013 the CDC announced a multistate outbreak of Salmonella linked to consumption of Krinos brand tahini sauce. On June 21, 2013 the outbreak was declared to be over. A total of 16 ill persons infected with two outbreak strains - Salmonell…Read More »

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