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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April 18 2018 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Adelaide Infections Linked to Pre-Cut Melon

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Melon

On June 8, 2018 local, state and federal public health and regulatory officials announced a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Adelaide infections linked to consumption of fresh cut melons. As of July 24, seventy-seven people infected with the outbrea…Read More »

July 12 2012 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Newport Linked to Cantaloupe

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • cantaloupe

On Friday, August 17, 2012 public health officials in several states and the FDA announced a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium linked to cantaloupe grown in southwestern Indiana. By September 13, 2012 state and federal investigators had i…Read More »

February 09 2009 Multistate and Canadian Outbreak of Salmonella Carrau Linked to Melon

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Melon

Salmonella Carrau is a rare Salmonella serotype. The Public Health Agency of Canada and the Centers for Disease Control collaborated on the investigation of a cluster of Salmonella Carrau cases occurring between February 1 and May 1, 2009 in 18 US s…Read More »

August 06 2006 Outbreak of Salmonella Newport Linked to Fruit, Pizza and Cheese, New York

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Melon, Honeydew, Plum Pizza Dairy, Cheese

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Newport occurred in New York state. The exposure locations were restaurant, private home, or other location. The vehicles of infection were honeydew melon, plum, pizza, and cheese.…Read More »

May 06 2006 Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium at a Restaurant, Colorado

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken Fruit, Watermelon

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was associated with eating chicken or watermelon at a restaurant in Colorado.…Read More »

December 93 1993 Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Homemade Watermelon Juice, Florida

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Watermelon Juice

A watermelon juice drink was the vehicle for an outbreak of Salmonella in Florida.…Read More »

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