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 12 South Carolina E. coli O157:H7 Mexican Restaurant 2012

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

In May of 2012, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC)announced that it was investigating an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 that had sickened 11 individuals in the Spartanburg area. All 11 victims reported eating at the…Read More »

August 09 2009 Outbreak of Campylobacter at a Mexican Restaurant - Henrico and Chickahominy Health Districts

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

In august 2009 local and state health department staff in Virginia investigated an outbreak of campylobacter linked to food prepared by a Mexican restaurant. Illnesses occurred in two clusters. Patients in the first cluster attended a wedding recepti…Read More »

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