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 08 2008 Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Linked to Exposure to Mice Fed to Snakes, United Kingdom

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact, Mice, Baby Chickens, Chicks, Rodents

Frozen mice and chicks were recalled by MiceDirect after an outbreak of Salmonella, serotype I 4,[5],12:i:- was detected in the United States. Cases were identified in 17 states; the first U.S. case illness onset was December, 2009. Prior to the U.…Read More »

December 05 Frozen, Vacuum-Packed Mice 2005

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact, Mice

Between December, 2005, and January, 2006, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) identified four human cases of Salmonella Typhimurium that matched each other by PFGE, pulsed field gel electrophoresis. All of the initial Minnesota cases attended …Read More »

December 03 Pet Store Rodent Contact 2003

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact

Rodents(mice, rats, hamsters) shipped from an Iowa pet distributor to 15 pet stores in the midwestern USA were infected with an unusual strain of Salmonella Typhimurium, DT 120. Related human illnesses were identified in at least ten states involvin…Read More »

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