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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November 13 2013 Norovirus Associated with a Restaurant, Minneapolis

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • Ready-to-eat foods

A group of University of Minnesota graduate students became ill with norovirus after eating at a restaurant located in Minneapolis on November 16, 2013. Additionally, members of a family who ate at the restaurant on November 17 also became ill. Staff…Read More »

August 13 2013 Outbreak of Salmonella at an Ecuadorian Festival, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork

More than 119 people were sickened with Salmonella at a street festival held in Minneapolis on August 11, 2013. Eleven people were hospitalized. Several serotype were identified. These included Salmonella Typhimurium, Salmonella Uganda, Salmonella se…Read More »

July 13 2013 Campylobacter jejuni Associated with a Restaurant, Minneapolis

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Egg

In August 2013 a routine surveillance interview of a Campylobacter jejuni case conducted by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) revealed that the case had eaten at a Minneapolis restaurant on July 18. The case reported that her two dining compan…Read More »

April 13 2013 Outbreak of Sapovirus Associated with a Restaurant, Minneapolis

  • Organism:
  • Other, sapovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • turkey, coleslaw

In May 2013 public health investigators in Minnesota investigated an outbreak of sapovirus among persons who attended a birthday party buffet on April 28. The party was held at a restaurant in Minneapolis. Sixty-eight restaurant patrons were intervie…Read More »

December 13 2013 Outbreak of Norovirus, November, Hennepin County, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • ready-to-eat foods

Nine members of a family group who dined at a restaurant in Minneapolis on November 30, 2013 became ill with suspected norovirus. None submitted stool samples to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Public Health Laboratory for testing. Symptoms,…Read More »

December 12 2012 Outbreak of Rotavirus Associated with a Potluck, Minneapolis, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Rotavirus
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

In December 2012 Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) officials investigated an outbreak of rotavirus occurring among attendees of a potluck held at a church in Minneapolis. Approximately 100 members of an extended family attended, however, only 9 po…Read More »

September 12 2012 Outbreak of Salmonella Bareilly Associated with Sushi, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • sushi, tuna

In September 2012 Minnesota public health officials investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Bareilly associated with eating sushi at a restaurant in Minneapolis. Eating a Dynamite roll was statistically associated with illness. The contaminated food i…Read More »

July 12 2012 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to a Minneapolis Restaurant, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • eggs

Two cases of Salmonella Enteritidis were linked to a restaurant located in Minneapolis in July 2012. Meal dates for the two cases were July 8 and July 15. One case reported consuming eggs benedict. The second case reported eating granola and a small …Read More »

January 12 2012 Outbreak of Norovirus Associated with a Restaurant in Minneapolis, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • Ill food worker

In January 2012 staff at the Minnesota Department of Health, the Hennepin County Human Services and public Health Department (HSPHD) and the Minneapolis Division of Environmental Health investigated an outbreak of norovirus that occurred among a grou…Read More »

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