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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February 12 2014 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Contact with Pet Bearded Dragons

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • reptile, bearded dragon

In April 2014 the CDC announced an outbreak of Salmonella Cotham and Salmonella Kisarawe linked to contact with bearded dragons, a popular pet lizard. On August 20, 2014 the CDC declared the outbreak over. In total there were 160 persons with the ou…Read More »

December 83 1983 Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Linked to consumption of Raw Milk, Arizona

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

In early 1983, an outbreak of illness was caused by raw milk contaminated with Salmonella Typhimurium. The outbreak strain was resistant to several antibiotics(ampicillin, chloramphenicol, kanamycin sulfate, streptomycin, sulfonamide, and tetracycli…Read More »

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