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 16 2016 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Braenderup Linked to Mung Bean Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • sprouts, mung bean

In May 2016 local, state and federal public health officials investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Braenderup linked to consumption of mung bean sprouts served at restaurants. Illness onset dates ranged from April 10, 2016 to June 8, 2016. Thirty tw…Read More »

June 14 2014 Multistate Outbreak of Listeriosis Linked to Wholesome Soy Products Mung Bean Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Listeria monocytogenes
  • Vehicle:
  • Mung Bean Sprouts

Five patients were infected with Listeria monocytogenes after consuming mung bean sprouts produced by Wholesome Soy Products. Patients lived in Illinois (4) and Michigan (1). All ill patients were hospitalized. Two died. The FDA isolated Listeria …Read More »

March 00 2000 Outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis Linked to Pacific Coast Sprout Farms Mung Bean Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Mung Bean

Mung bean sprouts were implicated in an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis. The sprouts had been distributed to restaurants and grocery stores in Northern California and Reno, Nevada. Pacific Coast Sprout Farms purchased sprout seeds from China and…Read More »

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