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 17 2017 Outbreak of Clostridium perfringens at a Nursing Home, Colorado

  • Organism:
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

Seven residents of a nursing home/long term care facility in Grand Junction, Colorado became ill with Clostridium perfringens following a meal on July 3, 2017. One person was positive for C. perfringens. No one was hospitalized and no one died.…Read More »

August 12 Salmonella Outbreak at Blue Hill Care Center, Nebraska 2012

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

South Heartland District Health Department and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services reported in outbreak of Salmonella associated with the Blue Hill Care Center located in Blue Hill, Nebraska. As of August 14, 2012 there were 17 conf…Read More »

June 95 1995 Salmonella Enteritidis at a Nursing Home

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Baked Eggs

Baked eggs that were served on June 7 were implicated in an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis, phage type 13A, at a nursing home. One hundred eighty eggs were cracked and pooled for cooking in a single eight inch deep pan. The eggs were not stirre…Read More »

December 93 1993 Outbreak of Campylobacter and Salmonella Heidelberg at a Brooklyn, New York Nursing Home Linked to Consumption of Chopped Liver

  • Organism:
  • Campylobacter, Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken, Chicken liver, Chopped, Chicken Liver Salad

A mixed outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni and Salmonella Heidelberg occurred at a Brooklyn, New York, nursing home. Of the 93 symptomatic nursing home residents who submitted stool specimens for culture, the cultures were positive for S. heidelberg …Read More »

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