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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January 14 2014-2015 Outbreak of Salmonella Muenchen Linked to Pet Crested Geckos

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • reptile, crested geckos

In May 2015 the CDC announced an outbreak of Salmonella Muenchen linked to contact with pet crested geckos purchased from multiple pet stores in different states. As of May 13, 2015 a total of 20 persons infected with the outbreak strain had been re…Read More »

December 10 2010 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Human contact with Guinea Pigs

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Guinea Pigs

In 2010 local, state and federal public health officials investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis linked to human contact with pet guinea pigs. Traceback and environmental investigations were conducted at homes, stores, and breeder or broke…Read More »

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