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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March 02 Wyndham Anatole Hotel Restaurant Salsa 2002

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Salsa Food Handler

Over a six week time period, beginning in mid-March, 700 people became ill with Salmonella Enteriditis after attending conferences and conventions held at the Wyndham Anatole Hotel in Dallas, Texas. Eleven food workers, including one who prepared sa…Read More »

October 90 1990 Outbreak of Salmonella enteritidis at a Chicago Convention

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs Dishes, Bread Pudding with Vanilla Sauce

A bread pudding with vanilla dessert was implicated in an outbreak of Salmonella enteritidis, phage type 8. No other foods were associated with illness. The outbreak occurred among persons who attended a convention on September 30, 1990. The bread…Read More »

August 90 Wedding Party Brunch 1990

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Hollandaise Sauce, Eggs Benedict

Food served at wedding party brunch held at a restaurant in Kentucky led to an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis phage type 8. Eating eggs benedict with hollandaise sauce was the only food exposure statistically associated with illness. The eggs w…Read More »

July 87 1987 Salmonella Enteritidis Among Patients at Bird S. Coler Hospital , NYC

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Raw Eggs, Mayonnaise Dressing

An large outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis occurred among patients at Bird S. Coler Hospital, located in New York City. The lunch served on July 28 was when the exposure to Salmonella occurred. Raw eggs were used to prepare mayonnaise for tuna-mac…Read More »

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