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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September 13 2013 Bacterial Intoxications Associated with a Catered Homecoming Event, St. Paul, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Unknown
  • Vehicle:
  • Red beans and rice

On September 28, 2013 the University of Minnesota Environmental Health and Safety Division received reports of illness among people who attended a catered picnic held as part of homecoming activities. The event was held on September 27. "Caterer X" p…Read More »

July 12 Germantown, Ohio E. coli O157 Outbreak, July 2012

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157
  • Vehicle:
  • undetermined

At least 75 people were sickened after attending a picnic hosted by Neff's Lawn Care located in Germantown, Ohio. Up to 300 persons attended the picnic held on July 3, 2012. Fourteen people were hospitalized. Three patients developed hemolytic urem…Read More »

June 12 2012 Outbreak of Clostridium perfringens at a catered picnic, King County, Washington

  • Organism:
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

In June 2012 an outbreak of Clostridium perfringens among attendees at a catered picnic was reported by Public Health Seattle King County in Washington state. There were 237 illnesses. No one was hospitalized and there were no deaths. Both leftover f…Read More »

December 92 1992 Campylobacter Linked to Raw Milk Served at a Church Picnic, Minnesota

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

An outbreak of Campylobacter occurred among people who drank raw milk served at a church picnic.…Read More »

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