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 01 2001 Brucella Linked to Consumption of homemade, raw milk cheese, California

  • Organism:
  • Other
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Cheese, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A confirmed outbreak of Brucellosis was associated with eating homemade, unpasteurized, raw milk cheese in California.…Read More »

October 00 Mexican-Style Cheese Queso Fresco 2000

  • Organism:
  • Listeria monocytogenes
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Cheese, Unpasteurized, Raw Cheese

An outbreak of Listeriosis occurred Winston-Salem, North Carolina. It was attributed to the consumption of a fresh, Mexican-style cheese that was sold door-to-door. Listeria monocytogenes was isolated from 10 case-patients, from cheese bought from …Read More »

June 98 1998 E. Coli O157:H7 Linked to Consumption of Cloverleaf Farm brand Cheese Curds 1998, Wisconsin

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Cheese, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

Eight laboratory confirmed E. coli O157:H7 cases in Wisconsin prompted an investigation by the Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services. A case-control study found a strong association between illness and consumption of fresh cheese curds …Read More »

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