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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May 09 Florida Restaurant Unknown 2 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Berta occurred among people who had eaten at a restaurant in Florida. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

August 08 South Dakota Banquet Facility Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Berta occurred among people who had eaten at a banquet facility in South Dakota. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

May 07 North Carolina Restaurant Unknown Vehicle 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Berta occurred among patrons of a North Carolina restaurant. The vehicle of infection was not named.…Read More »

April 07 Georgia Other Location Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Berta occurred in Georgia. The vehicle of infection was not named.…Read More »

October 06 Illinois Private Home 2 Pork 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Berta was associated with eating pork at a private home in Illinois.…Read More »

January 06 Pennsylvania Restaurant or Nursing Home or Hospital Tomatoes 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Tomatoes

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Berta occurred in Pennsylvania among people who had eaten tomatoes. The exposure locations were described as restaurant, nursing home, or hospital.…Read More »

June 04 Multistate Restaurant Taco 2004

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Taco, Ground Beef, Onion, Eggs, Unknown

New Jersey epidemiologists noted an increase in Salmonella Berta cases in June 2004. Stool samples from case-patients were analyzed using pulsed-field gel electrophoresis; the patterns were sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC)…Read More »

September 02 2002 Outbreak of Salmonella Berta Linked to Fruit, Washington

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Melon, Cantaloupe, Grapes, Watermelon

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Berta was associated with eating fruit, specifically cantaloupe, grapes, or watermelon, at a church in Washington state.…Read More »

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