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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April 10 Taco Bell Restaurants Unknown 2010

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

Two concurrent, multistate outbreaks of Salmonella, involving Salmonella serotypes Baildon and Hartford, were linked to eating at Taco Bell restaurants. Cases of Salmonella Hartford were first identified in late April; the case numbers reached a pea…Read More »

July 08 Multistate Unknown Location Salsa 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Salsa

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Hartford occurred in multiple states. The vehicle of infection was salsa. The exposure location and the state location were not described. The salsa ingredients were not described.…Read More »

April 08 New York Restaurant 3 Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Hartford was associated with eating at a restaurant in New York state. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

June 05 Virginia Bible Study Camp Dinner Hamburgers or Tomatoes 2005

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, Ground Beef, Hamburger Sandwich, Fruit, Tomatoes

A Bible study camp was stricken with Salmonella Hartford in June, 2005. The Augusta County camp served a dinner on June 28 that included hamburgers and tomatoes. Both of these foods were found to be significantly associated with infection. Health …Read More »

December 96 1996 Gastroenteritis Outbreak at a New York State Convenience Store Linked to Potato Salad, Macaroni Salad, and Ziti

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Water, Well

An outbreak of gastroenteritis occurred among persons who attended a party at a private residence in Livingston county, New York. Food for the event was provided by a local convenience store. Stool samples were cultured and Plesiomonas shigelloides…Read More »

May 95 Orlando Theme Park Orange Juice 1995

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit Beverage, Juice, Orange

Acidic foods were thought to be low risk vehicles for foodborne illness. Visitors to a Florida theme park who had consumed fresh, locally prepared, orange juice became ill due to Salmonellosis. The visitors were from 21 states. Salmonella Hartford…Read More »

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