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 04 Canadian Restaurant Roma Tomatoes 2004

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Roma tomatoes

Patrons of a restaurant in Ontario, Canada, developed Salmonella Javiana in early July. Although a case-control study was not conducted, roma tomatoes were the suspected vehicle because roma tomatoes were the only common food exposure among the ill.…Read More »

July 04 Delicatessen Chain Roma Tomatoes 2004

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

A multiserotype, Salmonella outbreak occurred among people who ate at outlets of a delicatessen chain. Laboratory studies of stool samples from case-patients yielded Salmonella serotypes Javiana (383), Typhimurium (27), Anatum (five), Thompson (four…Read More »

June 04 Peace Missionary Baptist Church Picnic Baked Beans 2004

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Grains, Beans, Baked, Beef, Ground Beef,Food Worker

Durham County, North Carolina, health officials received reports of gastrointestinal illness from individuals who had attended a church picnic at the Peace Missionary Baptist Church, on June 26. The picnic was catered by Carl T. Privette. Epidemiol…Read More »

June 03 Vernon Hills, Illinois, Chili's Grille & Bar 2003

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Food workers

More than 300 persons became ill with Salmonella Javiana as a result of eating at the Vernon Hills, Illinois, restaurant. After the second case was reported, the local health department inspected the restaurant. Inspectors found that the dishwasher…Read More »

June 02 Disney World U. S. Transplant Games Roma Tomatoes 2002

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Tomato, Chopped Roma

The Minnesota Department of Health identified a cluster of two Salmonella Javiana cases. Upon investigation, it was discovered that the cases had been participants in of the 2002 U.S. Transplant Games held at Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex in…Read More »

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