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 07 2007 Sweden Alfalfa Sprouts, Salmonella Mbandaka

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa Sprouts

Alfalfa sprouts appeared to be the cause of an outbreak of Salmonella Stanley (51 cases) in Sweden. The sprouts had been obtained from a variety of stores and restaurants and had been distributed to these locations from a large-scale sprout producer…Read More »

January 99 1999 Outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka Linked to Consumption of Hydro Harvest Ltd Alfalfa Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Sprouts, Alfalfa

Contaminated alfalfa sprout seeds from California were implicated in an outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka. The seeds were sprouted by five sprout producers and then sold. Only sprouts from two of the sprout producers resulted in illness. The sproute…Read More »

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