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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November 99 1999 E. coli O157:H7, Fleetwood Sausage Company, British Columbia, Canada

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Luncheon Meat and Sausage, Salami

Over a twelve week period, 143 cases of genetically indistinguishable, E.coli O157:H7 were identified in British Columbia, Canada. Salami was implicated as the food vehicle. The salami had been produced by Fleetwood Sausage Company. Fleetwood Sausa…Read More »

November 94 Columbus Salame Company, Dry-Cured Salami 1994

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Luncheon Meat and Sausage, Not Ham, Dry-Cured Salami

An outbreak of of E.coli O157:H7 was first detected in King County, Washington, and was linked to the consumption of Columbus Salame Company, dry-cured salami. In King County, the initial cases had purchased the salame from the delicatessens of QFC,…Read More »

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