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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October 19 2019 Multi-province Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Infections LInked to Romaine Lettuce Grown in Salinas

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Romaine lettuce

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) collaborated with federal and provincial partners, the U.S. CDC and U.S. health officials to investigate an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 linked to romaine lettuce grown in the Salinas Valley, California. Four …Read More »

September 19 2019 Multistate Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Linked to Romaine Lettuce Grown in Salinas Valley California

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Romaine lettuce

In November 2019 the CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced an investigation of E. coli O157:H7 illnesses in multiple states. The implicated contaminated product was romai…Read More »

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