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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March 16 2016 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Hadar Linked to Live Poultry

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal contact

In 2016 public health officials investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Hadar linked to contact with live poultry. A total of 86 people infected with the outbreak strain were reported from 29 states. Among people who reported the date they became ill,…Read More »

March 12 2012 Multistate Outbreak of Human Salmonella Hadar Infections Linked to Live Poultry

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • live poultry

On July 23, 2012 the CDC announced a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Hadar in persons who reported contact with live poultry (e.g., chicks, ducklings, turkeys) before becoming ill. As of July 19, 2012, a total of 37 persons infected with the outb…Read More »

December 10 2010-2011 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Hadar Infections Linked to Jennie-O-Turkey Burgers

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Turkey, Turkey Burgers

Jennie-O-Turkey Store, All Natural Lean White Meat Turkey Burgers were recalled on April 1, 2011, after an outbreak of Salmonella Hadar had been linked with the consumption of this product. Twelve persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonel…Read More »

August 09 Hawaii Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 2 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Hadar occurred in Hawaii. Neither the vehicle of infection or the exposure location were described.…Read More »

March 09 North Carolina Nursing Home Unknown 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Hadar occurred among people at a nursing home in North Carolina. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

August 08 New York Restaurant or Private Home Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Hadar occurred among people who had eaten in a restaurant or in a private home in New York. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

August 08 Family Gathering Homemade Ice Cream 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Eggs, Raw, Ice Cream

An outbreak of Salmonella Hadar was associated with a family gathering held in a private home in Wisconsin. Although no food items were statistically associated with illness, homemade ice cream made with raw, unpasteurized eggs was suspected to be th…Read More »

June 08 Minnesota Other Location Turkey 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Turkey

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Hadar occurred in Minnesota. The vehicle was turkey. The exposure location was described only as "other."…Read More »

May 08 Iowa Unknown Location Turkey Deli Meat 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Luncheon Meat and Sausage, Turkey, Sliced

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Hadar occurred among people who had eaten sliced turkey deli meat in Iowa. The exposure location was not described.…Read More »

November 07 New York Private Home Baked Turkey 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Turkey, Baked

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Hadar was linked to eating baked turkey at a private home in New York state.…Read More »

June 07 Arkansas Picnic Chicken Casserole 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken, Chicken Dishes, Casserole

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Hadar occurred among people who attended a picnic in Arkansas. A chicken casserole was named as the vehicle of infection.…Read More »

March 07 Shaunee County, Kansas Medical Office or Restaurant Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A mixed outbreak of Salmonella Hadar and Salmonella Typhimurium var Cope occurred among coworkers at a medical facility in Shawnee, County, Kansas. The group worked together and shared meals together, including restaurant meals. The vehicle of infe…Read More »

January 06 Tennessee Other Location Unknown Vehicle 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Hadar occurred in Tennessee. The vehicle of infection was not described. The exposure location was described only as "other."…Read More »

September 99 Georgia Barbeque Restaurant Barbeque Pork September, 1999

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork, Barbeque Pork

Patrons of a Georgia barbeque restaurant developed Salmonella Hadar after eating at the restaurant between September 10-12. The only food that was statistically associated with illness was barbeque pork. An identical strain of Salmonella Hadar was …Read More »

April 91 1991 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Pet Ducklings

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact

State health departments received reports of Salmonellosis linked to the recent acquisition of pet ducklings. The ducklings that were associated with the Maryland case-patients had been obtained from a pet store and were won as prizes at an Easter e…Read More »

December 91 New Jersey Restaurant Catfish 1991

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Finfish, Catfish

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Hadar was associated with eating catfish at a restaurant in New Jersey.…Read More »

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