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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April 10 2010 Outbreak of Salmonella Hvittingfoss Infections Linked to Subway Sandwiches, Illinois

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetables, Leafy Greens, Lettuce Fruit, Tomatoes, Olives

Ninety seven customers of 49 Subway Restaurant locations, in 28 Illinois counties, developed Salmonella Hvittingfoss, a rare strain of Salmonella. The counties where cases had eaten included Bureau, Cass, Champaign, Christian, Coles, Dekalb, DeWitt,…Read More »

July 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella at a Restaurant, Washington Restaurant

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A multi-serotype outbreak of Salmonella was linked to eating at a restaurant in Washington state. The vehicle of infection was not described. The involved serotypes were: Salmonella Anfo; Salmonella Hvittingfoss; Salmonella Potsdam; Salmonella Typ…Read More »

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