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 17 2017 Outbreak of Salmonella Litchfield, Oklahoma

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

Oklahoma public health officials investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Litchfield associated with food sold at a Washington County sports concession stand. Dates of exposure ranged from April 14, 2017 to April 18, 2017. A total of 15 people were sic…Read More »

August 12 2012 Multiple-serotype Salmonella Outbreaks in Two State Prisons - Arkansas

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry based salad, chicken salad, Eggs

More than 528 inmates and staff at two Arkansas state prisons in August 2012. One of the prisons was identified as the Arkansas Department of Correction's Tucker Unit. Approximately 351 inmates and staff were ill at the Tucker Unit. Results from an…Read More »

February 08 Wyoming Restaurant Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Litchfield was associated with eating at a restaurant in Wyoming. The vehicle of infection in this outbreak was not described. A multistate outbreak of Salmonella Litchfield involving cantaloupe was concurrent with…Read More »

January 08 2008 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Cantaloupe Produced by Agropecuraria Montelibano Cantaloupe 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Cantaloupe

Cantaloupes grown in Honduras by the company, Agropecuraria Montelibano, were implicated in an outbreak of Salmonella Litchfield in the USA and Canada.…Read More »

January 08 New York Private Home Fruit 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Litchfield occurred among people who had eaten fruit at a private home in New York state. The type of fruit consumed was not described.…Read More »

December 07 2007 Outbreak of Salmonella Litchfield Linked to Consumption of Cantaloupe, California

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Cantaloupe

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Litchfield was linked to the consumption of cantaloupe that was eaten in private homes.…Read More »

July 07 2007 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Litchfield Linked to an Atlantic City (NJ) Hotel Restaurant

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Produce Based Salad, Fruit, Red Grapes, Honeydew Melon, Cantaloupe Vegetables, Leafy Greens, Salad

Initially eleven cases of Salmonella Litchfield, a rare strain of Salmonella, were identified in five states during a five week time period through the Centers for Disease Control and Protection PulseNet system. Seven of the eleven cases had reporte…Read More »

May 07 Illinois Restaurant 5 Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Litchfield occurred among people who ate at a restaurant in Illinois. The vehicle of infection was not named.…Read More »

August 99 1999 Outbreak of Salmonella Associated Alfalfa Sprouts, Canada

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

Alfalfa sprouts were identified as the cause of an outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi. A total of 51 cases were reported with 43 in Alberta, six in British Columbia, and two in Saskatchewan. Six opened packages of alfalfa sprouts were taken from case…Read More »

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