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 18 2018 Outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka at Cracker Barrel, Kalamazoo, Michigan

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

In November 2018 Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services Department along with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka li…Read More »

March 16 2016 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka Associated with Live Poultry

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal contact

In 2016 public health officials investigated a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka associated with exposure to live poultry. A total of 46 people with the outbreak strain were reported from 20 states. Among people who reported the date they ca…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 »

July 07 2007 Sweden Alfalfa Sprouts, Salmonella Mbandaka

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

Alfalfa sprouts appeared to be the cause of an outbreak of Salmonella Stanley (51 cases) in Sweden. The sprouts had been obtained from a variety of stores and restaurants and had been distributed to these locations from a large-scale sprout producer…Read More »

January 99 1999 Outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka Linked to Consumption of Hydro Harvest Ltd Alfalfa Sprouts

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

Contaminated alfalfa sprout seeds from California were implicated in an outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka. The seeds were sprouted by five sprout producers and then sold. Only sprouts from two of the sprout producers resulted in illness. The sproute…Read More »

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