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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December 15 2015-16 Salmonella Outbreak linked to Sweetwater Farms Alfalfa Sprouts

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Alfalfa Sprouts

The FDA, CDC, and state and local officials investigated a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Muenchen (25 persons) and Salmonella Kentucky (1 person) infections reported by 12 states. Eight people were hospitalized. No deaths were reported. Among p…Read More »

June 09 Cafeteria or Deli Sandwiches 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Sandwiches

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Muenchen was associated with eating sandwiches at a cafeteria or deli in Washington state. The sandwich ingredients were not described.…Read More »

June 09 Multistate Blueberries 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Blueberries

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Muenchen was associated with eating blueberries. The involved states were not described.…Read More »

May 09 Oregon Restaurant Unknown 2 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Muenchen occurred among people who had eaten at a restaurant in Oregon. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

April 08 Casa Fiesta Restaurant Salsa, Rice, Beans, Food Workers 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Salsa Grains, Rice, Beans Food Workers

A large, confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Muenchen occurred among people who had eaten at the Casa Fiesta Restaurant in Norwalk, Ohio. Salsa, rice, and beans were implicated as vehicles in the outbreak. In addition, several food workers were confir…Read More »

January 08 New Mexico Restaurant Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Muenchen occurred among people who had eaten at a restaurant in New Mexico. The vehicle was not described.…Read More »

September 07 Oregon Wedding Reception Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Muenchen occurred among people who attended a wedding reception in Oregon. The vehicle of infection was not named.…Read More »

June 07 New Hampshire Other Location Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Muenchen occurred in New Hampshire. The exposure location and the vehicle of infection were not named.…Read More »

June 07 California Unknown Location Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Muenchen occurred in California. Neither the vehicle of infection or the exposure location were known.…Read More »

May 07 Vermont Unknown Location Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Muenchen occurred in Vermont. The vehicle of infection and the exposure location were not named.…Read More »

April 07 Missouri Unknown Location Unknown Food 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

An outbreak of Salmonella Muenchen occurred in Missouri. The vehicle of infection was unknown.…Read More »

July 04 Sheetz Convenience Store Tomatoes 2004

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Tomatoes Sandwiches, Other, with tomatoes Produce-based Salads, with tomatoes

Patrons of Sheetz convenience stores developed illness in early July due to Salmonella. Sheetz is a mid-Atlantic chain of gas stations with deli take-out sections. Sheetz stores are located in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and east…Read More »

July 04 Delicatessen Chain Roma Tomatoes 2004

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Tomatoes, Roma

A multiserotype, Salmonella outbreak occurred among people who ate at outlets of a delicatessen chain. Laboratory studies of stool samples from case-patients yielded Salmonella serotypes Javiana (383), Typhimurium (27), Anatum (five), Thompson (four…Read More »

May 03 2003 Outbreak of Salmonella Muenchen Linked to Cantaloupe/Honeydew Melon

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

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Muenchen was associated with eating cantaloupe or honeydew melon in day care center or private home.…Read More »

December 02 Pasta Salad 2002

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Grains, Pasta Salad

An outbreak of Salmonella Muenchen occurred in Washington, D.C. Pasta salad was named as the implicated vehicle of infection.…Read More »

August 99 1999 Outbreak of Salmonella Muenchen Associated with Alfalfa Sprouts

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

Alfalfa sprouts were first linked to Salmonella Muenchen illnesses in Wisconsin in September. Eventually six other states detected Salmonella Muenchen illnesses related to alfalfa sprout consumption. The food histories of the first 16 case patients…Read More »

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