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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January 19 2019 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Newport Linked to frozen tuna

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Tuna

In 2019 the CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the FDA investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections linked to consumption of sushi made with frozen raw tuna. As of May 20, 2019, 15 people infected with the…Read More »

August 18 2018 Outbreak of Salmonella Newport at a Church Supper, Highland, Kansas

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Tomatoes

In August 2018 the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and Doniphan County Health Department (DCHD) investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections associated with an Indian Taco Dinner held at the Highland United Methodist P…Read More »

October 16 2016-2017 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Newport Linked to Ground Beef

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Ground beef

Local, state and federal public health officials investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections with illness onset dates ranging from October 1, 2016 to July 19, 2017. A total of 106 cases were identified in 21 states. Among 88 (83%) patie…Read More »

August 15 2015 Salmonella Newport Outbreak, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Tomatoes

Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and Minnesota Department of Agriculture investigators reported an outbreak of Salmonella Newport among customers of 17 different Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants. The MDH Public Health Laboratory detected two PF…Read More »

February 14 2014 Salmonella Linked to Live Poultry in Backyard Flocks

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Live poultry

In May 2014 the CDC announced an outbreak of Salmonella Infantis or Salmonella Newport linked to live poultry in backyard flocks. On October 21, 2014 the CDC declared the outbreak over. The number of outbreak associated cases was 363 persons repor…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 »

May 12 2012 Outbreak of Salmonella Newport Associated with a Graduation Party, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

In May 2012 Minnesota Department of Health staff investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Newport among individuals who attended a graduation party held at a private residence on May 12. Five of 6 laboratory confirmed cases of S. Newport were interview…Read More »

March 12 2012 Human Salmonella Infections Linked to Live Poultry

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • live poultry

As of June 7, 2012 a total of 123 persons residing in 25 states are reported to be infected with outbreak strains of Salmonella Infantis, Salmonella Newport and Salmonella Lille. Among the persons who reported the date they became ill, illnesses bega…Read More »

July 11 2011 Outbreak of Salmonella Newport at El Gran Burrito Express Linked to Steak Taco Salad

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Steak Taco Salad

In July 2011 a confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Newport was associated with eating at two of three restaurants owned and operated by the same family in the Chicago area. The outbreak was first reported to the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDP…Read More »

June 11 2011-2012 Multistate Outbreaks of Human Salmonella Infections Linked to Small Turtles

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal Contact, Turtles

On August 8, 2012 the CDC posted an announcement of six multistate outbreaks of human salmonellosis linked to exposure to small turtles or turtle environments (e.g., water from a turtle habitat). The posting was updated on October 19, 2012. A total …Read More »

December 10 2010 Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Jimmy John's Restaurants and Sprouter's Northwest Clover Sprouts

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

Sprouters Northwest of Kent, Washington, issued a product recall after the company's clover sprouts had been implicated in an outbreak of Salmonella Newport in Oregon and Washington. At least some of the cases had consumed clover sprouts while at a …Read More »

July 10 Assi Market Pickles 2010

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, cucumber pickles

Cucumber pickles were linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Newport in Illinois. The pickles were purchased between July 25 and July 27 at the Assi Market in the Chicago suburb of Niles. The pickles were made in the market and sold in plastic bags. …Read More »

July 10 La Reyna Supermarket & Taqueria Mexican Foods 2010

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Guacamole, Salsa, Tamales

On July 24, the public health departments of Linn and Johnson counties warned the public not to eat guacamole, salsa, or uncooked tamales prepared by La Reyna Supermarket & Taqueria. These products had been served at area farmers' markets in Iowa Ci…Read More »

April 10 Redmond Farms/Real Foods Market Raw Milk 2010

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Milk, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

Consumption of unpasteurized milk was linked to an outbreak of Salmonellosis in Utah. All of the affected people had purchased the milk from Real Foods Markets, in Orem and Heber City, Utah. The milk was produced by Redmond Farms, a Utah-based dair…Read More »

March 10 2010 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Newport Associated Caldwell Fresh Foods Alfalfa Sprouts

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

A multistate outbreak of Salmonella Newport was attributed to the consumption of alfalfa sprouts. Genetic fingerprinting of the Salmonella Newport isolates from case-patients showed that they had a genetically identical strain of this bacteria. The…Read More »

December 09 Iowa Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

November 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella Newport Linked to Beef Packers, Inc., Cargill, Ground Beef, Arizona

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, Ground Beef

In December, Beef Packers, Inc., owned by Cargill, recalled over 20,000 pounds of ground beef contaminated with a drug-resistant strain of Salmonella Newport. The company issued an earlier recall in August, 2009, due to contamination of ground beef …Read More »

November 09 South Carolina Fair, Festival, or Temporary Mobile Service Pork Barbeque 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella, Clostridium perfringens, Staphyloccus aureus
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork, Barbeque

A multi-pathogen outbreak was associated with eating barbeque pork at a fair, festival, or temporary mobile service in South Carolina. The pathogens were: Clostridium perfringens; Staphylococcus aureus; Salmonella Montevideo.…Read More »

September 09 Louisiana Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 2 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

September 09 Tennessee Restaurant Roast Beef and Lettuce 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, Roast Beef Vegetables, Leafy Greens, Lettuce

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Newport was associated with eating lettuce or roast beef at a restaurant in Tennessee.…Read More »

August 09 Barto's Idle Hour Restaurant Vegetable 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Leafy Greens, Lettuce Vegetable, Onions Cross contamination

People who had eaten a meal, between August 25 and August 29, at this Frontenac, Kansas, restaurant became ill with Salmonella Newport. The outbreak had been identified through routine public health surveillance. Sandwiches that were served with to…Read More »

August 09 Arizona Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 6 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetables, Pepper, Jalapeno Peppers

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

July 09 Massachusetts Restaurant Unknown 2 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Newport was associated with eating at a restaurant in Massachusetts. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

July 09 Michigan Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Newport occurred in Michigan. Neither the exposure location or the vehicle of infection were named.…Read More »

June 09 2009 Outbreak of Salmonella Newport Linked to Burritos, Washington State

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Sandwiches, Burrito

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Newport was associated with eating burritos at a restaurant in Washington state. The burrito ingredients were not described.…Read More »

May 09 2009 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Newport Linked to Beef Packers, Inc., Cargill, Ground Beef

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, Ground Beef

A Beef Packers, Inc. plant in California owned by Cargill, distributed approximately 830,000 pounds of ground beef that was likely contaminated with Salmonella Newport. The beef was shipped to distribution centers in Arizona, California, Colorado, a…Read More »

March 09 Colorado Church Green Chile 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Peppers, Green Chile

A outbreak of Salmonella Newport was associated with eating green chiles at a church in Colorado.…Read More »

December 09 Queso Fresco Sold in Utah, Unpasteurized Cheese 2009

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Cheese, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

Between 2009 and 2011, public health officials estimated that 2,100 Utahns had become ill due to Salmonella Newport after eating home-made, queso fresco. The Salt Lake Valley Health Department tracked down one source who was called "Mr. Cheese." Pe…Read More »

October 08 Illinois Restaurant 3 Unknown 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

Two people became ill due to Salmonella Newport after eating at a restaurant in Illinois. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

August 08 2008 Outbreak of Salmonella Newport Linked to Cantaloupe/Watermelon, Colorado

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

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Newport was linked to eating cantaloupe or watermelon while at a private home in Colorado.…Read More »

June 08 North Carolina Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

April 08 Multistate Tomatoes and Peppers 2008

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetable, Serrano Peppers Vegetable, Jalapeno Peppers Fruit, Tomatoes Salsa Guacamole

New Mexico public health identified the first four cases of Salmonella Newport associated with this outbreak. Soon after cases were identified in Texas and the Navajo Nation through PulseNet. Eventually cases in 43 states and Canada were identified…Read More »

February 08 2008 Outbreak of Salmonella Newport at the Hospice of Yuma Roping Roundup, Barbeque, and Western Dance

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, Tri-tip

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Newport occurred among people who had eaten tri-tip beef while at the Hospice of Yuma Roping Roundup, Barbeque, and Western Dance. Salmonella was isolated from the beef tri-tip.…Read More »

December 07 Wisconsin Private Home 2 Beef 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella, Campylobacter
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef

A multi-pathogen outbreak was confirmed in the state of Wisconsin. Campylobacter jejuni, Campylobacter coli, and Salmonella Newport were the pathogens involved. The vehicle of infection was beef, and the outbreak exposure location was a private hom…Read More »

November 07 South Dakota Undescribed Location Unknown Vehicle 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Newport occurred in the state of South Dakota. The exposure location and vehicle were not described.…Read More »

November 07 Minnesota Workplace Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Newport occurred at a workplace setting in the state of Minnesota. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

October 07 Georgia Three Day Barbeque Cook Off 2007

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

An outbreak of Salmonella Newport occurred among people who attended a barbeque cook off in Georgia. The barbeque meal on Friday and pulled pork were associated with risk of illness.…Read More »

October 07 Washington Workplace Cafeteria Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Newport occurred among people who had eaten at a workplace cafeteria in Washington state. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

September 07 Safeway Ground Beef 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, Ground Beef

Safeway markets in Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, and New Mexico sold contaminated ground beef. A rare, drug resistant, strain of Salmonella Newport was isolated from the ill. No recall was issued as the Food Safety and Inspection Service cou…Read More »

September 07 Maine Restaurant Poultry 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry

Maine residents became ill after eating at a Maine restaurant. Poultry products at this restaurant were contaminated with Salmonella Newport.…Read More »

September 07 Wisconsin Workplace Pork 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Newport occurred among people who had eaten pork at a workplace setting in Wisconsin.…Read More »

September 07 Michigan Unknown Location Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Newport occurred in the state of Michigan. The exposure location and the vehicle of infection were not described.…Read More »

August 07 Alabama Church Fig Crisp 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Dessert, Fig Crisp Fruit

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Newport occurred at a church in Alabama. A dessert, fig crisp, was named as the vehicle of infection.…Read More »

August 07 New Jersey Other Location Chicken and Green Salad 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken Vegetables, Leafy Greens, Salad, Lettuce

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Newport occurred at an undescribed location in New Jersey. Chicken and green salad were named as the vehicles of infection.…Read More »

August 07 Colorado Unknown Location 2 Unknown Vehicle 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Newport occurred in the state of Colorado. The vehicle of infection and the outbreak exposure location were not described.…Read More »

July 07 New York Unknown Location Tomato 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Tomato

An outbreak of Salmonella Newport occurred in New York state. The vehicle of infection was tomato. The exposure location was not named.…Read More »

July 07 Georgia Nursing Home Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Newport occurred at a nursing home in Georgia. The vehicle of infection was not named.…Read More »

June 07 2007 Outbreak of Salmonella Newport Linked to Tomato, Avocado, Guacamole, Cilantro, Washington, DC

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Tomato, Avocado Guacamole Herb, Cilantro

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Newport was linked to a restaurant and to a private home in Washington, D.C. Tomato, avocado, guacamole, and cilantro were named as the vehicles of infection.…Read More »

June 07 North Dakota Picnic Unknown 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Newport occurred among people who attended a picnic in North Dakota. No vehicle of infection was described.…Read More »

June 07 Delaware Unknown Location Unknown Vehicle 2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

November 06 Texas School Turkey and Gravy and Tea 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Turkey Sauces/Dressings/Oils, Gravy Tea

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Newport was associated with eating at a school in Texas. Turkey, gravy, and tea were described as the vehicles of infection.…Read More »

August 06 2006 Outbreak of Salmonella Newport at a Restaurant Linked to Watermelon, New York

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Watermelon

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Newport was linked to eating watermelon that had been served at a restaurant in New York state.…Read More »

August 06 Illinois Restaurant 5 Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Newport was linked to eating at a restaurant in Illinois. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

August 06 Minnesota Restaurant Chicken 2006

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

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Newport was associated with eating chicken at a restaurant in Minnesota.…Read More »

August 06 2006 Outbreak of Salmonella Newport at a Banquet Facility, California

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Vegetables, Potato, Boiled Potatoes

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Newport was associated with eating boiled potatoes at a banquet facility in California.…Read More »

August 06 California Private Home Unknown 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Newport was associated with eating at a private home in California. The vehicle of infection was not described.…Read More »

August 06 2006 Outbreak of Salmonella Newport Linked to Fruit, Pizza and Cheese, New York

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Melon, Honeydew, Plum Pizza Dairy, Cheese

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Newport occurred in New York state. The exposure locations were restaurant, private home, or other location. The vehicles of infection were honeydew melon, plum, pizza, and cheese.…Read More »

July 06 Eastern and Central United States Multistate Large Tomatoes 2006

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

A multistate outbreak of Salmonella Newport occurred between July and November, 2006. Illness was associated with eating raw, large, red, round tomatoes at restaurants. The implicated tomatoes had been purchased whole and sliced at the restaurants.…Read More »

June 06 Multistate Tomatoes 2006

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

A multistate outbreak occurred that was associated with eating raw tomatoes in restaurants. No single restaurant or restaurant chain was associated with this outbreak. The source of the implicated tomatoes was never determined. The strain of Salmo…Read More »

May 06 California Other Location 2 Multiple Foods 2006

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Multiple Foods

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Newport occurred in California. The vehicle of infection was described only as multiple foods. The exposure location was described only as "other."…Read More »

March 06 Kane County Hispanic Grocery Stores Unpasteurized, Cotija Cheese 2006-2007

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Cheese, Unpasteurized, cotija

Two strains of Salmonella, Salmonella Meleagridis and a multidrug-resistant of Salmonella Newport were associated with an outbreak involving unpasteurized, cotija-style cheese. The outbreak occurred among the Hispanic community of Kane County, Illin…Read More »

July 05 New York Tomatoes 2005

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Tomato

In July, seven individuals in four counties (Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, and Oneida) became ill with salmonellosis after consuming sliced tomatoes obtained at restaurants and grocery stores. Individuals who became ill reported diarrhea, bloody diarr…Read More »

July 05 2005 Outbreak of Salmonella Newport Linked to Cantaloupe or Ground Beef, Colorado

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Melon, Cantaloupe Beef, Ground Beef

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Newport occurred in Colorado. The vehicles of infection were cantaloupe and ground beef. The exposure location was not given. The circumstances of how these vehicles became contaminated were not described.…Read More »

November 04 Marshall Restaurant Turkey and Gravy 2004

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Turkey, Roasted Sauce, Gravy, Turkey

A medical clinic in Marshall, Minnesota reported to the health department a number of ill workers. The clinic had recently attended a catered dinner at a local restaurant. Epidemiologists began their investigation by interviewing clinic employees. …Read More »

July 02 Minnesota Restaurant Unknown 2002

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

An outbreak of Salmonella Newport occurred at a Minnesota restaurant. The investigation revealed that five food workers were infected with the same strain of Salmonella Newport.…Read More »

January 02 2002 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Newport Linked to Emmpak/Cargill Ground Beef

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, Ground beef

In early 2002, isolates of Salmonella Newport in New York state were found to be resistant to more than nine antibiotics and had a decreased susceptibility to the antibiotic, ceftriaxone. Since 1996, an increasing number of Salmonella Newport isolat…Read More »

January 02 KFC Restaurant 2002

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Cross contamination Poultry, chicken

Two children in Boulder County, Colorado, became ill with the same strain of Salmonella Newport after eating at a KFC restaurant. The children, ages one and two, were not from the same home, nor did they attend a common school or daycare. A sibling…Read More »

August 01 Minnesota Restaurant Unknown 2001

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

An outbreak of Salmonella Newport occurred at a restaurant in Minnesota. The vehicle of infection was not known.…Read More »

April 01 Multistate Picnic Multiple Cheeses, Unpasteurized, Raw 2001

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Dairy, Cheese, Unpasteurized, Raw Milk

A confirmed, multistate, outbreak of Salmonella Newport was associated with eating fresh, unpasteurized, cheeses at picnics. The types of cheese was not described. The states were not available.…Read More »

August 00 San Antonio Taco Company Restaurant 2000

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Food worker Cross contamination

Over 200 people became ill with Salmonella Newport after eating food from the San Antonio Taco Company Restaurant located in Nashville, Tennessee. Cutting boards that had been used to slice cooked meat sat on a table that held pans of raw meat. Cas…Read More »

June 00 Fort Smith Chili's Grille & Bar 2000

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Food workers

A Fort Smith, Arkansas, Chili's was the focus of a Salmonella outbreak in 2000. A family and persons who attended a catered luncheon were the first groups to report illness. Within two weeks over 50 illnesses were attributed to the restaurant. Upo…Read More »

November 99 Brazilian Mangoes 1999

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Mango

A nationwide outbreak of a single strain of Salmonella Newport was associated with the consumption of imported mangoes. The implicated mangoes were traced back to a single Brazilian farm. Salmonella and E.coli were isolated from water and other env…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 »

July 97 Minnesota Restaurant Chicken Pasta Salad July, 1997

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

An outbreak of Salmonella Newport occurred among patrons of a Minnesota restaurant. Chicken Pasta Salad was the suspected vehicle in the outbreak. The investigation revealed that four food workers were found to be infected with the outbreak strain …Read More »

August 95 Margarita y Amigos Restaurant 1995

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

A large outbreak of Salmonella Newport occurred among patrons of the Margarita y Amigos Restaurant in West Palm Beach, Florida. Chicken was named as the vehicle of infection. The same cutting board was used for raw meat and for raw vegetables.…Read More »

December 95 1995 Outbreak of Salmonella Newport Associated with Alfalfa Sprouts

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

In December, 1995, one hundred thirty three Salmonella Newport infections in Oregon and British Columbia were linked to the consumption of alfalfa sprouts. In addition, 69 genetically identical, Salmonella Newport infections were noted in six other…Read More »

December 85 Ground Beef 1985

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Beef, Ground Beef

An outbreak of Salmonella Newport occurred in California. Ground beef was the implicated vehicle of infection.…Read More »

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