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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February 97 1997 Outbreak of Salmonella Sephora Linked to Imported Mexican Cantaloupe

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

Twenty four persons were known to be infected with a genetically identical strain of Salmonella Saphra. A case control study implicated the consumption of cantaloupe as a risk for illness. A traceback identified one growing region in Mexico as a so…Read More »

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