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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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 »

June 07 2007 Outbreak of Salmonella Stanley at a Private Home, Pennsylvania

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Stanley occurred at a private home in Pennsylvania. The vehicle of infection was not named.…Read More »

August 06 2006 Outbreak of Salmonella Stanley, Pennsylvania

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

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

February 96 1996 Outbreak of Salmonella Stanley Linked to Consumption of Alfalfa Sprouts, Virginia

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

A physician who provided medical care at two Lexington, Virginia universities reported 14 laboratory confirmed cases of Salmonella Stanley among students at the two schools. The ten students at University A had eaten most of their meals at the univ…Read More »

March 95 1995 Outbreak of Salmonella Stanley Linked to Alfalfa Sprouts, United States and Finland

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

An outbreak of the same unique strain of Salmonella Stanley occurred in the United States and Finland in 1995. The illnesses were associated with eating alfalfa sprouts that were made from seed that had been distributed from the Netherlands. In the…Read More »

April 86 1986 Outbreak of Salmonella linked to Chicken Prepared in a School Cafeteria, Oklahoma

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

An outbreak of Salmonellosis occurred among students and employees of a small school district in Oklahoma, involving four schools. Salmonella Heidelberg and Salmonella Stanley were isolated from stool samples of some of the case-patients. Illness w…Read More »

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