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 98 Gulf of Mexico Yellow-Fin Tuna 1998

  • Organism:
  • Toxin
  • Vehicle:
  • Seaafood, Finfish, Tuna

In early December, four people experienced burning sensations in the mouth, metallic tastes, facial flushing, nausea, diarrhea, seating, and headache. They all sought physician care for the symptoms, and were diagnosed with scombroid poisoning. The…Read More »

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