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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August 11 2011 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Bovismorbificans Linked to Contaminated Tahini Paste

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella Bovismorbificans
  • Vehicle:
  • Hummus

Twenty three people in 7 states and the District of Columbia were diagnosed with Salmonella Bovismorbificans between August 19 and November 21, 2011. Median age was 27 (age range 20-87). Among the 22 patients with exposure information, 20 (91%) repor…Read More »

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