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 16 2016 Vibrio cholerae, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Vibrio
  • Vehicle:
  • shrimp ceviche

In August 2016 the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) staff investigated an outbreak of Vibrio cholera. The first report of illness in a 43 year old woman was received on August 20. Her stool specimen yielded V. cholera, serogroup 01, serotype Inab…Read More »

December 16 2016 Outbreak of Salmonella Javiana in Maricopa County, AZ

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Shrimp

In July and August 2016 Maricopa County Department of Public Health investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Javiana. There were 40 confirmed cases and 10 probable cases. Thirty three cases reported eating at a single restaurant, "Restaurant A," with e…Read More »

October 15 2015 Outbreak of Shigella sonnei, Mariscos San Juan Restaurant, Santa Clara County, California

  • Organism:
  • Shigella
  • Vehicle:
  • Shrimp

In October 2015 local and state investigators in California were notified of an outbreak of Shigella sonnei among patrons of Mariscos San Juan Restaurant #3, located at 205 North 4th Street in San Jose, California. Ill persons ate food from the resta…Read More »

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