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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October 18 2018 Multistate/Multiprovince Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Linked to Romaine Lettuce, United States and Canada

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Romaine Lettuce

On November 20, 2018 the CDC announced a multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 linked to consumption of romaine lettuce. At the time of the announcement, investigators suspected romaine lettuce grown in California. As of November 9, 2018 there were …Read More »

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