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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May 17 2017 Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Imported Maradol Papayas

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, papayas

Local, state and federal agencies investigated an outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to consumption of imported Maradol papayas. As of September 14, 2017 a total of 220 persons with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Kiambu, Salmonella Thompson…Read More »

January 17 2017-2018 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Coconut Tree Brand Frozen Shredded Coconut

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • coconut, JJPX01.0199, JKXX01.0191, JKXX01.1718

On January 16, 2018 the CDC announced a multistate outbreak investigation of Salmonella linked to consumption of Coconut Tree Brand Frozen Shredded Coconut distributed by Evershing International Trading Company. The outbreak was declared over on Febr…Read More »

January 17 2017-2018 Multisate Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Liked to Kratom

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • kratom

On February 20, 2018 the CDC announced an investigation of an outbreak of multiple serotypes of Salmonella infections linked to consumption of kratom. Kratom, known as Thang, Kakuam, Thom, Ketom and Biak, is a plant consumed for its stimulant effects…Read More »

December 04 Animal-Derived Pet Treats 2004

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Pet food

In 2004 and early 2005, nine people, in the US and Canada, contracted Salmonella Thompson after handling pet food. All the case isolates were analyzed using pulse-field gel electrophoresis; all isolates were genetic matches to one another. The pet …Read More »

August 99 1999 Outbreak of Salmonella Associated Alfalfa Sprouts, Canada

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

Alfalfa sprouts were identified as the cause of an outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi. A total of 51 cases were reported with 43 in Alberta, six in British Columbia, and two in Saskatchewan. Six opened packages of alfalfa sprouts were taken from case…Read More »

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