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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July 17 2017 Outbreak of Gastroenteritis, Thornton, Colorado

  • Organism:
  • Unknown
  • Vehicle:
  • salsa

Colorado reported an outbreak of unknown etiology that occurred among patrons of a restaurant located in Thornton, Colorado. The implicated meal date was Jul 6. There were 5 probable cases. The median incubation period was 7.5 hours. No one was hospi…Read More »

April 17 2017 Outbreak of Norovirus at a Long Term Care Facility, Thornton, Colorado

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

In April 2017 public health investigators in Adams County, Colorado investigated an outbreak of norovirus at a long term care facility located in Thornton. Nineteen people were ill. Eight were laboratory confirmed. No one was hospitalized and no one …Read More »

September 16 2016 Outbreak of Suspected Norovirus, Thornton, Colorado

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

In September 2016, five people became ill with symptoms consistent with norovirus following a meal at a restaurant located in Thornton, Colorado. The median incubation period was 19.3 hours. No one was hospitalized and no one died.…Read More »

August 16 2016 Outbreak of Norovirus at a Catered Lunch and Pool Party, Colorado

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • Unknown

In August 2016 public health officials in Colorado investigated an outbreak of gastroenteritis among people who attended a catered lunch and pool party in Thornton, Colorado. Forty five people reported symptoms. Based on epidemiologic findings, inves…Read More »

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