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 90 Des Moines Wedding Pork Sausage 1990

  • Organism:
  • Other
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork, Pork Sausage

People who attended a wedding on July 14, and ate raw pork sausage, developed trichinellosis. Most of the people who attended the wedding originated from Southeast Asia where it is customary to eat raw pork; the hazards of eating raw or undercooked …Read More »

December 90 Shenandoah Valley Pork Sausage 1990

  • Organism:
  • Other
  • Vehicle:
  • Pork, Pork Sausage

A trichinellosis outbreak occurred in the Shenandoah Valley area of Virginia among persons who had eaten pork sausage. The pork sausage was purchased through retail grocery stores that in turn had purchased the product from a local processing plant.…Read More »

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