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 19 2019 Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Oranienburg Linked to Pet Turtles

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Turtles

Twenty six people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Oranienburg were reported from 14 states. Eight hospitalizations were reported. No deaths were reported. Illnesses started on dates ranging from May 29, 2019 to October 31, 2019. Epide…Read More »

March 17 2017 Outbreak of Salmonella Agbeni Infections Linked to Pet Turtles

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • turtle

The CDC and multiple states investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Agbeni linked to contact with pet turtles. Thirty-seven people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Agbeni were reported from 13 states. Illness onset dates ranged from Mar…Read More »

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