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 06 Multistate Raw Shellfish 2006

  • Organism:
  • Vibrio
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Shellfish, Oysters, Crab, Lobster, Scallops, Shrimp

New York, Oregon and Washington reported 177 cases of Vibrio parahaemolyticus infection between May 20 and July 31. One hundred twenty two of the cases were associated with 17 clusters based on epidemiology. Two clusters in New York City were linke…Read More »

July 04 2004 Outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus Infections on a Cruise Ship Alaska

  • Organism:
  • Vibrio
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood Shellfish Oysters

Oysters that were harvested in Alaska and served on a cruise ship during four separate cruises were implicated in an outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus. The genetic strain of Vibrio that had been isolated from the ill persons matched the strain tha…Read More »

July 98 Long Island Sound Raw Shellfish 1998

  • Organism:
  • Vibrio
  • Vehicle:
  • Seafood, Shellfish, oyster Seafood, Shellfish, clam

A July to September outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections was found to be associated with consumption of raw oysters and clams harvested in Long Island Sound. The New York City Department of Health (NYCDOH) began investigating when a New Yo…Read More »

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