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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August 15 2015 Outbreak of Salmonella, Fig & Olive Restaurants, Washington DC and Los Angeles

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • truffle oil

In 2015 local health departments in Washington DC and Los Angeles, California investigated an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis that occurred at Fig and Olive Restaurants located in Washington DC and Los Angeles. Washington DC location - A total of …Read More »

June 97 1997 Multistate Outbreak of Cyclospororiasis Linked to Fresh Basil at Catered Luncheons

  • Organism:
  • Cyclospora
  • Vehicle:
  • Herbs and Spices, Fresh Basil

A gourmet caterer that had nine stores in the northern Virginia-DC-Baltimore, Maryland metropolitan area was associated with outbreaks of cyclospora. Groups of persons developed cyclosporiasis after group luncheons. Eating dishes that contained fre…Read More »

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