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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October 17 2017 Salmonella Newport and Pre-cut fruit, Washington and Oregon

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Watermelon, cantaloupe

In December 2017 Washington State Department of Health announced an outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to consumption of pre-cut watermelon, cantaloupe, or fruit mixes containing watermelon or cantaloupe. Twenty four cases from Washington (21) …Read More »

May 13 2013 Salmonella I 4,12:i:- Infections Associated with a Family Gathering, Pine County, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Watermelon

In June 2013 Minnesota Department of Health staff interviewed a case patient diagnosed with Salmonella I 4,12:i:- identified through routine surveillance. The case reported becoming ill after eating watermelon with family members on May 27 and that a…Read More »

June 12 2012 Outbreak of Norovirus at a Private Party in White Bear Lake, Minnesota

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • Ill food handler

In June 2012 Minnesota public health officials investigated an outbreak of norovirus among people who attended a party held on June 16 at a private home located in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. Foods served at the party included 3 types of sandwiches p…Read More »

October 08 2008 Outbreak of Salmonella Javiana at a Multi-Site Day Care Center, California

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Watermelon

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Javiana occurred among people who had eaten watermelon at a multi-stie day care center progam in California. The day care centers were served by a central kitchen. The likely origin of the outbreak was an infected…Read More »

August 06 2006 Outbreak of Salmonella Newport at a Restaurant Linked to Watermelon, New York

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Watermelon

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Newport was linked to eating watermelon that had been served at a restaurant in New York state.…Read More »

July 06 2006 Outbreak of Norovirus Linked to Watermelon, California

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Watermelon

A confirmed outbreak of Norovirus occurred among people who had eaten watermelon in California. The exposure location was described only as "other."…Read More »

May 06 2006 Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium at a Restaurant, Colorado

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Poultry, Chicken Fruit, Watermelon

A confirmed outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium was associated with eating chicken or watermelon at a restaurant in Colorado.…Read More »

December 93 1993 Outbreak of Salmonella Linked to Homemade Watermelon Juice, Florida

  • Organism:
  • Salmonella
  • Vehicle:
  • Fruit, Watermelon Juice

A watermelon juice drink was the vehicle for an outbreak of Salmonella in Florida.…Read More »

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