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 17 2017 Outbreak of Gastroenteritis Attributed to (Suspected) Lectin Toxin, Bellingham, Washington

  • Organism:
  • Toxin
  • Vehicle:
  • Cranberry Beans

Twenty-six people developed gastroenteritis attributed to suspected lectin toxin as a result of eating undercooked cranberry beans at a restaurant located in Bellingham, Washington. The implicated meal date was August 31, 2017.…Read More »

April 15 2015 E. coli O157 Outbreak at Milk Makers Fest, Washington

  • Organism:
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Vehicle:
  • Animal contact

In April 2015 local and state public health officials investigated an outbreak of E. coli O157 that occurred among people who attended the Milk Makers Fest held at the Northwest Washington Fairground in Lynden, Washington. The event was held between…Read More »

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