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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July 14 2014 Outbreak of Trichinosis Linked to Consumption of Bear Meat

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In late July 2014, the Alaska State Health Department investigated an outbreak of Trichnella among hunters who consumed bear meat. The hunters butchered and cooked part of the meat over an open fire, consuming it afterwards. Another portion of the me…Read More »

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