2009 Foodborne Outbreak Information


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06/29. JBS Swift E. coli Recalls Linked to Illnesses in AZ, CA, CO, FL, IL, MI, MN, NE, OR, SC, TN, UT, WI And Canada?

06/29. CDC – 24 Illnesses in Multiple States Appear Linked

06/29. Canada:Three children's cases of E. coli infection in London ‘unusual’

06/29. Vietnam: Tuna lunch sends 30 more workers to hospital with food poisoning

06/25. Salmonella investigation continuing

06/25. Philippines: 50 village chiefs food poisoned in Palawan

06/24. Third Salmonella outbreak linked to unlicensed caterer

06/24. Multistate Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Infections Linked to Eating Raw Cookie Dough

06/23. CDC – 70 now Ill with E. coli O157:H7 Lined to Nestle Toll House Cookie Dough

06/23. India: Two girls die of food poisoning in Banaskantha

06/22. Canada: Contaminated onions suspected in North Bay's E. Coli outbreak

06/22. Nestlé Recall Leaves A Mystery in Its Wake

06/22. Lawsuit in E. coli Cookie Dough Outbreak Filed by Marler Clark

06/22. India: 200 hospitalized for food poisoning in Kotputli

06/22. Golf campers hit with food poisoning


06/21. Vietnam: Rotten tuna causes recent food poisoning

06/21. Children stable after food poisoning case at C China kindergarten

06/21. North Dakota Salmonella outbreak may be linked to caterer

06/20. CDC releases information on the Nestle Toll House Cookie Dough E. coli Outbreak

06/19. Tests Indicate Salmonella at Two ND Events

06/19. Nestle Toll House Raw Cookie Dough Linked to E. coli Outbreak in 28 States

06/19. Nestle Cookie Dough Tied to 66 Illnesses From E. Coli


06/16. CDC: Norovirus and Salmonella Top Causes of Foodborne Disease Outbreaks in 2006

06/15. Poland: Dozens poisoned with Salmonella

06/15. Report: Weston club told to toss food after dentist's death

06/15. Weston country club told to discard food after dentist's death

06/15. Sri Lanka: Nearly 500 Hospitalized

06/12. CDC Data – Surveillance for Foodborne Disease Outbreaks in the United States, 2006

06/12. Outbreak of E. Coli O157:H7 Infections Linked to Jimmy John’s Restaurants

06/12. Virus dismissed as root of dinner illness

06/12. Hundreds of Vietnam workers hospitalized with food poisoning


06/11. CDC: 1,270 U.S. food borne outbreaks

06/11. India: Mangalore: Food Poisoning: Children Recover, Many Discharged

06/10. India: 30 hospitalised due to food poison

06/10. Food Poisoning Sickens Students Attending Prom at Boston Park Plaza Hotel

06/09. India: Mangalore: Food Poisoning - Students of Residential School Hospitalized

06/05. Maine E. coli O157:H7 Illnesses Linked to National Cluster of Illnesses

06/04. Salmonella Hospitalizes Two Lee's Summit Kindergartners

06/04. India: Jaipur: 152 ill after food poisoning

06/02. Australia: SA listeria outbreak source unclear


05/29. Officials warn of Shigella

05/29. Albania: 50 Kicevo students get food poisoning in Tirana

05/28. Suit filed over mass food poisoning in Azerbaijani military unit

05/27. Azerbaijan: mass food poisoning in military unit

05/27. UK: Wedding guests taken ill with food poisoning

05/27. Did West Seattle woman die of food poisoning in Thailand?

05/26. Ohio E. coli O157:H7 Illnesses and Death Appears Linked to Cleveland Restaurant and VFW Hall

05/26. India Over 100 persons admitted in hospital for food poisoning

05/26. India: 7 children die of food poisoning in Sikkim


05/22. Was Valley Meats (or at least the plant) Linked to THREE Prior E. coli O157:H7 Outbreaks and Recalls?

05/22. Girl Dies From E. coli O157:H7 in Cleveland – Likely Linked to Other E.coli O157:H7 illnesses

05/22. Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Linked to Valley Meats in OH, PA and IL Spurs Ground Beef Recall

05/22. Australia: Tomatoes cited for hepatitis

05/22. Salmonella Infections May Be Linked to Queso Fresco

05/22. Woman celebrating her 50th dies after eating oysters

05/22. Homemade cheese causes food poisonings


05/14. Nepal: Police Ill Due To Food Poisoning At Airport

05/13. Couple Lucky to be Alive After Eating Deadly Fish Given to Them as ‘Gift’

05/12. Understanding the sources of campylobacter infection in Scotland

05/11. India: 150 take ill after eating contaminated food

05/11. Food poisoning: 50 taken ill in Rajasthan

05/11. Mystery Thai resort deaths from food?

05/08. CDC Reports Outbreak of Salmonella Serotype Saintpaul Infections Associated with Eating Alfalfa Sprouts

05/08. Ireland: Nursing home residents fall ill with food poisoning


05/06. Latest Report Shows Salmonella Remains Most Common Cause of Food-borne Outbreaks – EFSA-ECDC

05/06. India: B'lore MBA students suffer food poisoning

05/05. Health Department reports 148 shigellosis cases this year

05/05. Shigella Cases Continue to Rise in Macon County

05/05. Imported Sprout Seeds Implicated in Salmonella Outbreaks

05/04. “Market Withdraw” of Italian Alfalfa Seeds Distributed by Caudill Seed Company Linked to Salmonella Sprouts Outbreak

05/04. Salmonella investigation traces outbreak to imported sprout seeds

05/01. India: 15 MBA students from Bangalore hospitalised for food poisoning


04/30. Salmonella Lawsuit to be Filed Amid Continuing Outbreak Linked to Sprouts

04/30. 46 get stomach bug at Des Plaines firm

04/30. Salmonella Pudding Caused Illnesses at New Hampshire Camp

04/29. Salmonella Cases Linked To Pudding At Camp

04/29. 22 people recover in suspected food poisoning case in NW China

04/28. CDC – Investigation of an Outbreak of 35 Salmonella Saintpaul Infections Linked to Raw Alfalfa Sprouts

04/28. Up to 35 students fall ill on camp trip

04/28. Philippines: Cake downs 15 partygoers in Vizcaya

04/28. Malaysia: 42 pupils hit by food poisoning


04/27. Thirty-Three Sprout Linked Outbreaks Since 1990 Sickened 2,166

04/27. UK: Hepatitis A outbreak at Solihull primary school

04/27. Salmonella hospitalizes Dayton woman, 77

04/27. India: Poisoned rotla, not slush caused tragedy

04/24. Health Officials Confirm Norovirus At Marina Inn

04/23. Salmonella strikes dozens on science trip

04/23. Michigan salmonella outbreak tied to alfalfa sprouts


04/22. Raleigh restaurant Evoo possibly tied to food-borne illness

04/22. Salem students stricken with salmonella poisoning Environmental camp under state review

04/22. India: Two die after eating 'gol gappas' in Ludhiana

04/22. Salmonella Sickens Scores of Students at Massachusetts School

04/22. Another food poisoning in Eastern Sri Lanka

04/21. Campylobacter Sickens 11 With Raw Milk From Kinkin Corner Dairy

04/21. Philippines: Guests, kids hospitalized after wedding feast

04/21. “Gross Contamination’ in Cheese Linked to Illinois Food Poisoning

04/21. West Java: 147 Bogor residents suffer from food poisoning

04/21. Scotland: Food poisoning: store link


04/14. Philippines: Two Dead from Sea Cucumber Food Poisoning

04/14. Salmonella suspected at NH gathering

04/14. OK officials don’t know source of rare E. coli strain

04/14. Jordan: Deir Alla students taken to hospital in food poisoning incident

04/14. 33 Belgian Aid Workers Get Food Poisoning in Nicaragua

04/14. China: Food Poisoning Sickens 30 Film Crew, Extras

04/14. Philippines: 2 dead from sea cucumber food poisoning

04/14. Singapore: Three new cases in steamboat food poisoning

04/14. Rojak stall owner faces court action over mass food poisoning


04/13. Suspected food poisoning sickens 101 Chinese college students

04/13. Singapore reports another case of mass food poisoning

04/13. Food Poisoning Outbreak Hits Bulgaria Village School

04/13. Singapore: Three new cases in steamboat food poisoning

04/10. OSDH Issues Final Report on E. coli 0111 Outbreak Linked to Country Cottage Restaurant

04/10. Australia: Salmonella cases blamed on raw eggs

04/10. Philippines: Food poisoning downs 5 in Cagayan de Oro

04/10. Suspected food poisoning sickens 101 Chinese college students


04/09. Listeriosis outbreak in Santiago de Chile

04/09. New salmonella case confirmed

04/09. State: Bacterial illness linked to dairy

04/08. Singapore: Victims ate seafood items

04/08. Colorado dairy shut after 11 sickened

04/08. Vibrio parahaemolyticus bacteria identified in 2 cases of rojak food poisoning

04/07. Singapore: 26 more people ill (Vibrio parahaemolyticus)

04/07. Second Lawsuit Filed After Salmonella Outbreak

04/07. Singapore: Rojak food poisoning: The facts so far


04/06. Raw nuts may be source of pistachio contamination

04/06. Reports of norovirus symptoms dwindle; Shaw Hall dining room reopens

04/06. Singapore: Another 'critically ill’

04/06. Sri Lanka: Food poisoning in Trinco

04/06. Vietnam: Food poisoning cases alarm parents

04/06. Malaysia: 80 students down with food poisoning

04/06. India: Food poisoning: 12-year-old dies, 19 taken ill

04/06. Singapore: Rojak scare is worst mass food poisoning outbreak since 2007

04/06. N Korea seeks FIFA probe into food-poisoning


04/03. MSU Dining Hall Closed Thanks to Another Food Poisoning Outbreak

04/02. Number Of MSU Students Sick Could Top 50

04/02. MSU dining hall closed after students hospitalized

04/02. 28 MSU students suddenly fall sick

04/01. Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Associated with Raw Milk Purchased at Whole Foods – CT, 2008

04/01. Two in Carson contracted Salmonella

03/31. Officials in OR, WA, CA & NV track outbreak of S. Rissen to imported ground pepper

03/31. Mad cow disease suspected in Spanish doctor's death

03/31. Salmonella Outbreak Traced to White Pepper Spice

03/31. Four cases of rare salmonella poisoning reported in Portland


03/30. 33 Sickened – Union International Food Company Pulls Salmonella Spices

03/30. Philippines: Some Samuya workers positive for Salmonella

03/27. Investigation Continues In Aetna's E. Coli Cases

03/27. Norway: Outbreak of E.coli-infection (EHEC-infection)

03/27. Vietnam: Students hospitalized after food poisoning

03/26. More Than 100 People Sickened With Bacterial Infection After Eating at New York Applebee’s

03/26. Denmark: E. coli outbreak successfully traced through credit cards

03/26. Another group of school children becomes ill with food poisoning in Eastern Sri Lanka

03/26. UK: 80 food poisoning cases linked to former Saffron restaurant

03/25. Seven Shigella Cases Reported at Camillus Applebee’s – 9,000 Exposed


03/24. Health Officials Investigate E. Coli Cases Among Aetna Employees

03/24. Sri Lanka: Food poisoning in Trinco

03/23. Tainted turmeric supplements linked to Scandinavian deaths

03/23. Raw Oysters Linked to Recent Illness

03/23. Vietnam: Food poisoning alarm in delta

03/23. Vietnam: 500 workers suffer food poisoning in Dong Nai


03/20. Sprout Salmonella Cases Rapidly Rising

03/20. Officials: Staff at top restaurant carried virus

03/19. Sunsprout Salmonella Sprouts Now Linked to 121 Illnesses in NE, SD and IA

03/19. Report published following inquiry into 2005 outbreak of E.coli in Wales

03/19. 45 more cases of [sprouts] salmonella reported in NE, IA

03/19. China: 300 students hit by food poisoning

03/19. Hong Kong: 19 diners suspected to have food poisoning

03/18. Restaurant-goers Sickened by Raw Oysters, Again

03/18. Stock Show still suspected in E. coli cases


03/17. 84 Salmonella Cases in Nebraska Linked to CW sprouts

03/17. 691 Salmonella Typhimurium Peanut Product Illnesses in 46 states

03/17. Quebec man died of listeriosis, federal health agency confirms

03/16. Middle East: Food poisoning toll rises to 51

03/13. South Dakota Reports More Salmonella Cases Linked To Sprouts

03/13. Salmonella cases: Half still come from crackers

03/12. Peanut Corp. Salmonella Toll Mounts

03/12. Fat Duck restaurant reopens after food scare

03/11. Stephanie Smith remains in a wheelchair, fighting to walk – and dance – once again


03/10. Salmonella Peanut Update – 683 sick – 23% Hospitalized

03/10. Edmondson: Locust Grove E. coli investigation ‘botched’

03/10. SunSprout Salmonella Spreading

03/09. Raw Cheese Contaminated with Listeria Suspected in Baby Deaths in WA

03/09. 2005 “Best Restaurant in the World” Poisons 400

03/09. Kansas identifies 5 cases linked to regional Salmonella outbreak

03/06. Spain reports fifth human death from mad cow disease

03/05. Nebraska-Iowa Salmonella Outbreak Prompts Alfalfa Sprout Recall
Cause of suspected food poisoning that left one dead identified

Nebraska Salmonella Linked to Alfalfa Sprouts

03/04. 1 Dead, 4 hospitalized in Honduras food poisoning case

03/03. Salmonella Outbreak in Neb. Source Identified – CW Sprouts from Omaha

03/03. Health Department investigating Salmonella outbreak

03/03. Estes to investigate salmonella outbreak

03/03. Salmonella outbreak traced to Neb. Alfalfa sprouts

03/03. India: 69 children suffer from food poisoning after consuming milk

03/03. Fat Duck illness 'not poisoning’


03/02. 3 in Spokane sickened by canned-bean botulism

03/02. Unpasteurized cheese blamed for listeria, two miscarriages

03/02. At least 14 sickened by salmonella in Midlands

03/02. Salmonella’s ‘fingerprint’ could be clue to its source

02/27. 84 Passengers Contract Norovirus On Cruise Ship

02/27. Man steps up after mom's salmonella-related death

02/27. 14 cases of salmonella poisoning in Omaha area

02/27. India: Farewell lunch poisons 19 students

02/27. Heston Blumenthal's Fat Duck closes over food poisoning scare


02/26. Norway: Danish meat caused salmonella in Norway

02/26. Okla. wells near outbreak test positive for E. coli

02/26. Salmonella outbreak may linger for 2 years

02/26. ADC food poisoning investigation ongoing

02/25. Contaminated food, water causes 700,000 deaths in Africa annually
Seventy People Poisoned by Clenbuterol in China
Casserole blamed for inmate illness outbreak
02/25. China: 14 people sickened over suspected pig-feed additive
Salmonella Count Now at 666

Peanut Corporation of America Salmonella Typhimurium Outbreak Update

02/24. 57 people sick in snack food poisoning in NE China

02/23. 5 Oahu Salmonella Cases Linked To Peanut Recall

02/23. Food poisoning grips 500 KZN children

02/23. China: 70 ill from tainted pig organs

02/23. Food poisoning hospitalizes at least 40 people in NE China

02/19. Greece: First case of child botulism

02/19. Belle Plaine family struck by salmonella files lawsuit

02/19. Kyrgyzstan: Pupils in Dzhalal-Abad poisoned

02/19. 80 cases of food poisoning at ADC


02/18. India: 40 admitted to hospital with food

02/17. Antibiotic-resistant salmonella? Not this time

02/17. Salmonella outbreak: Sons fight for safer food

02/17. Taiwan: Bureau investigates dairy after school children fall sick

02/17. Philippines: Pangasinan town bans eating shellfish after food poisoning

02/17. Saudi Arabia: Food poisoning claims boy’s life

02/17. India: 488 fall prey to food poisoning


02/16. Denver E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Stock Show

02/16. AG looks for E. coli poultry link

02/16. Two Burmese sailors die on Korean cargo ship

02/16. Bangladesh: Food poisoning: Over 100 DUET students fall sick

02/16. Salmonella linked to Plainview peanut plant

02/16. India: 70 admitted in hospitals for food poisoning

02/16. S. Korea: 2 Sailors Die of Food Poisoning


02/13. Medina woman who died from salmonella identified

02/13. New cases reported of E. coli from Stock Show outbreak

02/13. Attorney General claims poultry litter likely caused E. coli outbreak

02/12. Malaysia: 52 pupils ill after meal

02/11. Ohio reports new death linked to salmonella strain

02/11. U.S. family tells how tainted peanuts sickened child


02/09. Hepatitis A virus infects food worker

02/09. First animal injured in salmonella outbreak

02/09. India: 50 students take ill in Kozhikode, food poisoning suspected

02/06. Salmonella Typhimurium Outbreak Updated

02/05. Health Dept: E. Coli Cases May Be Linked To Stock Show

02/05. Australia: Heatwave linked to outbreak of food poisoning

02/05. First Florida salmonella poisoning linked to peanut plant reported

02/04. MMWR: Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Associated with Peanut Butter

02/04. Dutch report 3rd death from human form of mad cow

02/04. Salmonella outbreak shows need for notification, better regulation


02/03. Officials: virus threat resolved

02/02. Illness outbreak strikes Dells convention

02/02. Oysters from Local Eatery Sicken 19 People

02/02. Local Death May Be Due To Salmonella Outbreak

02/02. Obama Orders Review of FDA in Salmonella Outbreak

02/02. Philippines: 2 arrested for food poisoning incident in Negros town

02/02. Burma: 29 children suffer from physic nut poisoning

02/02. India: Two die, 19 taken ill after food poisoning in Jharkhand


01/30. Half U.S. salmonella victims children, CDC says

01/30. Muskegon County health officials say shigella outbreak subsiding

01/30. Chicago Listeria Outbreak

01/30. A heartbreaking lawsuit: Surviving cancer, done in by Salmonella


01/29. Ohio Reports 68 Salmonella Cases

01/28. Wyoming had salmonella case before outbreak

01/27. D.C. Department of Health Confirms: Norovirus Back at CUA

01/27. Three Cases of Listeriosis Found in Illinois

01/27. Peanut butter food poisoning cases top 500

01/27. Japan: 7 blowfish diners sent to hospital


01/26. Jackson County Norovirus

01/26. National salmonella death toll rises to 7

01/26. 5 Utah salmonella cases linked to U.S. outbreak

01/26. E. Coli cases confirmed in Watauga County

01/26. Atlanta dog a victim of salmonella poisoning?

01/26. Thailand: Contaminated silkworms poison 118

01/26. 80 students fall ill in Delhi school

01/26. Minnesota reports 3rd food poisoning death


01/23. [E. coli O111] Outbreak's origin a mystery

01/23. Health agency looks into 2 cases of food poisoning

01/21. Investigation Update: Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium

01/21. Death linked to salmonella, family to sue

01/21. US says Georgia plant is sole salmonella source

01/21. 42 salmonella cases now reported in Massachusetts

01/21. Food poisoning kills one, hospitalizes five workers in Urals

01/20. Duluth Man Dies of Salmonella

01/20. Cardiff couple’s Turkish holiday blighted by food poisoning

01/20. India: Food poisoning left thirty-seven hospitalized

01/20. Some 800 people fall ill for food poisoning in Brazil


01/16. Peanut Butter Recall: Bird Droppings May Be At Fault

01/16. Georgia Lab Test Confirm Salmonella Contamination in an “Unopened” Tub

01/16. Death Toll Now reaches six – ID, MN, VA and NC

01/16. Officials investigate 3 salmonella cases in Utah

01/16. More cases of NC salmonella, one death

01/16. Canada: E. coli strain sickens seven

01/16. Canada: Investigation into rash of E. coli cases

01/16. Test: Some peanut butter at Ga. Plant contaminated


01/15. Toll Rising – 448 sickened, 99 Hospitalized and 5 Deaths

01/15. N.B. resident linked to U.S. salmonella outbreak

01/15. Salmonella outbreak: 2 Minnesota victims ID'd

01/15. 5 more salmonella cases confirmed in Michigan

01/15. 01/14. No salmonella link to peanut butter in R.I.


01/13. Salmonella Typhimurium Outbreak

01/13. From CDC: Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium Infections, 2008-2009

01/13. 2 Virginians had salmonella when they died

01/12. Peanut butter most likely caused Salmonella outbreak

01/12. People get Salmonella Typhimurium from eating Peanut Butter

01/12. Peanut Butter Suspected In Salmonella Outbreak

01/12. Thailand: Seventy-three suffered from food poisoning

01/12. Peanut butter linked to Salmonella outbreak


01/09. Investigation of Outbreak of Infections Caused by Salmonella Typhimurium 2008-2009

01/09. Salmonella Typhimurium Outbreak - Are we waiting for “Change to Come?”

01/09. Minnesota Death Linked to Salmonella Typhimurium Outbreak

01/09. Girl Recovering From Salmonella Poisoning

01/09. Australia: Diarrhoea in Central Highlands town due to E. coli in water


01/08. Nearly 400 Sickened in 42-State Salmonella Outbreak

01/08. Malaysia: 155 NS trainees down with food poisoning

01/08. Salmonella poisoning affects local residents

01/08. Salmonella outbreak sickens 388 across U.S.: CDC

01/07. CDC steps up efforts to find salmonella source

01/07. Vietnam: Salad suspected in wedding guest hospital


01/06. Botulism from Drinking Pruno

01/06. Taiwan: Tainted feed kills 300 dogs

01/06. Unpasteurized Milk Likely Source of Campylobacter Outbreak

01/06. Deadly mushrooms send 3 to UCSF hospital

01/05. Father of Melamine-Poisoned Child Arrested

01/05. Girl gets sick after touching venison

01/02. Over 150 in Madhya Pradesh affected by food poisoning

01/02. Philippines: Food poisoning downs 7 in GenSan

01/02. More hospitalized in Sri Lanka due to food poisoning



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