Welcome to outbreakdatabase.com, a searchable database of illness outbreaks caused by one or more of the following

  1. consumption of contaminated foods or beverages,
  2. exposure to animals,
  3. exposure to contaminated recreational water,
  4. person-to-person contact with someone whose illness initiated from animal exposure or consumption of contaminated foods and beverages.

Here is September 2012:

Salmonella at Aliano’s Ristorante, Batavia, Illinois – 2012

In September 2012 the Kane County Health Department announced an outbreak of Salmonella among customers of Aliano’s Ristorante located at 90 N. Island Avenue in Batavia, Illinois. As of September 18, 2012 there had been six cases of salmonellosis.…Read More »

XL Foods Inc. beef linked to E. coli O157 Illnesses, 2012

Following identification of 4 patients in Edmonton, Alberta in September 2012 who were infected with E. coli O157 after consuming steaks purchased at Costco and manufactured by XL Foods, Inc. public health investigators in Canada learned of additional…Read More »

Salmonella in Auburn, Alabama Daycare, 2012

Health officials in Lee County, Alabama investigated an outbreak of salmonellosis in children who attended Milestones Learning Center in Auburn. At least 4 children who attended the daycare between September 24 and October 13 were ill. The infection…Read More »

October is coming.