Public Health Notices

Active Health Investigations

Currently in effect

Food-related outbreaks

Outbreak of E. coli infections linked to Fresh Express brand Sunflower Crisp Chopped Salad Kits - (final update) - January 16, 2020
E. coli investigation overview (as of January 16, 2019)
At a glance
Outbreak status Closed

Case count

28

Provinces/Territories

  • Manitoba (3)
  • Ontario (11)
  • Quebec (4)
  • New Brunswick (4)
  • Nova Scotia (4)
  • Prince Edward Island (1)
  • Newfoundland and Labrador (1)

Hospitalizations

8

Deaths

0

Gender

9 male
19 female

Age range in years

2-85

Recall

Yes

United States outbreak of E. coli infections linked to romaine lettuce with implications for Canadians - (final update) January 15, 2020
E. coli investigation overview (as of January 15, 2020)
At a glance
Outbreak status Closed
Case count 4
Provinces/Territories
  • Alberta (1)
  • Manitoba (1)
  • New Brunswick (1)
  • Ontario (1)
Hospitalizations 1
Deaths 0
Gender 2 male
2 female
Age range in years 25 to 71
Recall No
Outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to raw turkey and raw chicken - (update) - December 18, 2019
Salmonella investigation overview (as of December 18, 2019)
At a glance
Outbreak status Ongoing
Case count 126
Provinces/Territories
  • British Columbia (31)
  • Alberta (44)
  • Saskatchewan (8)
  • Manitoba (24)
  • Ontario (8)
  • Quebec (2)
  • New Brunswick (1)
  • Prince Edward Island (1)
  • Northwest Territories (1)
  • Nunavut (6)
Hospitalizations 38
Deaths 1
Gender 60 male
66 female
Age range in years 0-96
Recall NO
Outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to snakes and rodents - (NEW) - December 10, 2019
Salmonella investigation overview (as of December 10, 2019)
At a glance
Outbreak status Ongoing
Case count 92
Provinces/Territories
  • British Columbia (4)
  • Ontario (16)
  • Quebec (52)
  • New Brunswick (9)
  • Nova Scotia (5)
  • Newfoundland and Labrador (6)
Hospitalizations 6
Deaths 0
Gender 39 male
53 female
Age range in years 0-88
Recall NO
Outbreaks of Salmonella infections linked to raw chicken, including frozen raw breaded chicken products - (update) - May 25, 2019
Salmonella investigations overview (as of May 25, 2019)
At a glance
Outbreak status Ongoing
Active investigations 1
Closed investigations 17
Case count 584 cases of Salmonella illness
Provinces/Territories
  • British Columbia (44)
  • Alberta (85)
  • Saskatchewan (18)
  • Manitoba (29)
  • Ontario (215)
  • Quebec (119)
  • New Brunswick (31)
  • Nova Scotia (19)
  • Prince Edward Island (7)
  • Newfoundland and Labrador(12)
  • Northwest Territories (2)
  • Yukon (1)
  • Nunavut (2)
Hospitalizations 97
Deaths 3
Age range in years 0-98
Recalls Yes

Antibiotic resistant and blood-borne infections

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