Public Health Notices

Active Health Investigations

Currently in effect

Food-related outbreaks

Outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to pet hedgehogs - (NEW) - November 6, 2020
Salmonella investigation overview (as of November 6, 2020)
At a glance
Outbreak status Ongoing
Case count 11
Provinces/Territories
  • Alberta (4)
  • Saskatchewan (1)
  • Québec (6)
Hospitalizations 0
Deaths 0
Gender 8 males
3 females
Age range in years 0-63
Recall NO
Outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections linked to shellfish - October 14, 2020
Vibrio parahaemolyticus investigation overview (as of October 14, 2020)
At a glance
Outbreak status Ongoing
Case count 21
Provinces/Territories
  • Saskatchewan (1)
  • Quebec (7)
  • New Brunswick(10)
  • Prince Edward Island(3)
Hospitalizations 1
Deaths 0
Gender 13 males
8 females
Age range in years 11 - 92
Recall NO
Outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to contact with pig ear dog treats - September 29, 2020
Salmonella investigation overview (as of September 29, 2020)
At a glance
Outbreak status Ongoing
Case count 8
Provinces/Territories
  • British Columbia (5)
  • Alberta (2)
  • Yukon (1)
Hospitalizations 3
Deaths 1
Gender 4 males
4 females
Age range in years 7 - 95
Recall NO
Outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to snakes and rodents - 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

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