Public Health Notices

Active Health Investigations

Currently in effect

Food-related outbreaks

Outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to red onions imported from the United States – (Update) – August 2, 2020
Salmonella investigation overview (as of August 2, 2020)
At a glance
Outbreak status Ongoing
Case count 120
Provinces/Territories
  • British Columbia (43)
  • Alberta (56)
  • Saskatchewan (4)
  • Manitoba (13)
  • Ontario (2)
  • Québec (1)
  • Prince Edward Island (1)
Hospitalizations 17
Deaths 0
Gender 53 males
67 females
Age range in years 3 -100
Recall YES
Outbreak of Cyclospora infections linked to salad products – July 8, 2020
Cyclospora investigation overview (as of July 8, 2020)
At a glance
Outbreak status Ongoing
Case count 37
Provinces/Territories
  • Ontario (26)
  • Quebec (10)
  • Newfoundland and Labrador (1)
Hospitalizations 1
Deaths 0
Gender 9 males
28 females
Age range in years 21-70
Recall YES
Outbreak of E. coli infections linked to Carnivora brand frozen raw pet food – June 12, 2020
E. coli investigation overview (as of June 12, 2020)
At a glance
Outbreak status Ongoing
Case count 4
Provinces/Territories
  • British Columbia (1)
  • Alberta (2)
  • Manitoba (1)
Hospitalizations 2
Deaths 0
Gender 1 male
3 female
Age range in years 3-43
Recall YES
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
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

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