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Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Paratyphi B variant L(+) tartrate(+) and Salmonella Weltevreden Infections Linked to Frozen Raw Tuna (Final Update)

Posted August 19, 2015 5:30 PM ET

This investigation is over; however, the recalled frozen tuna has a long shelf life and may still be in freezers. Restaurants and retailers unaware of the recalls could continue to serve and sell sushi made with recalled frozen tuna and people could get sick. Read the Advice to Restaurants, Retailers, and Consumers.

People infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Paratyphi B variant L(+) tartrate(+) or Salmonella Weltevreden, by state of residence, as of August 18, 2015 (n=65) 

People infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Paratyphi B variant L(+) tartrate(+) or Salmonella Weltevreden, by state of residence, as of August 18, 2015 (n=65)
State Ill persons
Arizona 12
California 35
Illinois 1
Michigan 2
Minnesota 4
Mississippi 1
New Mexico 6
South Dakota 1
Virginia 1
Washington 1
Wisconsin 1
Total ill persons 65

July 22, 2015

People infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Paratyphi B variant L(+) tartrate(+), by state of residence, as of July 20, 2015 (n=62)

State Ill persons
Arizona 11
California 34
Illinois 1
Michigan 1
Minnesota 4
Mississippi 1
New Mexico 6
South Dakota 1
Virginia 1
Washington 1
Wisconsin 1
Total ill persons 62

July 15, 2015

People infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Paratyphi B variant L(+) tartrate(+), by state of residence, as of July 14, 2015 (n=60)

People infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Paratyphi B variant L(+) tartrate(+), by state of residence, as of July 14, 2015 (n=60)

State Ill persons
Arizona 11
California 34
Illinois 1
Michigan 1
Minnesota 2
Mississippi 1
New Mexico 6
South Dakota 1
Virginia 1
Washington 1
Wisconsin 1
Total ill persons 60

May 21, 2015

Persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Paratyphi B variant L(+) tartrate(+), by state of residence, as of May 21, 2015 (n=53)

  Persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Paratyphi B variant L(+) tartrate(+), by state of residence, as of May 21, 2015 (n=53)
StateIll persons
Arizona10
California31
Illinois1
Mississippi1
New Mexico6
South Dakota1
Virginia1
Washington1
Wisconsin1
Total ill persons53
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