Local Fairfield Restaurant Causes Campylobacter Outbreak

The Solano Public Health Department has announced that it is investigating an outbreak of Campylobacter connected to a local Mexican restaurant. Alejandro’s Taqueria, which is located on Texas Street in downtown Fairfield, California, has been linked to more than 30 cases of Campylobacter poisoning. The restaurant closed on June 8 for cleaning, and will remain… Read more »

Campylobacter Outbreak Spreads from Private High School

On December 2, 2015, the Warren County Health Department announced that they were investigating an outbreak of Campylobacter associated with private high school. About 30 students have been sickened at the Blair Academy in Blairstown, New Jersey. The illnesses began to be reported in mid-November. Around 80% of the 460 students of the Academy live… Read more »


Download PDF Read More Campylobacter “Campylobacter” is the most common foodborne illness throughout the world and one of the most common diarrheal illnesses in the United States. An estimated 2.4 million persons become infected per year and an approximate 125 deaths per year result.  Campylobacter is a general term that includes multiple strains of bacterium. … Read more »