FREMONT, CA – Fremont residents should check their refrigerators and pantry for onions and products made from them. A producer in California was involved in an outbreak of salmonella that caused hundreds of people to become sick in 43 states, including at least 76 in California. Only Oregon and Utah have reported more cases than Golden State. There were no deaths related to the number of onions recovered.
According to a warning from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “People who were sick during this outbreak reported that they ate onions in freshly processed foods, including salads, sandwiches, and cakes. tacos, salsas and sauces. “
Onions are also used in processed dishes including pasta salads, fajita kits and pizza, causing more recalls.
CDC is calling on consumers to boldly ask restaurants and grocery stores about the origin of onions in the manufacturing zones and in processed foods. If they don̵7;t know the source, skip the onion.
On August 1, Thomson International Inc. Bakersfield’s team has voluntarily recalled sweet red, yellow, white and yellow onions because of possible salmonellosis, according to the CDC. Affected products are shipped from 1 May to the date of recall.
According to the CDC, at least 85 people have been hospitalized.
Some onions have been sold at store CDC said that includes Walmart, Kroger, Fred Meyer, Publix, Giant Eagle, Food Lion and HEB.
Onions are sold in many varieties brand name These include Thomson Premium, TLC Thomson International, Tender Loving Care, El Competition, Hartley’s Best, Onion 52, Majestic, Imperial Fresh, Kroger, Utah Onion and Food Lion, according to the Food and Drug Administration.
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On August 5, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service issued a public health warning against products made from the recalled onions. Several companies including Taylor Farms and Giant Eagle have also recalled onions products, including chicken salads, pasta salads, fajita stir-fries, pizza and diced onions.
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The CDC says people should inspect their homes for recalled products and throw away the affected items.
“Don’t eat them or try to cook onions or other foods to be safe,” says the CDC.
Signs of salmonella poisoning include diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps six hours to six days after exposure to the bacteria. People younger than 5 years old, people over 65 years old, and people with weakened immune systems are more likely to get worse.
In some cases, the infection can spread from the intestine to other parts of the body and requires hospitalization.
The CDC encourages anyone with symptoms of salmonella poisoning to contact a doctor, write down what they ate the week before becoming sick, report the illness to the health department and talk to investigators. their.
– Written by Patch editor Megan VerHelst with additional reporting by Bea Karnes