U.S. Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Imported Onions

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By Associated Press
October 21, 2021

Health officials accidental the outbreak has sickened much than 650 radical successful the U.S.

A salmonella outbreak tied to onions has sickened much than 650 radical successful 37 states, U.S. wellness officials said.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said astatine slightest 129 radical person been hospitalized. No 1 has died. Nearly each of the illnesses were reported successful August and September, and the largest numbers of cases were successful Texas and Oklahoma.

The outbreak has been traced to full red, achromatic and yellowish onions imported from Chihuahua, Mexico, and distributed passim the United States by ProSource Inc., the CDC said this week.

The institution told wellness officials that the onions were past imported successful precocious August. But onions tin beryllium stored for months and whitethorn inactive beryllium successful homes and businesses, officials said.

Consumers are advised not to bargain oregon devour full caller red, white, oregon yellowish onions imported from Chihuahua and distributed by ProSource, and to propulsion retired immoderate full red, white, oregon yellowish onions that bash not person a sticker oregon packaging.

Additional reporting by The Associated Press.