Remember, onions are semi-perishable – they can wind up in the back of your refrigerator or pantry.  Pay attention to the recalls and, “When in doubt, throw it out.”  In the outbreaks involving similar products, fully a third sickened become ill AFTER the recall is announced.

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In the

In Canada, as of August 7, 2020, there have been 239 confirmed cases of Salmonella Newport illness linked to this outbreak in the following provinces:

Alberta (149)

British Columbia (67)

Manitoba (13)

Saskatchewan (5)

Ontario (3)

Quebec (1)

Prince Edward Island (1)

In the United States, as of August 7, 2020, a total of 640

As of August 7, 2020, there have been 239 confirmed cases of Salmonella Newport illness linked to this outbreak in the following provinces: British Columbia (67), Alberta (149), Saskatchewan (5), Manitoba (13), Ontario (3), Quebec (1) and Prince Edward Island (1).

Individuals became sick between mid-June and late July 2020. Twenty-nine individuals have been hospitalized.

As of August 6, 2020, a total of 640 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Newport have been reported from 43 states. States with Cases: Alaska (6), Alabama (1), Arizona (14), California (76), Colorado (14), Connecticut (2), Delaware (1), Florida (3), Georgia (1), Idaho (26), Illinois (41), Indiana (2), Iowa (20), Kansas (2),

The food recall warning issued on August 1, 2020 has been updated to include additional product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) food safety investigation.

Freshpoint Foodservice is recalling Freshpoint Foodservice brand red and jumbo onions grown by Thomson International Inc., Bakersfield, California, and imported from the

Taylor Farms Texas, a Dallas, TX establishment, is voluntarily recalling products containing onions as a result of the expanded onion recall initiated by Thomson International, Inc., which resulted in a recall by Taylor Farms’ onion supplier. These recalls are due to concerns of the potential for contamination by Salmonella spp.

Salmonella is an organism which

After receiving notification from onion supplier, Onion 52, that the vendor had sourced onions affected by the recent salmonella-related Thomson International, Inc. onion recall for Giant Eagle, the company pulled all impacted product on Saturday, August 1.

Giant Eagle recalled red, yellow and white onions sold in produce departments across Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Indiana

How 138 acquired Cyclospora remains a mystery.

The number of reported cases of domestically acquired cyclosporiasis has increased from the previous month and has been elevated since May 1, 2020.

As of July 29, 2020, 779 laboratory-confirmed cases of cyclosporiasis have been reported to CDC by 28 states and New York City since May 1,

SEATTLE, August 5, 2020.  William “Bill” Marler, food safety advocate and foodborne illness attorney since 1993, whose Seattle law firm, Marler Clark, has been retained by victims of the recent Fresh Express Cyclospora outbreak and recent Salmonella outbreaks linked Thomson International onions, called today on both companies to pay the medical bills and lost wages