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You may need to toss your onions as salmonella outbreak has been linked to the vegetable

Your onions may do more than make you cry when you slice them, they may get you sick. The Center for Disease Control is warning of a salmonella outbreak tied to onions. As of Thursday, there have been 652 cases causing 129 hospital visits across 37 states, including Colorado. However, the CDC says that number could be way higher and include some other states due to quick recovery times and determining if the ill are part of the outbreak.
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CDC Investigating Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Onions

WASHINGTON (KDKA) – The CDC says a salmonella outbreak in the U.S., including in Pennsylvania, is linked to whole, red, white, and yellow onions. The onions had been imported from Chihuahua, Mexico. More than 600 people have gotten sick and that includes up to 10 people in Pennsylvania. They were...
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Onions linked to salmonella outbreak in 37 states

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have identified ProSource Inc. (dba ProSource Produce LLC) as the source of a 37-state salmonella outbreak linked to whole, fresh onions. In announcing the alert Wednesday, the FDA and CDC said Hailey, Idaho-based ProSource has voluntarily...
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Tulsa World

Time to toss the onions? Salmonella outbreak hits Oklahoma, Texas hardest

Oklahoma health officials are reporting 98 individuals sickened in a salmonella outbreak tied to onions shipped to 37 states. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 652 people across the U.S. were sickened, Oklahoma behind only Texas with 158 affected, and at least 129 people have been hospitalized. No one has died.
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Onions identified as cause of nationwide Salmonella outbreak

WASHINGTON -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Wednesday evening that a nationwide Salmonella outbreak stems at least in part from whole onions imported from Chihuahua, Mexico, and distributed in this country by ProSource Inc. So far, 652 people have become ill, with 129 of them hospitalized....
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FOX Carolina

CDC identifies onions as cause of salmonella outbreak in more than 35 states

(Meredith) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified red, white and yellow onions imported from Mexico as the source of a salmonella outbreak in 37 states. The onions were imported from Chihuahua, Mexico and distributed by ProSource Inc. and are linked to 652 illnesses and 129 hospitalizations.
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Is Salmonella Oranienburg Outbreak Connected to Onions or Limes?

The rapidly expanding Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak has not yet been definitively solved by the FDA or CDC, but there are clues in the latest investigation information. On Friday, September 24, 2021, the CDC said that they found the outbreak strain in a takeout condiment cup that contained cilantro, onion, and lime. Is the Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak connected to onions or lime?
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA In Brief: FDA Releases Investigation Report Following 2020 Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Red Onions

The following quote is attributed to Frank Yiannas, FDA Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response. “The FDA has been working with the CDC, state partners and Canadian officials to investigate the largest Salmonella Newport outbreak in over a decade, which was linked to red onions. The FDA, today, released a 2020 Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Red Onions Report that includes an overview of our investigation findings, including factors that potentially contributed to the Salmonella contamination of red onions.
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FDA Report on Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Onions

The largest Salmonella outbreak in over a decade occurred last year when illness from Salmonella Newport associated with consumption of red onions from the Southern San Joaquin Valley and Imperial Valley in California was reported in 1,127 people in the U.S. and 515 people in Canada between June 19, 2020 and September 11, 2020. Red onions had never previously been associated with a foodborne illness outbreak. Red onions, as well as yellow, white and sweet onions distributed by Thomson International Inc. were recalled because of the possible Salmonella risk. The outbreak included 167 hospitalizations and no deaths.
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FDA investigation of 2020 Salmonella outbreak linked to red onions points to irrigation water

The following quote is attributed to Frank Yiannas, FDA Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response. “The FDA has been working with the CDC, state partners and Canadian officials to investigate the largest Salmonella Newport outbreak in over a decade, which was linked to red onions. The FDA, today, released a 2020 Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Red Onions Report that includes an overview of our investigation findings, including factors that potentially contributed to the Salmonella contamination of red onions.
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Salmonella outbreak linked to onions spreads to 34 states

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Almost 400 people in 34 states, including Tennessee and Florida, have been sickened in a Salmonella outbreak linked to onions. Most of the investigation is focused on red onions, but other types may be infected, too. The CDC announced July 31 that the outbreak is associated with...
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