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A California Company's Onions Are Behind The Nationwide Salmonella Outbreak

You'll want to check those onions you bought.
Thompson International Onion Recall Based In California Is Behind The Salmonella Outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) don't want you to eat a specific vegetable due to the Thomson International onion recall that's linked to red onions.

This nationwide epidemic is affecting 34 states in the U.S. and provinces across Canada.

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Do not eat, serve, or sell any onions from Thomson International Inc.


CDC

The FDA shared the company's announcement that they would voluntarily recall red, yellow, white, and sweet onions "because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella."

The company, which is based out of Bakersfield, California, said in its announcement that onions were distributed to a variety of retailers and restaurants in the U.S., Canada, and the District of Columbia.

If you happen to have this product at home, you're encouraged to "throw it away." 

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