November 28, 2021

Now 892 Sick in the Salmonella Onion Outbreak; 183 Hospitalized

There are now 892 sick in Salmonella onion outbreak that is linked to red, white, and yellow onions imported from Mexico as of November 12, 2021. One hundred eighty three people have been hospitalized. That is an increase of 84 new cases, one new state (Hawaii), and 26 new hospitalizations since the last update on October 29, 2021. The patient case count by state is: Alabama (5), Arkansas (17), California (14), Colorado (3), Connecticut (5), Florida (43), Georgia (2), Hawaii (1), Illinois (48), Indiana (1), Iowa (4), Kansas (17), Kentucky (9), Louisiana (8), Maryland (63), Massachusetts (13), Michigan (10), Minnesota (25), Mississippi (3), Missouri (51), Nebraska (9), New Jersey (5), New Mexico (11), New York (20), North Carolina (23), North Dakota (4), Ohio (8), Oklahoma (114), … [Read more...]

Alsum Farms Onions Are Recalled For Possible Salmonella Contamination

Alsum Farms onions are recalled for possible Salmonella contamination, according to an FDA notice. The fresh yellow, white, and red onions were delivered to retailers in Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, and Pennsylvania between July 13, 2021 and August 18, 2021. The onions were imported from Chihuahua, Mexico by Keeler Family Farms. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with onions marketed through Keeler Family Farms. Alsum Farms & Produce is located in Friesland, Wisconsin. You can see all of the secondary onion recalls in association with a multistate Salmonella outbreak here. The recalled Alsum Farms onions are packaged in several different ways. The fresh whole yellow onions are packaged in 3 pound bags with lot codes 049008, 099008, 109008, 119008, … [Read more...]

More Salmonella Onions Recalled in Canada For Possible Contamination

More onions are being recalled in Canada for possible Salmonella contamination. This recall was triggered by the huge Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak linked to onions in the United States that has sickened more than 800 people in 37 states. No illnesses are reported in Canada in connection with these recalled items. The onions were imported from Mexico by ProSource Produce and Keeler Family Farms. The recalled items include Dorsey yellow onions, sold in 10 pound mesh sacks with UPC number 0 33383 60004 8. All products sold between July 7, 2021 and October 28, 2021 are recalled. Also recalled is MVP yellow onions in 50 pound bags, with no UPC number, and codes 197, 208, and 221. Pier-C white onions, in 2 pound bags, with UPC number 0 33383 60051 2 are recalled. The codes for that … [Read more...]

Onion Salmonella Recalls Begin in Association With Outbreak

Onion Salmonella recalls, including secondary recalls, have started in association with a huge outbreak that has sickened at least 808 people in 37 states and Puerto Rico. The onions were imported from the State of Chihuahua, Mexico. It's important to understand that if you aren't sure whether or not onions you have in your home are part of this recall, you should throw them away anyway. The cost of replacing onions is minimal compared to the cost of a Salmonella infection. The recalls started on October 21, 2021 and continue to this day. The onions have a shelf life of three months if properly stored, so are most likely not available for sale any more. But some may be frozen in consumers' home freezers. Freezing does not destroy Salmonella bacteria. On October 21, 2021, … [Read more...]

Pier-C Produce White Onions Recalled For Possible Salmonella

Pier-C Produce White Onions, packaged in 2 pound bags, is being voluntarily recalled for possible Salmonella contamination. The onions are a product of Mexico. and were supplied by Keeler Family farms. This recall does not affect any other items in the Pier-C Produce product catalogue. And no illnesses have been reported to the company in connection with this problem. The recalling firm is Pier-C Produce of Leamington, Ontario, Canada. The recalled product was delivered to a single retailer, which was not named, in the state of Florida between August 17, 2021 and August 23, 2021. And the onions were delivered to a single wholesaler, who was not named, between August 9, 2021 and August 24, 2021. The onions are packaged in 2 pound mesh bags and are labeled Product of Mexico. The … [Read more...]

Keeler Family Farms Salmonella Onions Retail List Released

The FDA has published the Keeler Family Farms Salmonella onions retail distribution list, associated with the huge multistate Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak that has sickened at least 808 people in 37 states. The list is very short, as opposed to the retail distribution list for ProSource Produce onions, which was released a few days ago. The retail distribution list for Keeler Family Farm Salmonella onions is for HelloFresh meal delivery services, and Gordon Food Service stores, located in several towns in Ohio and Pennsylvania. The recall notice states that the onions from Keeler Family Farms were distributed to wholesales, retail stores, and restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The onions were imported into the United States from Chihuahua, Mexico this … [Read more...]

Keeler Family Farms MVP Onions Recalled For Salmonella Contamination

Keeler Family Farms MVP onions are being voluntarily recalled for possible Salmonella contamination. These onions are associated with a multistate Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak that has sickened at least 652 people in 37 states.   No onions marketed through Keeler Family Farms have tested positive for Salmonella bacteria. FDA traceback investigation identified these onions as potentially part of the outbreak according to patient interviews and restaurant purchases. The FDA and CDC investigations into more possible sources of Salmonella in this outbreak are ongoing. The onions were harvested in Chihuahua, Mexico and were shipped to the United States during July and August 2021. The Keeler Family Farms MVP onions were shipped to wholesalers, restaurants, and retailers in … [Read more...]

Keeler Family Farms Supplied Onions Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

Keeler Family Farms of Deming, New Mexico supplied potentially contaminated onions linked to the huge Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak, according to an FDA update. That outbreak has sickened at least 652 people in 37 states and has hospitalized 129 patients. The other facility named by the FDA so far is ProSource Produce LLC, also known as ProSource Inc, of Hailey, Idaho. That company imported onions from the State of Chihuahua, Mexico, from July 1, 2021 through August 31, 2021. ProSource Inc. recalled its fresh whole yellow, white, and red onions today. The onions were sold under several different brand names. The FDA traceback investigation identified Keeler Family Farms as an additional "common supplier" of onions from the state of Chihuahua, Mexico to many of the restaurants … [Read more...]

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