June 27, 2022

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...]

ProSource Inc. Recalls Onions From Mexico For Salmonella Contamination

ProSource Inc. is voluntarily recalling¬†onions from Mexico for Salmonella contamination. The onions are linked to a multistate Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak that has sickened at least 652 people in 37 states. The onions were shipped from Mexico between July 1, 2021 and August 31, 2021. The brand names that the onions may have been sold under include Big Bull, Peak Fresh Produce, Sierra Madre, Markon First Crop., Markon Essentials, Rio Blue, ProSource, Rio Valley, and Sysco Imperial. The recalled products are whole raw fresh red, yellow, and white onions. The onions were distributed to wholesalers, broadline foodservice companies, and retail stores in 50 pound, 25 pound, 10 pound, 5 pound, 3 pound, and 2 pound mesh sacks; and 50 pound, 40 pound, 25 pound, 10 pound, and 5 pound … [Read more...]

FDA Weighs In on Onion Salmonella Oranienburg Outbreak

The FDA is weighing in on the onion Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak that has sickened at least 652 people in 37 states. The outbreak is linked to whole fresh onions imported by ProSource Inc. according to FDA traceback. The onions came from Chihuahua, Mexico. These may not be the only onions involved in this outbreak, according to government officials. Illness subclusters so far are associated with restaurants and food service locations. The government is advising restaurants, retailers, and consumers to not eat, sell or serve red, yellow, and white onions supplied by ProSource Inc. that were imported from the state of Chihuahua, Mexico from July 1 through August 27, 2021, or products containing these onions. ProSource Inc. is voluntarily recalling these onions. Since illness … [Read more...]

Minnesota Has 23 Sick in Onion Salmonella Oranienburg Outbreak

Minnesota has 23 sick in onion Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. Those people are part of the multistate outbreak total of 652 sick with 129 hospitalized. In Minnesota, the patient age range is from 7 to 77 years. Illness onset dates range from August 8, 2021 to September 18, 2021. Four of those patients were hospitalized. Given that the multiplier for Salmonella outbreaks is 29, there could be more than 600 people sick in Minnesota alone. Most people who contract this infection do not see a doctor, even though the long term complications for this infection, even after complete recovery, can be severe. Red, white, and yellow onions imported by ProSource Inc. are linked to this outbreak, according to the CDC. The onions were … [Read more...]

Onions Are Linked to the Salmonella Oranienburg Outbreak, 652 Sickened

The CDC says that onions are linked to the Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak that has now sickened at least 652 people in 37 states, an increase of 60 more patients since the last update six days ago. Epidemiologic and traceback evidence has found that whole red, white, and yellow onions distributed by ProSource Inc. that were imported from Chihuahua, Mexico are linked to this outbreak. The case count by state is: Alabama (3), Arkansas (12), California (9), Colorado (1), Connecticut (4), Florida (5), Georgia (2), Illinois (37), Indiana (1), Iowa (3), Kansas (14), Kentucky (9), Louisiana (5), Maryland (48), Massachusetts (12), Michigan (9), Minnesota (23), Mississippi (2), Missouri (21), Nebraska (8), New Jersey (5), New Mexico (8), New York (12), North Carolina (14), North Dakota (4), … [Read more...]

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