More than 1,000 Americans have contracted salmonella as part of an outbreak linked to onions, according to the CDC, which is urging Americans to throw away onions that are under a recall, including any food that might have been made with them.
Throw them away,” the CDC said. On. Aug. 1, California-based Thomson International, Inc. announced a voluntary recall for its red, yellow, white and sweet yellow onions shipped after May 1, upon finding they might have been contaminated with salmonella.
Large grocery stores, including Walmart, Kroger and Food Lion have issued national recalls after salmonella was linked to onions supplied by Thomson International, Inc.
The CDC is urging Americans to throw away onions suspected of being under recall and other foods made with the onions; a full list of recalls can be found here.