Friday, November 27


Health, National, onions, salmonella

Public Health Agency of Canada Reports More Illnesses Related to US-Grown Onions – The Canadian News

Canada's Public Health Agency says there are now 239 confirmed cases of illness in the country linked to a recall of US-grown onions due to Salmonella contamination. The agency says 29 people have been hospitalized and no deaths have been reported. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says Thomson International Inc. of Bakersfield, California, is expanding its recall of red, yellow, white and sweet yellow varieties. Onions have been distributed in all provinces and territories except Prince Edward Island and Nunavut. Federal officials say that people should not eat, use, sell or serve onions from this company and that if people are not sure where an onion was grown, they should not eat it. The Public Health Agency says there is no evidence to suggest that onions grown in Canad...