The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says raw red, white and yellow onions from Prosource Produce LLC of Hailey, Idaho, are being recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination.
The onions, which were imported from the Mexican state of Chihuahua, were sold in Ontario and Quebec and possibly other provinces and territories between July 1 and August 31.
They were marketed under a variety of brand names, including Big Bull, Peak Fresh Produce, Sierra Madre Produce, Markon First Crop, Markon Essentials, RioBlue, ProSource, Rio Valley, and Imperial Fresh.
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Consumers with onions are advised to discard or return them to the place of purchase.
So far no illnesses related to the product have been reported.
Symptoms of Salmonella poisoning can include fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, and, in rare cases, severe arthritis.
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