When you are a huge retailer like Giant Food, it is typical that you are involved in food recalls, and sometimes outbreaks. On its website, Giant Food Salmonella Recall provides recall information. Without further ado, here are the latest Giant Food Salmonella Recall notices:
Giant Food Salmonella Recall Onions
Giant Food is among the retailers involved in the latest Giant Food Salmonella Recall linked to onions.
According to their website, Giant Food is recalling Thomson International, Inc. onions as follows:
The recall includes Lancaster red onion products:
- 30-oz Lancaster kabob kit
- 24-oz SB corn cob kabob
- 21-oz SB grilled veg with mshrm kabob
- 14-oz SB stir fry blend
- 17-oz SB WH mshrm kabob
- 8-oz store brand diced red onions
Salmonella can present itself as many other common illnesses.
- Stomach cramps
As with any food safety issue, it is important to contact your doctor in order to get the right treatment. Salmonella can go away by itself sometimes, but if you have symptoms that are described below, seek medical attention immediately:
- Diarrhea and a fever higher than 102°F
- Diarrhea for more than 3 days that is not improving
- Bloody stools
- Prolonged vomiting that prevents you from keeping liquids down
- Signs of dehydration, such as: making very little urine, dry mouth, and dizziness when standing up
Untreated illnesses can lead to worse conditions. Do not attempt to take care of this alone. Longer exposure could and will lead to complications if not treated.
Preventing Salmonella Infection
One of the best ways to prevent the spread of Salmonella and other food related illnesses is to simply wash your hands. Here are a few tips from the CDC on when it is necessary to wash our hands:
- Before, during, and after preparing food
- Before eating food
- Before and after caring for someone at home who is sick with vomiting or diarrhea
- Before and after treating a cut or wound
- After using the toilet
- After changing diapers or cleaning up a child who has used the toilet
- After blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing
- After touching an animal, animal feed, or animal waste
- After handling pet food or pet treats
- After touching garbage
Here are 5 steps to washing your hands:
- Wet your hands with clean, running water (warm or cold), turn off the tap, and apply soap.
- Lather your hands by rubbing them together with the soap. Lather the backs of your hands, between your fingers, and under your nails.
- Scrub your hands for at least 20 seconds. Need a timer? Hum the “Happy Birthday” song from beginning to end twice.
- Rinse your hands well under clean, running water.
- Dry your hands using a clean towel or air dry them.
How The Lange Law Firm Can Help
Our mission is to help families who have been harmed by contaminated food or water. When corporations cause Salmonella food poisoning outbreaks, we use the law to hold them accountable. The Lange Law Firm is the only law firm in the nation solely focused on helping families in food poisoning lawsuits and contaminated water lawsuits.
As a US law firm, The Lange Law Firm is well positioned to pursue those responsible in the United States for growing, producing, and selling Salmonella contaminated red onions.
If you got Salmonella food poisoning in the Giant Food Salmonella Recall and are interested in making a legal claim for compensation, we can help. Our Salmonella lawyer can help you pursue compensation for your Salmonella food poisoning. Call us for a free no obligation legal consultation at (833) 330-3663 or send us an e-mail here.
By: Candess Zona-Mendola