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Residents of Texas, be aware. Austin Public Health (APH) has announced it is investigating an outbreak of cyclosporiasis, an intestinal illness caused by a parasite, after at least 82 cases were reported. A source us not yet identified in this Austin-Travis County Cyclospora Outbreak. APH said the earliest symptom onset was reported on June 1. About the Austin-Travis County Cyclospora Outbreak “While we may be in COVID-19 season, we cannot forget the other diseases and…
By now you may have heard about the onion recall.  As more information surfaces during the investigation, the affected products are narrowed down and recalls are popping up everywhere. Is your store one of the ones that sold onions in the Onion Salmonella Outbreak? Salmonella Outbreak Update So far there have been 396 illnesses reported in the United States in 34 states that associated with this outbreak today.  A total of 59 have been hospitalized. …
Out of the 16 cases that have been reported linked to the Salmonella outbreak involving red onions, 8 have been found in Campbell County.  That is a huge percentage!  Campbell County residents are urged to be extra vigilant in their produce picking. The Wyoming Department of Health advises people to be cautious. Counties Participating in Outbreak Response Campbell county is among the 7 affected counties with residents sickened by Salmonella linked to this multi-state…
13 Manitoba citizens have fallen ill after contracting Salmonella poisoning from red onions. Investigations show the outbreak is linked to Imperial Fresh red onions imported from California to Canada. Here’s what we know about this Manitoba Salmonella Onion Outbreak: Manitoba Salmonella Onion Outbreak As of August 1st, white, yellow, and sweet onions are also recalled due to possible cross contamination from the diseased red onions. Ground zero of this multi-national problem is said to be…
On August 3, 2020, national food safety lawyer Jory Lange of the Lange Law Firm, PLLC and prominent Portland consumer protection attorney David Sugerman, of David F. Sugerman, Attorney PC have filed the first federal Oregon Salmonella Onion lawsuit in the Oregon Salmonella Onion Outbreak linked to onions that has swept across the nation and Canada. The lawsuit again names Thomson International, Inc. as defendant. The lawsuit is filed on behalf of an Oregon woman…
Last week, the CDC and FDA told US consumers that the mystery Salmonella outbreak finally had a confirmed source: onions. Now, those with onions at home are wondering “Which onions have been recalled?” Look no further. Here is the latest in the Thomson International Onion Recall. Thomson International Onion Recall On August 1, 2020, Thomson International Inc. of Bakersfield, California announced its recall of Red, Yellow, White, and Sweet Yellow Onions shipped from May 1,…
Red Onions from America are carrying Salmonella to Canada. Investigations have exposed the mysterious Salmonella outbreak that spread over two nations are linked to a California farm. The case is solved, but not closed as the source is newly discovered and consumers continue to eat unaware of the health concerns. Here is what we know about the Alberta Onions Salmonella Outbreak. The Source of the Alberta Onions Salmonella Outbreak It is likely a California company,…
As if things were not bad enough with us dealing with a pandemic, now, Colorado is in the middle of a Salmonella Outbreak. Along with this outbreak, we are now told there is a recall now that the CDC and Health Officials have figured out where the Salmonella originated. Colorado is one of the states who have found themselves in this middle of this outbreak. Here is what we know about the Colorado Onions Salmonella…
A large outbreak of Salmonella Newport linked to red onions from Thompson International has sickened more than 500 people in the United States and Canada, according to health officials in both countries. Illinois is among the states affected, with some 10 cases registered so far. Here is what we know about the Illinois Salmonella Onion Outbreak: The Illinois Salmonella Onion Outbreak Almost 400 cases have been announced in the United States. They’ve cropped up in…
Onions from Thompson International have been identified as the source of a large outbreak of Salmonella Newport that’s sickened people across the United States and Canada, including 15 in Iowa. Here’s what we know about this Iowa Onions Salmonella Outbreak: More than 500 people have fallen ill so far. That’s 396 people across 34 states in the US and 114 people in five different Canadian provinces. The hardest-hit states have been Oregon, California, and Utah,…