69 cases of salmonella in province linked to red onions, according to BCCDC


The British Columbia Center for Disease Control (BCCDC) is warning residents of the province to check where their red onions are coming from amid a salmonella outbreak.It says 69 cases of salmonella have been reported in the province since mid-June.

BCCDC says outbreak has been linked to red onions imported from United States

He says the contaminated vegetable comes from Thomson International Inc. in Bakersfield, California.

The company has recalled all onion varieties that may have come in contact with potentially contaminated red onions.

The BCCDC advises people not to eat, use, sell or serve the company’s red, white, yellow and sweet yellow onions, as well as any products made from these onions.


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