And an organization based mostly in Bakersfield, California is the possible supply of the doubtless contaminated onions, in accordance to the Food and Drug Administration.
“Although the investigation has determined that red onions are the likely source of this outbreak, Thomson International, Inc. has notified FDA that it will be recalling all varieties of onions that could have come in contact with potentially contaminated red onions, due to the risk of cross-contamination,” the company stated in a press release Friday.
The onion recall will embrace pink, white, yellow and candy onions from Thomson International.
So far salmonella Newport has sickened 396 people and put practically 60 into the hospital. The first circumstances have been reported between June 19 and July 11, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated.
The FDA stated the investigation into the outbreak is constant to decide whether or not every other merchandise are linked to the sickness. Salmonella circumstances with an analogous genetic fingerprint to the US circumstances have additionally been recognized in Canada.
Signs of salmonella an infection embrace diarrhea, fever and abdomen cramps between six hours and 6 days after publicity to the micro organism, the CDC stated. People are often sick for between 4 and 7 days. Those below age 5, these over 65 and people with weakened immune methods are extra possible to expertise extreme sickness.
In some circumstances, the an infection can unfold from the intestines to different elements of the physique and require hospitalization.
The CDC is urging anybody with signs of salmonella poisoning to contact a physician, write down what they ate the week earlier than they turned sick, report the sickness to the well being division and talk with well being investigators about their sickness.
Infections have been reported in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Illinois, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.