NATIONAL- Thomson International is recalling their onions due to possible salmonella contamination.
The recall for the red, yellow, white, and sweet yellow onions came a day after nearly 400 people across the country became sick with salmonella. Two of those people were in Indiana.
The California company says the onions were distributed to grocery stores across the country and Canda on May 1st. The onions are sold under a variety of brand names.
“The onions were distributed in 5 lbs. carton. 10 lbs. carton. 25 lbs. carton. 40 lbs. carton, 50 lbs. carton. bulk, 2 lb. mesh sacks, and 3 lb. mesh sacks, 5 lb. mesh sacks, 10 lb. mesh sacks 25 lbs. mesh sacks, 50 lbs. mesh sacks under the brand names Thomson Premium, TLC Thomson International, Tender Loving Care, El Competitor, Hartley’s Best, Onions 52, Majestic, Imperial Fresh, Kroger, Utah Onions and Food Lion.”
If you have any red, yellow, white, or sweet yellow onions under one of the above brand names, please throw them away.