During the onion recall in 2020, Canada has had to take several different types of produce off store shelves. Thomson International, Inc., of Bakersfield, CA, shipped the implicated onions and has initiated recalls in both countries. This time the culprit is thought to be salmonella in onions. From: Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Recalled onions were supplied to retail stores, wholesalers and restaurants in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. The onions are sold across the … A recall on onions imported from the United States has been updated and expanded by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Who would have thought that onions would be something we'd need to worry about this year? Onion recall expands in Canada over salmonella concerns In addition to red onions, the recall now includes yellow, sweet yellow and white onions imported from the U.S. By Craig Takeuchi Food Recall Warning - Red onions imported from the USA by Sysco in Western Canada recalled due to Salmonella. Be informed about foods that have been recalled as well as food alerts. To date, there have been 640 … The cases were in Saskatchewan and Quebec. Recall date: July 30, 2020 Reason for recall: Microbiological - Salmonella The onion recall over potential salmonella contamination now includes over 1,000 confirmed cases of illness. More than 640 cases and 85 … The recall was later expanded to include red, yellow, white, and sweet yellow onions, which were distributed in all 50 states and Canada. Now that also includes prepared foods. There's been another major food recall reported in 43 states and Canada. There are a total of 120 cases of salmonella in Canada linked to onions, the agency said. Food recalls or allergy alerts are not an indication of the food safety status of products produced at a later date. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says Thomson International is expanding its recall of red onions to include the yellow, white and sweet yellow varieties. FDA’s traceback investigation is ongoing but has identified Thomson International, Inc. of Bakersfield, CA as a likely source of potentially contaminated red onions. Now, in the US, Thomson International, Inc. has initiated its own recall. In Canada, Sysco has announced a recall of red onions. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has updated a food recall warning of red-onions due to possible salmonella contamination to include additional distribution and product information. Also learn about Canada's role in food safety and how you can help. Since the initial recall on July 30, six more cases of salmonellosis linked to onions have been reported, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) said in a statement. 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