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