HALIBURTON, ONT. —
Extra onions have been recalled in Canada over fears of salmonella contamination, the Canadian Meals Inspection Company says.
On Monday, the meals company mentioned it’s recalling Dorsey model, MVP model, Pier-C model, and Riga Farms model onions resulting from attainable salmonella contamination.
The yellow and white onions, imported from Mexico, have been offered in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland and Labrador, the CFIA mentioned in an announcement.
The federal government company warned shoppers to not eat merchandise or meals containing the uncooked onions. Retailers, distributors, producers, and meals service institutions are warned to not serve, use, or promote mentioned greens.
The affected merchandise have been offered between July 7 and Oct. 28, 2021. The onions can also have been offered in bulk or in smaller packages or offered unfastened and a label and will not bear the identical model or product names, the CFIA warned.
Shoppers who’ve the onions are suggested to both throw them out or return them to the place of buy.
The CFIA mentioned there have been no reported diseases in Canada related to the consumption of the recalled onions.
Meals contaminated with salmonella might not look or scent spoiled. Signs of salmonella poisoning embrace fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, belly cramps and diarrhea. Lengthy-term problems might embrace extreme arthritis. The CFIA famous youngsters, pregnant girls, the aged and folks with weakened immune techniques might contract critical and typically lethal infections on account of salmonella poisoning.
Final month, the CFIA recalled pink, white, and yellow uncooked onions from Prosource Produce LLC of Hailey, Idaho resulting from attainable Salmonella contamination.