By: Candess Zona-Mendola, MakeFoodSafe

The US and Canadian Salmonella outbreak now has a source: red onions. Within a day of the announcement that red onions were the culprit, Sysco issued a recall. According to the notice:

“Sysco is recalling red onions imported from the USA from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below or foods containing these raw red onions. Food service establishments, institutions, retailers, distributors and manufacturers should not serve, use, or sell the recalled products described below. These may also have been purchased from Sysco on-line or through various restaurant locations.” 

For a full listing of recalled products related to this Sysco red onions recall, visit the Canadian Food Inspection Agency here.