The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have issued a food safety alert regarding a Salmonella outbreak linked to fresh diced onions. The outbreak has resulted in 73 illnesses across 22 states and has been linked to Gills Onions brand fresh diced onion products. These products have been distributed to long term care facilities.
What Long Term Care Facilities Should Do:
- Check facility freezers and refrigerators for recalled onion products and throw them away.
- Do not serve recalled Gills Onions products or foods made with recalled onion products.
- Wash and sanitize items and surfaces that may have come in contact with recalled onion products.