According to the Food and Drug Administration, a limited quantity of red and yellow onions sold at Trader Joe's and Ralph's grocery stores are being recalled amid a salmonella outbreak.Thomson International Inc., the California company identified by the FDA as the likely source of the outbreak, supplied the impacted onions to Progressive Produce, the company said.The recalled products were sold on the West Coast, at Trader Joe’s (conventional red onions sold only in Arizona, California, Nevada, and Utah stores) and Ralph’s (conventional yellow onions sold only in California stores). The onions are sold loose in bulk bins. The red onions have a PLU sticker with the brand name Pacific Gold. No other Progressive Produce onions or other products are impacted by this recall.No other produce sold by Progressive Produce has been recalled.
Consumers who have purchased recalled products are urged not to consume them and to dispose of them immediately or to return them to the store for a full refund. Consumers may email Progressive Produce for further information at firstname.lastname@example.org. Consumers with concerns about an illness from consumption of the recalled products should contact a health care provider.
Progressive Produce has not received any reports of illnesses to date associated with these recalled items, although a current illness outbreak appears to be associated with certain onions supplied to a number of companies by Thomson International.