Recalls

Updated September 1, 2020 at 4:00 PM ET

Onion Recalls in Salmonella Newport Outbreak

Thomson International, Inc., was identified as a supplier of onions linked to this outbreak and issued a recall of red, white, yellow, and sweet yellow onions. Additional recalls of onions and foods made with recalled onions have been announced as a result of this investigation. Please refer to the FSISexternal icon and FDAexternal icon websites for the latest recall information. Do not eat recalled foods. Return items to stores or throw them away.

Recalled Onions

  • Thomson International, Inc.external iconred, white, yellow, and sweet yellow onions
    • Brands: Thomson Premium, TLC Thomson International, Tender Loving Care, El Competitor, Hartley’s Best, Onions 52, Majestic, Imperial Fresh, Kroger, Utah Onions, and Food Lion
    • Sold in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Canada
    • Sold in bulk cartons and mesh sacks ranging from 2 to 50 pounds
    • Check for pictures of the products on FDA’s recall pageexternal icon.
  • Food Lionexternal iconred, white, and yellow onions
  • Giant Eagleexternal iconred, white, and yellow onions
    • Sold in produce departments in Indiana, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia
  • Hello Freshexternal icon – all onions
    • Onions were received by customers from May 8 through July 31, 2020
  • Krogerexternal icon – red, white, yellow, and yellow Vidalia and other sweet yellow onions
  • Publix Super Marketsexternal iconred onions
    • Brand: Del Monte Fresh Produce, N.A., Inc.
    • Sold in bulk in Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia
  • Ralph’sexternal iconyellow onions
    • Recalled by Progressive Produce, LLC.
    • Sold only in California stores
    • Sold loose in bulk bins with sticker
  • Trader Joe’sexternal iconred onions
    • Recalled by Progressive Produce, LLC.
    • Brand: Pacific Gold
    • Sold only in Arizona, California, Nevada, and Utah stores
  • Walmartexternal iconred, white, yellow, and sweet yellow onions
    • Recalled by Thomson International, Inc.

Recalled Foods Containing Recalled Onions

See more about these products on FDA’s pageexternal icon.

Ready-to-Eat Meat and Poultry Products Containing Recalled Onions

  • Amana Meat Shop and Smokehouse – jarred diced ham
    • Products have establishment number “EST. 2357” inside the USDA mark of inspection
    • Shipped to retail locations in California, Illinois, Iowa, and South Carolina; was available for mail orders
    • View the USDA-FSIS page of product labels pdf icon[PDF – 3 pages]external icon
  • Taylor Farms – prepared foods like breakfast scramble bowls and snack trays
    • Products have establishment number “P-34733” or “34733” inside the USDA mark of inspection or printed on the container
    • Shipped to retail locations in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas
    • View the USDA-FSIS page of product labels pdf icon[PDF – 3 pages]external icon
  • Read more about this products on the USDA-FSIS’s public health alert pageexternal icon.