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CDC: Salmonella outbreak linked to onions imported from Mexico

Onions imported from Chihuahua, Mexico, and sold in the United States have been linked to a salmonella outbreak, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Wednesday. The CDC said fresh whole red, white and yellow onions were distributed by ProSource Inc. during their last import in late August.

It noted that import onions can last up to three months and may still be in homes and businesses. Investigators are trying to find out whether other onions and suppliers are linked to this outbreak. The CDC is advising businesses to stop selling fresh whole red, white, or yellow onions imported from Chihuahua, Mexico and distributed by ProSource Inc. It is also suggesting that businesses wash and sanitize any surfaces where these

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