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Giant Eagle Onions and prepared products containing onions - recalled due to Salmonella Newport Outbreak
August 6, 2020 4:00 PM
Company name: Giant Eagle
Brand name: Giant Eagle
Product recalled: Onions and prepared products containing onions
Reason of the recall: Salmonella
FDA Recall date: August 06, 2020
Recall details: After receiving notification from onion supplier, Onion 52, that the vendor had sourced onions affected by the recent salmonella-related Thomson International, Inc. onion recall for Giant Eagle, the company pulled all impacted product on Saturday, August 1.
Giant Eagle recalled red, yellow and white onions sold in produce departments across Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Indiana and Maryland. The recall also includes select prepared foods items that included the affected onions as ingredients sold across the same five states. The recall announcement is regarding potential salmonella contamination of the onions.
Out of an abundance of caution, Giant Eagle promptly removed these products on Saturday, August 1, from its produce and prepared foods departments as soon as it became apparent that some of its onion product may have been affected by the ongoing salmonella outbreak investigation by the FDA and CDC. Three are no reported illnesses among Giant Eagle customers to date associated with this recall.
Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems, can cause salmonellosis. Salmonellosis is one of the most common bacterial foodborne illnesses, and some symptoms of salmonellosis are diarrhea, abdominal cramps and a fever anywhere between 12 to 72 hours after consumption. This illness can last between four to seven days.
- Recalled Onions Sold in Giant Eagle Produce Departments
Giant Eagle has recalled all bulk and bagged red, yellow and white onions sold in its produce department since June 6, 2020.
Customers who have purchased the affected product and are still in possession of it should dispose of it. Customers may also bring in the qualifying receipt to their local Giant Eagle or Market District location to receive a refund on their purchase of the impacted product. For questions, customers may contact Onions52 at (801) 773-0630 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Recalled Prepared Foods Items with Onion as Ingredient
Giant Eagle’s onion recall also included select prepared foods items purchase since July 25, 2020 that include onion as an ingredient. You can see the full impacted items list on the link below.
Customers who have purchased the affected product and are still in possession of it should dispose of it. Customers may also bring in the qualifying receipt to their local Giant Eagle or Market District location to receive a refund on their purchase of the impacted product. Consumers with questions may contact Giant Eagle at 1-800-553-2324 Monday through Friday 9AM – 9PM.
Check the full recall details on fda.gov
Recent Interesting Reports
September 1, 2020 8:12 PM
“I suspect mayonnaise in cup at room temperature One person ate food from there and that person got sick. Symptoms started about 8 hours after eating. Server offered mayonnaise and ketchup but only the ketchup was in packets. The mayo was in a plastic cup under the counter. I don't think that is a r... efrigerated area. ”
September 14, 2020 10:35 PM
“Steak burrito. My son ate a burrito for lunch. He felt sick in the afternoon with stomach pains. By evening he was very nauseous and he just vomited. He has the chills too. ”
September 8, 2020 2:22 PM
“Ordered from here on 9/06/20...Food was not prepared as ordered. Filet was ordered well done it was rare at best..so I did not eat it...I only ate my chopped blue cheese pecan salad....well first of all in the pecans there must have been a shell...so i broke my tooth...later that night I woke up s... ick as a dog...i didn't even make it to the bathroom...so around 1am I had diarrhea so bag that I couldnt control it..so was I not only sick and up all night I had the joy of cleaning up diarrhea...The diarrhea continued all the next day so I did not eat anything...but here we are on Tuesday still haven't eaten but still have VERY VERY BAD DIARRHEA. That night my husband also got the tossed salad which he ate yesterday Monday Labor day and yes you guessed right he has had very bad diarrhea as well and also still going...All in all it turned out to be an awful Anniversary...My tooth is broken(which I have the piece and fully intend to contact them about it) as well as we are both sick...which means I CANNOT EVEN GO TO TBE DENTIST....NOT UNLESS I WANT TO POOP WHILE HE IS WORKING ON MY TOOTH.....PS...This is not my first problem with the very sa.e this location...so if you had a bad experience even after 1 1/2 years of not eating there odds are we SHOULD NOT GIVEN THEM A SECOND CHANCE! I did that all above in statement...too sick to go through it all again ”
September 1, 2020 5:41 PM
“In an abundance of caution, Stop & Shop is recalling a singular UPC code of Stop & Shop squash noodle medley, which is no longer available for sale in stores, after being notified by the supplier that a regulatory sample of the product tested positive for listeria.
Stop & Shop encourages customer... s who may have purchased the product with UPC # 68826718585, and stored the product in their freezer, not to consume the product and discard it. The product was sold in stores between August 8, 2020 and August 19, 2020 and is now past its August 19 “best enjoyed by” date. Other UPCs of this product sold in stores during the same timeframe are safe to consume.
Customers who purchased the affected product should not consume it and may return it to their local Stop & Shop store for a full refund. Customers may also contact Stop & Shop’s Customer Support Center at 1-800-767-7772.
Check the full recall details on forextv.com
Source: Forextv ”
September 7, 2020 12:54 PM
“I ate this as a sweet treat late last night around 11 pm and woke up in the middle if the night with the worst gas and diarrhea I've ever had. It's now the next day around 1pm and I STILL have to keep running to the bathroom every 5 minutes. I also have chills and feel nauseous. Never buying chobani... again. ”
September 1, 2020 4:21 PM
“Regular beef tacos. I had symptoms 14 hours after eating the meal. Have not been able to eat anything since that meal. I am the only person that purchased and ate the food. ”
August 26, 2020 3:25 PM
“I only there, that day and I was violently sick the next morning from eating it, and overall food poisoning symptoms lasted for 3 or so days. ”
September 3, 2020 7:45 PM
“I ate Cracker Barrel Rich and Bold Cheese Sticks
Jalapeno Cheddar , felt nauseated and had diarrhea also felt weak and tired.
Date: Sep 3rd 2020 ”
August 25, 2020 11:59 PM
“Reser brand Macaroni salad purchased here 3 people, overnight, nausea 4th day, can’t eat. The other still has bloody diarrhea. Son got over it by throwing up salad on Saturday morning. ”