Food recall warning

Goodfood brand Onions recalled due to Salmonella

Brand(s)
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Summary

Product
Onions
Issue
Food » Microbial Contamination » Salmonella
What to do

Do not consume, use, sell or serve the affected products

Affected products

Brand Product Size UPC Codes Additional information
Goodfood Medium Yellow Onions 908 g (2 lb) 9000799 3680626 Product of Mexico
Goodfood Medium Yellow Onions 908 g (2 lb) 9000799 3682656 Product is labelled as Product of USA, although the onions are Product of Mexico

Issue

Goodfood Market Corp is recalling Goodfood brand Onions, Product of Mexico, from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products.

The recalled products have been sold in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, and possibly national.

What you should do

If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor.

Check to see if you have the recalled products in your home or establishment. Recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the location where they were purchased. If you are unsure of the identity of the onions in your possession, check with your place of purchase.

Food contaminated with Salmonella may not look or smell spoiled but can still make you sick. Young children, pregnant women, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems may contract serious and sometimes deadly infections. Healthy people may experience short-term symptoms such as fever, headache, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps and diarrhea. Long-term complications may include severe arthritis.

Additional information

Previous recalls or alerts
Background

This recall was triggered by a recall in another country by Prosource Produce LLC of Hailey, Idaho.

There have been no reported illnesses in Canada associated with the consumption of these products.

What is being done

The CFIA is conducting a food safety investigation, which may lead to the recall of other products. If other high-risk products are recalled, the CFIA will notify the public through updated Food Recall Warnings.

The CFIA is verifying that industry is removing the recalled products from the marketplace.

Details
Original published date: 2021-10-28
Alert / recall type
Food recall warning
Category
Food » Fruits and vegetables » Fresh
Companies

Goodfood Market Corp

Published by
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Audience
General public
Recall class
Class 1
Identification number
RA-63003
Media and public inquiries
Public enquiries
Toll-free: 1-800-442-2342 (Canada and U.S.)
Telephone: 1-613-773-2342 (local or international)
Email: information@inspection.gc.ca
Media relations
Telephone: 613-773-6600
Email: cfia.media.acia@inspection.gc.ca