Progressive Produce Red & Yellow Onion Recall [US]

Progressive Produce Red & Yellow Onion Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Sliver Spring: Progressive Produce LLC, a Los Angeles, California establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Fresh Red and Yellow Onions from the American marketplace due to suspected risk of Salmonella contamination and consequential risk of Gram-negative bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.


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The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Raw Fresh Onions are subject to this recall:

  • Red and Yellow Onions produced by Thomson International and sold under the Progressive Produce brand

==> No item numbers, best-before date codes, manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

The recalled products are know to have been 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 were known to be impacted by this recall at press time.

According to the FDA, this recall was initiated after Progressive Produce LLC, received a notification from Thomson International, a primary ingredient supplier for Onions, that Thomson had recalled numerous batches of Raw Onions and is currently subject to a nationwide Onion recall due to suspected Salmonella contamination. This nationwide recall has also been extended into Canada.

==> For information about Salmonellosis (Salmonella poisoning), please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Raw Fresh Onions and any Prepared Salads, Meals and Side products, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Onions, Meals and Side products to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat bacterial poisonings Salmonelosis.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Raw Fresh Onions and numerous Prepared Salads, Meals and Side products, please search for “onions” or more generically, “vegetables” using the Search Box at the top of this page.


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If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about the recall of the Raw Onions, please contact Progressive Produce LLC by e-mail at

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Salmonella contamination, please search for “Salmonella” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Progressive Produce LLC, please search for “Progressive” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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Recalls Direct RIN: 13344-2020
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