Several Dips Recalled Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination: Salmonella Lawyer Indicates it is Part of Larger Salmonella Recall Effort to Stem Salmonella Newport Outbreak.
Multiple Cheese Dips have now been recalled due to potential Salmonella contamination in connection with the Newport Red Onion Salmonella Outbreak. Recalls were made by parent company Krogers for the retailers Smith’s, Fry’s Food Stores, Fred Meyers Stores, Kroger, Kroger Mid-Atlantic, and Kroger Delta Division for a variety of cheese dips sold under the brand names Murray’s, Jarlsberg, and Deli. The recalls were initiated after Thomson International, Inc. recalled all of their onions and products containing onions, including supplier Onions 52. Onions 52 is the supplier for Kroger and subsequently requested the recall for the variety of cheese dips that were made in store with red onions from Onions 52. Sold in plastic containers, these dips were sold from May 15, 2020, to August 6, 2020. Consumers can connect to Kroger customer service regarding the recalled cheese dips at 800-576-4377 Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to Midnight EST and Saturday & Sunday, 7 a.m. to 9:30 p.m..
Several salsa products were also recalled by Spokane Produce, Inc. of Spokane, Washington, on August 11, 2020, for containing the contaminated onions from Thomson International, Inc.. The salsas were sold under brand names Saddlin’ Up and Spokane Produce in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington, from May 13, 2020, to August 10, 2020, in plastic containers, ranging in size from 15 ounces to one gallon. Spokane Produce, Inc. can be reached at 509-710-8301 during business hours 10am-4pm (PST) regarding any questions over the recalled salsas.
According to Salmonella Lawsuit Lawyer Ron Simon, this is an extension of the Newport Salmonella Outbreak that has wreaked havoc across the country, with 640 reported illnesses in 43 states, at least 85 U.S. hospitalizations, and 239 cases in 7 provinces in Canada. The full list of recalled products can be found on the FDA’s website, including red, yellow, white, and sweet yellow onions, as well as products containing the onions, such as dips, ready-to-eat meat, and poultry.
National food safety lawyer Ron Simon urges victims of the outbreak to seek medical and legal assistance, and has set up a Salmonella Help-Line at 1-888-335-4901 for those with questions. Ron Simon and Associates recently filed the first red onion Salmonella lawsuit in the nation in Riverside California against Thomson International and expects to file many more as the outbreak continues.