Nationwide outbreak of Salmonella Newport linked to onions
Last updated 8/14/2020 at 9:07am
OLYMPIA – Washington state health officials are working with local, state and federal partners to investigate a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections linked to onions sold by Thomson International Inc.
A total of 640 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Newport have been reported from 43 states. Washington is currently reporting 25 cases, including residents of King (10), Benton (1), Spokane (1), Asotin (1), Snohomish (2), Garfield (1), Kitsap (1), Lewis (1), Mason (1), San Juan (1), Thurston (1), Walla Walla (1), Yakima (1), and Clark (2) counties.