Salmonella outbreak infects 6 Missourians

A salmonella outbreak across the United States is reported to have infected six Missourians, FOX Business reports.

The CDC said that the outbreak was likely caused by red onion shipments distributed to all 50 states from California-based Thomson International. The CDC is advising not to eat, serve or sell any onions from Thomson International.

Nearly 400 people across the United States have reported illness. Around 60 individuals were hospitalized.

Symptoms of salmonella often include diarrhea, fever and stomach cramps six hours to six days after being exposed to the bacteria. The CDC said anyone who experiences symptoms should talk to their healthcare provider and report the illness to their local health department.

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