Food Lion Recalls Onions from Select Stores


August 3, 2020 at 12:00 PM EDT



SALISBURY, N.C. – Food Lion is announcing that one of its suppliers, Thomson International, has announced a recall of several onion varieties sold in select Food Lion stores.  The FDA and CDC have announced that red onions from Thomson International are a likely source of potentially contaminated red onions linked to a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Newport. 

This recall impacts jumbo red onions sold between May 24 – July 31, and jumbo white onions, jumbo yellow onions and three-pound bags of yellow onions sold between May 24 – Aug. 1. The affected items were sold at select Food Lion stores in the produce section. It also impacts sliced red onions and stir fry vegetables prepared in-store and sold in the in-store cut fruit and vegetables department at the same select Food Lion stores between May 24 – July 31. A list of stores where these items were sold can be viewed here.

Food Lion has removed all affected product from its shelves and urges customers to return the product to their local store for a full refund. Customers may also contact Food Lion's Customer Support Center at 1-800-210-9569.

About Food Lion

Food Lion, based in Salisbury, N.C., since 1957, has more than 1,000 stores in 10 Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states and employs more than 77,000 associates. By leveraging its longstanding heritage of low prices and convenient locations, Food Lion is working to own the easiest full shop grocery experience in the Southeast, anchored by a strong commitment to affordability, freshness and the communities it serves. Through Food Lion Feeds, the company has donated more than 500 million meals to individuals and families since 2014, and has committed to donate 1 billion more meals by 2025. Food Lion is a company of Ahold Delhaize USA, the U.S. division of Zaandam-based Ahold Delhaize. For more information, visit

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Food Lion Recalls Onions from Select Stores

Food Lion Recalls Onions from Select Stores