The FDA stated that the onions were "sold to restaurants and grocery stores throughout the United States."
"The hope is that we can significantly reduce the risk of these serious cases, and it's certainly worth the effort," Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said.
The CDC said the number of infected "is likely much higher than the number reported, and the outbreak may not be limited to the states with known illnesses."
A map has been produced detailing the U.S. states affected by an outbreak of salmonella with as yet unconfirmed origins.
Investigators are still trying to work out if a specific food item is the source of the Salmonella Oranienburg infections.
The agency said dozens of people had fallen ill across 17 states after eating meats such as salami, but no deaths have been reported.
The potential risk of salmonella contamination in the food seasoning items was highlighted by the FDA during routine testing.
The CDC says six people have been sick with the contamination so far. There have been two hospitalizations and zero deaths.
It was inadvertently shipped to Publix stores in three southeastern states and Target stores in two western states.
The voluntary recall affects about 2,100 cases of its 10-ounce Classic Hummus, which was distributed across16 states. So far, there have been no reported cases of illness related to the recall, but here's how to check if you've been affected.
Salmonella linked to bird feeders is to blame for recent deaths affecting certain species of North American finches.
The grocery chain is recalling cantaloupe sold at 253 supercenters across Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin.
Aldi voluntarily recalled bagged peaches in at least 20 states due to concerns of salmonella contamination.
Individuals infected with salmonella may develop symptoms such as diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps.
The bags of shrimp in question were sold under brand names including Aqua Star Reserve, Fresh Market and Wellsley Farms.
The cheese dips are believed to contain possibly contaminated onions from California involved in a recent outbreak.
As of July, 396 individuals from 34 states have been infected with salmonella after eating the onions.
In addition to failing to go through the usual food inspection processes, the products came from Vietnam—a country that is not eligible to export poultry products to the U.S. or any meat products aside from catfish.
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria is on the rise in livestock, which could affect human health.
The salmonella bacteria can cause symptoms including diarrhea, fever and stomach cramps, according to the CDC.
The case follows the death of Sam Ballard, who recently died from rat lungworm after eating a garden slug for a dare at a party.
The FDA are advising people not to eat Karawan, El-Karawan, or SoCo labeled tahini products.
Should you wash raw chicken before cooking? The advice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention proved controversial.
Two products were recalled this week for misbranding and undeclared allergens, the USDA announced.
Hundreds of thousands of pounds of products were affected by the latest recall.
The issue came to light after a customer told Frito-Lay that their popcorn bag contained tortilla chips.