PITTSBURGH -- A major hepatitis A outbreak linked to a local restaurant prompted area retailers to remove green onions from produce departments.
"We pulled them," said Dan Sakala, director of marketing for Kuhn's Markets, a five-store independent here. "We took them out of our ad. Once it was linked to green onions, all the stores did the same thing."
Awareness of the outbreak, which caused at least 575 illnesses and three deaths, was extremely high in this area, even before i