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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has banned the importation of Mexican jalapeno and Serrano peppers pending lab testing for salmonella. The CFIA said it took the action to prevent the implicated source of a Salmonella Saintpaul outbreak in the United States from entering Canada.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to eat raw serrano or jalapeno peppers grown in Mexico, as well as any foods containing them.
The source of a salmonella outbreak initially linked to tomatoes has been narrowed to a pepper farm in Mexico, officials said Wednesday.
Health officials in Colorado have found a jalapeno tainted with salmonella in the home of someone sickened during a recent outbreak of the food poisoning.
Only jalapeno peppers grown in Mexico seem to be implicated in the nationwide salmonella outbreak, the government announced yesterday in clearing the U.S. crop.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said U.S.-grown jalapeno and Serrano peppers are not connected with the current Salmonella Saintpaul outbreak.
New Mexico Department of Agriculture assures the state's residents no link exists between the latest Salmonella saintpaul outbreak and this area's jalapeno peppers.
By Zoe Elizabeth Buck, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Jul. 23--The state Department of Agriculture is rushing to reassure consumers about the safety of jalapeno peppers grown in the state after the FDA issued a warning against eating raw jalapenos.
U.S. food stores' mixed reaction to possibly tainted jalapeno and serrano peppers demonstrates the regulators' limited recall authority, a watchdog group says. The U.S.
By ANNYS SHIN WASHINGTON - Federal officials investigating a three-month-old salmonella outbreak have isolated the bacteria in a jalapeno pepper from a small distribution facility in McAllen, Texas, and warned consumers nationwide to avoid eating raw jalapenos or products that contain them until more is known.
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