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Shortly after a huge salmonella recall for peanuts, federal food officials are now encouraging consumers to stay away from food made with pistachios, which may be tainted with the same bacteria.
By The Associated Press FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Federal inspectors at U.S.
By Julie Schmit McALLEN, Texas -- When government investigators found a hot trail to a potential cause of the salmonella outbreak that had confounded them for weeks, it led them to the "Pink Palace." Nicknamed for its pink paint job, the palace is the McAllen Produce Terminal Market, a 42-acre wholesale market 5 miles north of a major border crossing point for Mexican fresh produce entering the USA.
WASHINGTON - The salmonella strain linked to a nationwide outbreak has been found in irrigation water and in a sample from a batch of serrano peppers at a Mexican farm, federal health officials said Wednesday. Dr.
By Michael Doyle and Elaine Walker, The Miami Herald Aug. 1--WASHINGTON -- Turf struggles, bad communication and weak leadership undermined the federal response to a recent salmonella outbreak that cost the tomato industry a bundle, witnesses told a House of Representatives subcommittee Thursday.
Federal health officials said on Wednesday that a salmonella strain has been found in irrigation water as well as a Serrano pepper at a Mexican farm â€” the same strain linked to the recent nationwide outbreak.
WASHINGTON _ Food-safety investigators said Wednesday that they'd found a contaminated pepper sample on a Mexican ranch, further pinpointing at least one of the sources for a salmonella outbreak that's poisoned consumers across the nation and roiled the produce industry.
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