Latest Jalapeño Stories

2011-05-04 08:00:00

SAN ANTONIO, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pat "Deep Dish" Bertoletti claimed victory for the fourth time at the fifth annual La Costena "Feel the Heat" Jalapeno Eating Championship Challenge.

2011-02-04 09:07:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last year's Super Bowl rated as the most-watched event in U.S. television history. There is no doubt that American forces in Iraq and Afghanistan contributed to the ratings as football outpaces other major sports as the overall favorite.

2011-01-18 10:25:48

Jalapeño fans take note—a new, jumbo pepper is now available for your eating and cooking pleasure.

2010-05-04 09:30:00

SAN ANTONIO, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Cinco de Mayo, the world's greatest speed eaters recently battled in the Alamo City to claim victory in the La Costena Feel the Heat Jalapeno Eating Championship Challenge.

2010-03-23 14:10:40

The Indian military has found a new way to fight terrorism by turning one of their spiciest treats into an effective weapon.

2009-09-13 21:21:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, in honor of Mexican Independence Day, the world's greatest speed eaters competed in the third annual La Costena Feel the Heat Jalapeno Eating Championship Challenge in Chicago.

2008-11-05 09:46:45

By themselves or as an ingredient in a variety of foods, including salsa, America's top-selling condiment, peppers have found a warm spot in the hearts and stomachs of US consumers.

2008-08-29 09:00:14

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The government said Thursday that the salmonella outbreak that sickened at least 1,440 people appears to be over, but its ultimate source may never be known, partly because of shortcomings in the nation's food safety system.

2008-08-17 18:00:34

WASHINGTON The nationwide salmonella outbreak is winding down, but federal health officials can't yet say how the few tainted Mexican peppers they've found could explain such widespread illness. The outbreak isn't considered over yet, Food and Drug Administration food safety chief Dr.

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