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2008-08-19 21:00:00

FRESNO, Calif. - Federal inspectors at U.S. border crossings repeatedly turned back filthy, disease-ridden shipments of peppers from Mexico in the months before a salmonella outbreak that sickened 1,400 people was finally traced to Mexican chilies. Yet no larger action was taken.

2008-08-13 15:00:36

A U.S.-led international team of scientists has solved a long-standing evolutionary mystery involving the spicy hotness of chili peppers. University of Florida Professor Douglas Levey, one of the researchers, said a plant creates fruit to entice animals to eat and disperse its seeds.

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2008-08-12 09:12:59

People who love the kick of hot peppers are seeing one of the earliest examples of chemical warfare. It’s a battle between their beloved peppers, and a fungus that destroys seeds.

2008-07-30 12:00:57

By Amanda Schoenberg Journal Staff Writer As the government connects the dots between raw jalapeo peppers and a salmonella outbreak that has sickened nearly 1,300 people, New Mexico cooks may worry about that batch of homemade salsa in the refrigerator.

2008-07-30 03:00:34

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.

2008-07-29 09:00:00

By Ramon Renteria, El Paso Times, Texas Jul. 29--SAN ELIZARIO -- Rodolfo Stewart recently stopped at Baldo's Produce roadside stand along Socorro Road to stock up on fruit and vegetables. This day, Stewart bypassed the crate containing jalapeno peppers.

2008-07-29 09:00:54

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said U.S.-grown jalapeno and Serrano peppers are not connected with the current Salmonella Saintpaul outbreak.

2008-07-28 12:15:00

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.

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2008-07-26 12:00:00

Only jalapeno peppers grown in Mexico are implicated in the nationwide salmonella outbreak, the government announced Friday in clearing the U.S. crop.

2008-07-24 15:00:50

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.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'