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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.
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.
People who love the kick of hot peppers are seeing one of the earliest examples of chemical warfare. Itâ€™s a battle between their beloved peppers, and a fungus that destroys seeds.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Only jalapeno peppers grown in Mexico are implicated in the nationwide salmonella outbreak, the government announced Friday in clearing the U.S. crop.
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.
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