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By Jim Downing, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 22--Two of the Sacramento region's top four grocers have pulled fresh jalapeno peppers from their shelves in response to Monday's nationwide warning about potential salmonella contamination.
By The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Government inspectors finally have a big clue in the nationwide salmonella outbreak: They found the same bacteria strain on a single Mexican-grown jalapeno pepper handled in Texas - and issued a stronger warning for consumers to avoid fresh jalapenos.But Monday's discovery, the equivalent of a fingerprint, doesn't solve the mystery: Authorities still don't know where the pepper became tainted - on the farm, or in the McAllen, Texas, plant, or at some...
By Jim Downing, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul.
The FDA says salmonella bacteria found on a Mexican-grown jalapeno pepper is an important breakthrough in the nationwide outbreak, which has caused 1,200 people to fall ill.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's OK to eat all kinds of tomatoes again, the U.S. declared Thursday -- lifting its salmonella warning amid signs that the record outbreak, although not over, may finally be slowing.
By Tiffany Thompson, The Stanly News & Press, Albemarle, N.C. Jul. 14--While no known cases have been reported locally, the salmonella outbreak that has affected the nation should still be a concern, according to health officials.
Imports of jalapeno peppers from Mexico have slowed amid government testing for salmonella, and importers say shortages are likely if the bottleneck continues.
By Ashley Meeks, Las Cruces Sun-News, N.M. Jul. 12--To read the latest news release from the Food and Drug Administration on the salmonella outbreak, click here. LAS CRUCES -- James Ditmore has no regrets about the jalapeno pizza he enjoyed Wednesday night.
By Lauran Neergaard WASHINGTON - More than 1,000 people now have become ill from salmonella initially linked to raw tomatoes, a sobering milestone Wednesday that makes this the worst foodborne outbreak in at least a decade.
By Jonathan D. Rockoff, The Baltimore Sun Jul. 10--WASHINGTON -- For the first time since a salmonella outbreak began in April, the government said yesterday that at least some of the illnesses appeared to be caused by jalapeno peppers, and it warned those at greatest risk against eating them.
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