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2008-07-23 12:00:15

By Stacey Eidson, The Bradenton Herald, Fla. Jul. 22--Just days after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced tomatoes were safe to enjoy again, federal health officials are now warning consumers not to eat fresh jalapeno peppers.

2008-07-23 09:00:50

By Jim Downing, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 23--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.

2008-07-23 03:00:45

WASHINGTON - Government inspectors finally have a big clue in the nationwide salmonella outbreak: They found the same bacteria on a single Mexican-grown jalapeno pepper handled by a small Texas produce shipper.

2008-07-23 00:00:13

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.

2008-07-23 00:00:13

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...

2008-07-22 15:00:49

By Jim Downing, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul.

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2008-07-22 06:00:00

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.

2008-07-21 15:00:13

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.

2008-07-14 21:00:23

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.

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2008-07-14 06:00:00

Imports of jalapeno peppers from Mexico have slowed amid government testing for salmonella, and importers say shortages are likely if the bottleneck continues.


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.'