Latest salmonellosis Stories
By Lauran Neergaard The Associated Press WASHINGTON - It was a hot lead for detectives on a cold case. People suddenly were getting salmonella at a Minnesota restaurant more than 1,000 miles from the center of the nation's outbreak. Not my tomatoes, protested the manager.
By Elaine Walker, The Miami Herald Jul. 27--This summer's salmonella outbreak could go down as the national food supply's biggest unsolved mystery.
MINNEAPOLIS _ In less than two weeks, Minnesota Department of Health investigators traced the source of a mysterious salmonella outbreak that had stumped federal health officials for two months and sickened more than 1,200 people in 43 states and Canada. The culprit: jalapeno peppers.
By Jim Downing SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Was slicing tomatoes from our menus worth it? More than 1,200 people in 42 states now have been sickened by a rare strain of salmonella bacteria carried on tomatoes - or maybe hot peppers. Or maybe both.
WASHINGTON - It's OK to eat all kinds of tomatoes again, the U.S. government declared Thursday, lifting its salmonella warning on the summer favorites amid signs that the record outbreak, while not over, might finally be slowing.
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.
By ANNYS SHIN WASHINGTON - Federal officials investigating a three-month-old salmonella outbreak have isolated the bacteria in a jalapeno pepper from a small distribution facility in McAllen, Texas, and warned consumers nationwide to avoid eating raw jalapenos or products that contain them until more is known.
A food-borne salmonella outbreak so far has sickened more than 1,220 people in 42 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. Source: unknown.
WASHINGTON _ Call it the smoking jalapeno.
By Stephen J. Hedges and Michael Martinez SANTA YNEZ, Calif. - This year was shaping up to be a good one for farmer Ernesto Ramirez, who will harvest 80 acres of jalapeno and serrano peppers in two weeks.
- A trick or prank.