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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.

2008-07-23 21:00:32

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.

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.

2008-07-21 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.

2008-07-21 08:44:59

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Matt Windsor, +1-202-457-8100, mwindsor@lipmanhearne.com, or Stephenie Fu, +1-202-457-8100, sfu@lipmanhearne.com, both for Tomato Products Wellness Council A closer look the grocery store yields a new appreciation for cost- and nutrition-conscious options APTOS, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/--While some health experts traditionally recommend shopping the grocery store perimeter for nutritious options like fresh produce, the center of the store may...

2008-07-18 18:00:11

By Lauran Neergaard WASHINGTON - The big dark cloud no longer hangs over the tomato. No more wondering what types are safe to eat or if you're buying them from the right state.

2008-07-18 15:00:12

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 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, may finally be slowing.

2008-07-18 06:00:15

By Jim Downing, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 18--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.

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.

2008-07-12 12:00:06

By Georgina Gustin, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 12--At least four people who ate at a Mexican restaurant in Jefferson County contracted a rare strain of salmonella that has sickened more than 1,000 people in a prolonged nationwide outbreak.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.