Tag: Florida tomatoes

FDA Finds Tomato Salmonella Scare Link

Tomato salmonella scare has been linked to farms in Mexico and Florida but the actual bacteria is still a mystery. An associate for the FDA said that the raw roma tomatoes, raw plum tomatoes, and raw round tomatoes may not have been necessarily affected on the farms because the strain of tomato salmonella is too […]

Tomato Food Poisoning: Restaurants and Grocers React

Many large chain restaurants including Burger King, Outback Steakhouse and Taco Bell are voluntarily withdrawing tomatoes from their menus. This comes after the CDC recommended that  consumers avoid red plum, red Roma, or round red tomatoes unless they were grown in certain states and countries. McDonald’s stopped serving sliced tomatoes on its sandwiches as a precaution […]