Tag: jalapeno peppers

50 Shots of America–New Mexico

Because for the 47th state, OLD Mexico just wouldn’t do… (mostly because of it’s being a separate country and all…) ~~~oOo~~~ With a name like New Mexico, it’s not dangerous to assume that the Land of Enchantment once belonged to Mexico. Inhabited early on by the Navajo and Pueblo Indians (and others), it was 16th […]

Salmonella Cause: Jalapenos from Mexico

This just in: Jalapenos from Mexico is the cause of the latest salmonella scare. This is, of course, a relief to U.S. jalapeno growers. So far 1,300 people have been sickened by salmonella food poisoning. When buying jalapenos at the market, you an always ask the produce manager where they come from. However, when eating […]

Tomato Update: Salsa Could Be the Problem, Jalapeno Peppers

There is still no pat conclusion as to what caused the tomato salmonella food poisoning and now the CDC is looking at cilantro, serrano peppers and jalapeno peppers. Could this be a catsup conspiracy since salsa has long surpassed the catsup as the condiment of choice? CDC is collaborating with public health officials in many […]