Tag: tomato update

Saintpaul Salmonella Update

There is still no official cause for the tomato salmonella outbreak. The CDC is looking into fresh cilantro, serrano chiles, and jalapeno peppers. No one crop wants to be tapped on the shoulder and told, “you are it.” because it will most likely crush sales. Tomatoes seem to be creeping back onto menus. In two days, […]

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 […]

Is Repackaging Tomatoes the Problem?

This New York Times blog says that so far no one has been able to find the culprit of the tomato salmonella cause of food poisoning. I said the other day, what if tomatoes are not the problem? According to the New York Times blog, the problem could be in the repackaging when tomatoes from many […]