Salmonellosis Outbreak in Certain Types of Tomatoes


Subject:
Consumer Research & Advocacy , Fruits & Vegetables , Diseases & Conditions , Food Safety , Foodborne Diseases , Tomatoes

Description:
This June 2008 alert warns consumers about a "salmonellosis outbreak [that] appears to be linked to consumption of certain types of raw red tomatoes and products containing raw red tomatoes. ... The bacteria causing the illnesses are Salmonella serotype Saintpaul, an uncommon type of Salmonella." Provides updates about types of tomatoes to avoid, affected U.S. states and territories, and related information. Includes links to general information about Salmonella. From the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Publisher:
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.fda.gov/oc/opacom/hottopics/tomatoes.html


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