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Posted on 18 July 2008 by tomatocasual.com

FDA Says Tomatoes Safe to Eat

By Michelle Fabio

After being under investigation as the possible cause of a recent salmonella outbreak in America, tomatoes have been ruled safe to eat by the Food and Drug Administration.

The FDA has now turned its attention to raw jalapeño and serrano peppers as the possible culprit; the confusion as to whether tomatoes had been involved may come from the fact that both of these ingredients are found in Mexican foods like salsa which many of those affected had eaten.

No tomatoes from farms in Mexico and southern Florida have tested positive for the rare Saintpaul strain of salmonella that has caused over 1,000 illnesses in Read the rest of this entry »

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