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Tomato-Pepper Salmonella: Still Some Concerns

Tomato-Pepper Salmonella: Still Some Concerns September 25, 2008. By Jane Mundy.
La Habra, CA Marie believes she suffered from salmonella food poisoning after eating both salmonella peppers and tomatoes. "Due to the fact that I'm a nurse I didn't go to a doctor," she says, "but what really troubles me is that my grandson frequents fast-food restaurants and they continually served tomatoes and peppers on almost everything."
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Tomato-Pepper Salmonella: Frustration led to Lawsuit

Tomato-Pepper Salmonella: Frustration led to Lawsuit September 16, 2008. By Jane Mundy.
Dolores, CO Cheryl Grubbs contacted Marler Clark LLP before she knew that jalapeno peppers likely caused the Tomato/Pepper Salmonella outbreak. " I wanted to know who was supposed to report this, who was responsible, says Grubbs. "What is the protocol-- was I just supposed to phone the local newspaper and tell them my husband had salmonella? "
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Tomato-Pepper Salmonella: Why the Grubbs are Suing Wal-Mart

Tomato-Pepper Salmonella: Why the Grubbs are Suing Wal-Mart September 11, 2008. By Jane Mundy.
Dolores, CO "Truckloads of contaminated jalapenos were turned back at the border before we bought them at Wal-Mart," says Cheryl Grubbs, "so why did Wal-Mart still have them in their store?" Her husband, Brian Grubbs, almost died from the tomato/pepper salmonella outbreak, and Cheryl is furious because his illness could have been avoided.
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Salmonella and the Food Chain: Food for Thought…

Salmonella and the Food Chain: Food for Thought… September 9, 2008. By Gordon Gibb.
Washington, DC The crisis over salmonella poisoning involving jalapeno peppers and tomatoes has passed. Or has it? It wasn't long after the salmonella food poisoning episode settled down before Whole Foods Market found itself recalling massive amounts of E. coli contaminated ground beef, and in Canada the recent Maple Leaf Foods recall has left the country in the clutches of a Lysteria scare.
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Tomato-Pepper Salmonella Outbreak: It Ain't over till it's Over

September 3, 2008. By Jane Mundy.
Seattle, WA Although government agencies have said that the tomato-pepper Salmonella outbreak "appears to be over," food poisoning attorney Bill Marler has months of litigation ahead. "For those cases where we definitively know where the product came from, lawsuits have been filed or we are in the process of filing," he says.
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Jalapeno and Serrano Pepper Salmonella Lawsuit

Jalapeno and Serrano Pepper Salmonella Lawsuit August 24, 2008. By Jane Mundy.
Seattle, WA Since the Salmonella outbreak began, it has spanned 43 states and Canada. At least 1,319 people have been sickened, 255 hospitalized and two people have died and those numbers may rise: as of August 22, 2008 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say they do not believe the tomato/pepper salmonella outbreak has ended.
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Salmonella: Peppering the Food Industry to Tighten Controls

Salmonella: Peppering the Food Industry to Tighten Controls August 14, 2008. By Gordon Gibb.
Washington, DC As the first lawsuit stemming from the Salmonella saintpaul outbreak involving, it is now believed, jalapeno peppers from Mexico, questions remain about the ultimate safety of the nation's food supply, given the flaws in the system that experts suggest lend themselves to the problem.
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Salmonella St Paul: Did Tomatoes take the Heat for Jalapeno Peppers?

Salmonella St Paul: Did Tomatoes take the Heat for Jalapeno Peppers? July 25, 2008. By Jane Mundy.
Seattle, WA Now that tomatoes are safe to eat and jalapeno and Serrano peppers and avocadoes are possible culprits of the Salmonella St. Paul outbreak, some people may wonder—especially the victims-- if health officials at the FDA and CDC are grabbing at straws. Food litigation lawyer Bill Marler weighs in.
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Tomato Salmonella Scare Off, Jalapeno Recall On

Tomato Salmonella Scare Off, Jalapeno Recall On July 22, 2008. By Jane Mundy.
Washington, DC If you eat salsa, you'd better take out the heat. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has updated its Salmonella Saintpaul Outbreak warning. Tomatoes have been replaced by jalapeno and Serrano peppers and avocadoes.
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Tomato and/or Salad Salmonella: Stool Sample Too Late

Tomato and/or Salad Salmonella: Stool Sample Too Late July 16, 2008. By Jane Mundy.
Jonesboro, GA "Just a day after my daughter Carla had a salad at school and tomatoes with dinner that night, she complained of a sore stomach and a headache," says Judy. The next few months were a nightmare, two weeks of which Carla spent in the intensive care unit. Nobody suspected she could have suffered from tomato salmonella.
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