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FDA narrows salmonella warning to raw jalapeno peppers grown in Mexico

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration advice to avoid raw jalapeno peppers, and foods that contain them, now applies only to peppers grown, harvested or packed in Mexico.

The FDA is advising consumers that jalapeno and serrano peppers grown in the United States are not connected with the current Salmonella St. Paul outbreak and consumers may feel free to eat them without concern of contamination.

In addition to domestically grown raw jalapeno peppers, commercially canned, pickled and cooked jalapeno peppers from any and all geographic locations also are not connected with the current Salmonella Saintpaul outbreak.   More from


July 28, 2008 - Posted by | Border Security, trucking | , ,

1 Comment »

  1. With Obama and his cohorts targeting our food we are certainly going to need an effective and vigilant reinforcement of security measures to ensure our food safety, yes, but I think something more passively applicable would be a good solution instead of a solely brute-force solution, but I’ll take solely brute-force routine inspection any day if the food that reaches my family’s plate will be safe and healthy to eat.

    Comment by Gus Hernandez | July 30, 2008 | Reply

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