ROMA TOMATOES CAUSED SALMONELLA OUTBREAKS

ATLANTA -- Contaminated Roma tomatoes caused three outbreaks of salmonella infections that sickened more than 500 people last year, including one outbreak linked to the Sheetz convenience store chain, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed. In the CDC's report, released this month, the agency noted the outbreaks consisted of 561 cases of salmonella illnesses in 18 states and one

ATLANTA -- Contaminated Roma tomatoes caused three outbreaks of salmonella infections that sickened more than 500 people last year, including one outbreak linked to the Sheetz convenience store chain, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed.

In the CDC's report, released this month, the agency noted the outbreaks consisted of 561 cases of salmonella illnesses in 18 states and one Canadian province. Although a single tomato-packing house in Florida was common in all ou

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