FDA Narrows Salmonella Source

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared most Florida-grown tomatoes for sale and consumption, as investigators closed in on the source of the salmonella outbreak affecting at least 17 states. The announcement was especially welcome news to growers in the Sunshine State, the No. 1 domestic supplier of tomatoes at this time of year. The FDA lifted restrictions in 19 Florida counties,

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared most Florida-grown tomatoes for sale and consumption, as investigators closed in on the source of the salmonella outbreak affecting at least 17 states.

The announcement was especially welcome news to growers in the Sunshine State, the No. 1 domestic supplier of tomatoes at this time of year. The FDA lifted restrictions in 19 Florida counties, and has listed them along with other tomato-growing states, territories an

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