FDA, CDC Lift Salmonella Warning From Tomatoes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention yesterday lifted their warning on fresh tomatoes implicated in the ongoing Salmonella Saintpaul outbreak that has sickened more than 1,000 consumers.

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention yesterday lifted their warning on fresh tomatoes implicated in the ongoing Salmonella Saintpaul outbreak that has sickened more than 1,000 consumers. The agencies announced in a joint statement that “consumers may enjoy all tomatoes that are available in the U.S. marketplace without regard for their origin.” FDA Associate Commissioner for Foods David Acheson explained that all farms identifie

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