Navigation Links
Consumers Can Purchase Majority of Tomato Varieties
Date:6/9/2008

Cherry, Grape and Tomatoes on the Vine Varieties not Subject to Salmonella

Alert

SAN ANTONIO, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Desert Glory who markets the NatureSweet brand, and is North America's largest grower of greenhouse tomatoes, wants to let consumers know that more than 50% of all tomatoes bought in grocery stores in the US are not subject to the most recent June 7, 2008 Salmonella alert issued by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

According to the alert, FDA advised consumers nationwide to "limit their tomato consumption to tomatoes that have not been implicated in the outbreak." The FDA specifically stated that cherry tomatoes, grape tomatoes and tomatoes sold with the vine still attached from any source have not been implicated in the outbreak.

"All of our NatureSweet branded tomatoes are grown in a highly controlled greenhouse environment which allows us to regulate all aspects of tomato production and processing," said Bryant Ambelang, Desert Glory Chief Marketing Officer. "There is significant availability of cherry, grape and on-the-vine tomatoes and consumers can safely enjoy the benefits of our best tasting tomatoes."

According to Ambelang, the company invests in controlled greenhouse operations, private wells, continual testing procedures and 100% product traceability to ensure food safety throughout the tomato's growth and harvest. For more information on the alert, company food safety news and the excluded varieties please visit http://www.naturesweettomatoes.com or http://www.cfsan.fda.gov.

About Desert Glory

Desert Glory, LTD, based in San Antonio, Texas is the leading grower of premium small tomatoes in North America under the NatureSweet brand. Distributed throughout the U.S., at major grocers, club stores and foodservice operators, NatureSweet tomatoes deliver the best tasting tomatoes with year-round availability. As the number one brand of vine-ripened cherry tomatoes in the U.S., NatureSweet's growing operations comprise nearly 1,000 acres under greenhouse and proudly employs nearly 5000 associates.

Media Contacts:

Ivette Lopez

(512) 495-7182 - office direct

(512) 633-8832 - mobile

Emily Ingle

(512) 495-7152 - office direct

(818) 321-6632 - mobile


'/>"/>
SOURCE Desert Glory
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Kaiser Permanente and Microsoft Empower Consumers to Take Charge of Their Health
2. U.S. Web Site Helps Consumers Compare Hospitals
3. New Survey Suggests That Consumers Are Naive to the Risk of Botox Parties and the Importance of FDA Approval for Cosmetic Injectables
4. Westchester Cycle Club Awards Consumers Union Staffer Karin Weisburgh Commuter of the Year
5. LIFE Foundation Launches Lifehappens.org to Help Consumers Make Smart Insurance-Buying Decisions
6. State House Passes Bill to Help Consumers Struggling With High Summer Electric Bills
7. Whats Natural When it Comes to Personal Care Products? Consumers Finally Get Help with New Seal and Standard From the Natural Products Association
8. Consumers, Businesses, Unions, and Medical Professionals: Time for Congress to Act on E-Prescribing Legislation
9. Engaging Health Care Consumers Online is Top Priority
10. The Leapfrog Group Releases 2008 Hospital Survey Offering Consumers Greater Assurance of Safety
11. Wal-Mart & Nalgene Removing Toxic Bottles, Place Consumers Concerns First
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... , ... 21 Middle East and South Asia Leaders Selected as Eisenhower Fellows ... and civil society in 11 countries across the Middle East and South Asia to ... exchange of knowledge and ideas with the leading minds in their fields. , ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... 23, 2017 , ... PureLife Dental is pleased to announce that California Dental ... As part of the amalgam separator endorsement, all CDA members may purchase an ECO ... the retail value. This partnership between PureLife and CDA is especially timely as it ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... June 23, 2017 , ... American Farmer, will feature Chr. ... is slated to air fourth quarter 2017. American Farmer airs Tuesdays at 8:30aET on ... Danish pharmacist, founded Chr. Hansen in Denmark in 1874 after a groundbreaking discovery of ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... June 23, 2017 , ... ... management, financial planning, and related services to families and business owners in and ... charity drive to benefit senior citizens in the area. , Meals on Wheels ...
(Date:6/23/2017)... ... , ... All-Star Insurance, a family managed agency that offers insurance management assistance ... the launch of a new charity drive to benefit women in the area diagnosed ... that an estimated 252, 710 new cases of invasive or high risk breast cancer ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/2/2017)... LAWRENCE, Mass. , June 2, 2017  NxStage ... advancing renal care, today announced new findings demonstrating positive ... NxStage ® System One™. The data will be ... 2017, in Madrid, Spain . ... Knowledge to Improve Home Dialysis Network in ...
(Date:5/29/2017)... TEL AVIV, Israel, May 29, 2017  Cellect Biotechnology ... of innovative technology which enables the functional selection of ... financial results for the first quarter ended March 31 ... pleased with our accomplishments in the first quarter of ... the first quarter, we announced the treatment of the ...
(Date:5/22/2017)... , May 22, 2017  Lilac Corp, ... Gene-Eden-VIR/Novirin, announces the launch of a new ... the results of a clinical study that showed ... treatment with Gene-Eden-VIR/Novirin in individuals suffering from HPV ... note that there are no other treatments that ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: