Navigation Links
Mexican Peppers ID'd as Salmonella Culprits
Date:7/26/2008

the outbreak. On Monday, we didn't know exactly where they all were coming from. Today, we're certain these are coming from Mexico."

In its announcement Friday, the agency explained: "The collective review of the current traceback investigation and harvesting dates, matched with the dates that people became ill, have combined to indicate that the contaminated jalapeno pepper originated in Mexico."

It added, "Additional traceback and traceforward information obtained this week has led to the determination that the Agricola Zarigosa produce-distribution center in McAllen, Texas -- from where FDA took the positive jalapeno pepper sample -- was not the original source of the contamination."

Acheson said that FDA inspectors were on site at the Mexican farm where the tainted pepper came from.

Raw jalapeno peppers are often used in the preparation of salsa, pico de gallo and other dishes.

When the outbreak began in April, early signs pointed to raw tomatoes -- particularly raw round, red tomatoes, plum or Roma tomatoes -- as the likely source of contamination. But the FDA lifted its warning on tomatoes last week because it was highly unlikely that any tomatoes that were on the market at the start of the outbreak remain on the market.

According to the CDC, people stricken during the outbreak have ranged in age from under 1 to 99 years old, and 50 percent are female. The rate of illness has been highest among those 20 to 29 years old; it is lowest among adolescents 10 to 19 years old and people over 80.

According to the CDC's latest count as of July 25, the breakdown by state of ill people shows: Alabama (3), Arkansas (19), Arizona (56), California (9), Colorado (16), Connecticut (5), Florida (3), Georgia (40), Idaho (6), Illinois (115), Indiana (20), Iowa (2), Kansas (20), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maine (1), Maryland (37), Massachusetts (29), Michigan (25), Minnesota (22), Mississippi (2), Missouri (
'/>"/>

Copyright©2008 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Move Over Margarita! Mexican Food has a New Dinner Partner
2. Genomma Lab Prices Initial Public Offering and Begins Trading on Mexican Stock Exchange
3. Women, Mexican-Americans at higher risk of ruptured brain aneurysm
4. Women, Mexican Americans at Higher Risk for Certain Stroke
5. Leading Travel Insurance Website Now Offers Mexican Auto Insurance to US and Canadian Travelers Going into Mexico
6. Genetics May Boost Mexican-Americans Risk for Alcoholism
7. UNICEF Readies to Assist Mexican Flood Victims
8. Abuelos Responds to CDC and FDA Warning on Certain Types of Raw Peppers and Tomatoes
9. Nicotine, Chili Peppers Offer Post-Surgery Pain Relief
10. Salmonella Illnesses Now Top 1,000
11. Salmonella Illnesses Now Largest Foodborne Outbreak in U.S. History
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Mexican Peppers ID'd as Salmonella Culprits
(Date:7/29/2015)... ... July 29, 2015 , ... Orthopedic surgeons at Lourdes Medical Center ... Medical Rotator Cuff System, a new implant to treat a common source of shoulder ... natural regeneration of additional tendon tissue, which could allow for faster healing and a ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... ... July 29, 2015 , ... Today marks a significant achievement in ... women-led, growth companies and is led by a group of experienced investors, has tapped ... voted with their dollars to be a part of the fund. The Sofia ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) , ... July 29, 2015 , ... We are privileged to ... at Keck Medicine of USC as the ninth best ophthalmology hospital in the nation for ... the top 10 American hospitals for ophthalmology. , “It is an honor to be ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... ... July 29, 2015 , ... Fastline Publications, Inc., will ... on RFD-TV. , Fastline is dedicated to quality agricultural advertising, both in print ... largest and freshest searchable agriculture equipment database in the world. The site has ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... , ... July 29, 2015 , ... ... the Hackett Hemwall Foundation in March, Steven W. Meier M.D., a prominent orthopedic ... treatments to qualifying patients with demonstrated financial need. , “We are thrilled for ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Lourdes Orthopedics First in NJ to Offer Bioinductive Implant for Rotator Cuff Repair 2Health News:Lourdes Orthopedics First in NJ to Offer Bioinductive Implant for Rotator Cuff Repair 3Health News:Sofia Fund Surpasses Investor Goals 2Health News:21 Years & Counting: The USC Eye Institute Ranks in the Top 10 Ophthalmology Hospitals in America 2Health News:21 Years & Counting: The USC Eye Institute Ranks in the Top 10 Ophthalmology Hospitals in America 3Health News:Fastline Publications to Partner with American Farmer in Upcoming Episode Airing on RFD-TV 2Health News:Orthopedic Surgeon Announces New Pro Bono Prolotherapy and Regenerative Medicine Clinic for Underserved Communities in Los Angeles 2
... ... technology designed to treat tumors, gives new options for those with medically inoperable lung ... Phoenix, ... CyberKnife ®, a new technology offering treatment options for medically inoperable lung ...
... ... pMDsoft, Inc. today announced the completion of over ... and popular software systems in the medical industry. pMDsoft,s industry-leading ... existing software infrastructure, eliminating data entry and increasing the accuracy of ...
... , , SEATTLE, Sept. 9 Cell Therapeutics, ... Renshaw 11th Annual Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, September 9th at 11:40 AM Eastern ... , The conference will also be webcast live with slides ... www.celltherapeutics.com . , , , ...
... , , WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 ... Louis-based Care-Tech Laboratories Inc. and its principal officers, John C. Brereton ... stop the illegal manufacture, marketing, and distribution of over-the-counter (OTC) antimicrobial ... (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO ) , ...
... , SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 8 , , , WHEN: ... Moscone West Convention Center, ... (916) 206-8662, Jessica Joisten ... of the California, Dental Association, will ...
... , , , WASHINGTON, Sept. ... Harry Reid held a brief press availability following their meeting with ... transcript of their remarks followed by question and answer session. ... had a very productive meeting with the President and the Vice ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:CyberKnife Treatment for Medically Inoperable Lung Cancer 2Health News:pMDsoft Announces Interfaces with Additional EMR, EHR, Practice Management, Hospital and Billing Systems 2Health News:pMDsoft Announces Interfaces with Additional EMR, EHR, Practice Management, Hospital and Billing Systems 3Health News:pMDsoft Announces Interfaces with Additional EMR, EHR, Practice Management, Hospital and Billing Systems 4Health News:pMDsoft Announces Interfaces with Additional EMR, EHR, Practice Management, Hospital and Billing Systems 5Health News:Care-Tech Laboratories Agrees to Stop Making, Selling and Distributing Unapproved Antimicrobial Products 2Health News:California Dental Association to Showcase Critical Role of Dentists in Identifying and Treating Sleep Disorders 2Health News:California Dental Association to Showcase Critical Role of Dentists in Identifying and Treating Sleep Disorders 3Health News:Pelosi, Reid Remarks at Press Availability Following Meeting With President Obama 2Health News:Pelosi, Reid Remarks at Press Availability Following Meeting With President Obama 3Health News:Pelosi, Reid Remarks at Press Availability Following Meeting With President Obama 4
(Date:7/29/2015)...  Medical Care Alert, a leading national provider of ... of its new HOME & AWAY ELITE mobile ... or on the hip, the small two-ounce pendant can ... USA using the AT&T Wireless network. The ... mobile and automatic fall detection medical alert systems. ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... TAKE Solutions Ltd., a global business technology solutions ... for the Life Sciences sector, by setting up Intelent ... of 3 million USD . Intelent aims to address ... to projections by McKinsey) by providing clients offerings in the ... Noting the exponential growth ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... , July 29, 2015 Cogentix Medical, Inc. ... serving the urology market, will release financial results for the ... 2015, after the market close on Monday, August 10, 2015. ... and webcast to discuss these results on Monday, August 10, ... Rob Kill , President and Chief Executive Officer, and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:New Medical Care Alert Pendant Combines GPS, Cellular Voice, and Automatic Fall Detection 2New Medical Care Alert Pendant Combines GPS, Cellular Voice, and Automatic Fall Detection 3New Medical Care Alert Pendant Combines GPS, Cellular Voice, and Automatic Fall Detection 4TAKE Solutions Creates a New Subsidiary for Life Sciences Big Data in the US 2TAKE Solutions Creates a New Subsidiary for Life Sciences Big Data in the US 3Cogentix Medical to Announce First Quarter Fiscal 2016 Results on August 10, 2015 2
... ULURU Inc. (NYSE Alternext: ULU) today announced ... third quarter ended September 30, 2009 financial results and provide ... 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. , To participate in the conference ... 429-1388 (access code 23511#) five to ten minutes prior to ...
... Nov. 3 Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPHMD ) ... notice from the NASDAQ Market Listing Qualifications Department stating that ... for the continued listing of its common stock on the ... 5550(a)(2). , Pursuant to NASDAQ,s rules, Peregrine was required to ...
Cached Medicine Technology:ULURU Inc. Announces Conference Call to Discuss Financial Results for the Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2009 and to Provide a Business Update 2Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Regains Full Compliance With Nasdaq Continued Listing Requirements 2
... for ease of use and patient comfort, ... edges for comfort and is available in ... a perfect fit. For hard to fit ... collar to your specifications. Don't just take ...
... Kendall provides hospitals and alternate care ... tracheostomy care trays which offer the ... control. Designed with the guidance of ... trays provide exactly what is required ...
... patented Per-fit™ flexible PVC tube with a ... specifically designed to reduce insertion force and ... The kit s unique obturator/dilator design is ... for an easier transition through the tissue ...
... provide convenience and cost control. , ... offer a variety of wound dressing components ... the tracheostomized patient. , ,Tray configurations ... with disposable inner cannula for both rigid ...
Medicine Products: