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How to be sure YOUR tomatoes are safe from Salmonella

publication date: Jul 1, 2008
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As the tomato Salmonella investigation unfolded in June, and the FDA narrowed its search for the culprits, many people were quick to declare that locally grown tomatoes were safe. Supermarkets, restaurants, farmers markets, and local growers made much of the fact that they were not part of this industrial-agriculture problem.
And though it is true that local tomatoes are not implicated in the current outbreak, the sobering fact is that Salmonella can be a problem for any tomato grower, anywhere.



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