Tough Times for Tomatoes

get more from BRO

It’s time to lay off the tomatoes. According to the FDA, an outbreak of salmonella in raw tomatoes has spread to 16 states, including Virginia. According to a story in the San Francisco Chronicle 145 people have been infected and 23 have been hospitalized from the bacteria, which has been linked to larger tomatoes, including Roma.
</P>

Virginia is the lone state on the East Coast that has reported an outbreak. Others on the list include California, New Mexico, Texas, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin.
</P>

<a href=”http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/06/09/BAT7115G2I.DTL&type=health”>Killer Tomatoes!</a>

More on this topic

Advertisment

in case you missed it

Get Lost in the Mountains and Waters of the Alleghany Highlands of Virginia

Get lost in the mountains and waters of the Alleghany Highlands of Virginia. Grab your...

Reward Yourself with a Bath County Adventure

If your idea of the perfect outdoor adventure-themed getaway includes a variety activities during the day followed by a well-earned reward, you...

South Carolina’s Old 96 District Is an Unexpected Wonder for Nature Lovers

With everyone rushing to get outside and get some fresh air, many of mother nature’s biggest fans may find themselves looking back...

Let the Open Road Lead You to Clarksville

Ready for a road trip? Need to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life or just need to find...