FDA finds salmonella strain at second Mexican farm

Jul 30, 2008 By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press Writer
FDA finds salmonella strain at second Mexican farm (AP)
Jalapeno peppers sit for sale in a market in Mexico City, Friday, July 25, 2008. Only jalapeno peppers grown in Mexico are implicated in the nationwide salmonella outbreak in the United States, the government announced Friday in clearing the U.S. crop. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

(AP) -- The salmonella strain linked to a nationwide outbreak has been found in irrigation water and a serrano pepper at a Mexican farm, federal health officials said Wednesday.



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