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Salmonella Cases Hit 1,000 As CDC Confirms Jalapenos As New Suspect

First Posted: 07- 9-08 06:30 PM   |   Updated: 07-17-08 05:12 AM

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New York Times:

In its latest update on the Salmonella outbreak, the Centers for Disease Control today confirmed that the investigation has uncovered a second suspect: jalapeños.

"The accumulated data from all investigations indicate that jalapeño peppers caused some illnesses but that they do not explain all illnesses," the agency said in a statement. Tomatoes, however, remained under investigation along with serrano peppers and fresh cilantro.

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