Tomatoes Suspected in Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

6/3/08

Tomatoes Suspected in Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak

Texans are urged not to eat certain raw tomatoes because of a multistate outbreak of Salmonella.

The outbreak began in mid April, and so far there have been 21 confirmed cases.   The Department of State Health Services says raw tomatoes have been targeted as the likely source.

Authorities say don't eat raw Roma or full sized round tomatoes unless they are home grown or sold attached to the vine.

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