FDA issues nationwide Salmonella alert

6/8/2008 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. Salmonella food poisoning, linked to uncooked tomatoes, has now spread to sixteen states, including California.

California officials have confirmed that a Bay Area resident has a type of salmonella that has sickened 57 people across the country.So far no deaths have been reported.

Federal officials say the source of the tomatoes responsible has not yet been pin-pointed.

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