FDA issues nationwide Salmonella alert

June 8, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
The FDA has issued a nationwide warning about certain raw tomoatoes.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.