December 2008

Second in the world only to China’s melamine scandal, Salmonella was the top food-borne illness story in the United States in 2008.
Salmonella Saintpaul in tomatoes—wait—peppers. A final count of 1,442 ill in 43 states, D.C., and Canada, and those are the confirmed illnesses. Using CDC math – which estimates that for every documented case