Hunt for salmonella source expands to other produce

ATLANTA The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Friday that investigators are broadening their hunt for the source of the salmonella outbreak to include fresh produce other than tomatoes. But officials would neither confirm nor deny a press report that suspicions now center on jalapeno peppers.

The agency indicated on its website that three types of tomatoes are still prime suspects. But, it said, clusters of illnesses among restaurant patrons

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