Salmonella investigators confirm jalapeno connection

WASHINGTON Federal health officials say new evidence shows a definite link between fresh jalapenos and the salmonella outbreak that has sickened more than 1,000 people, prompting authorities to issue a qualified warning about eating the peppers. The advisory also has been extended to fresh serrano peppers, though one government agency indicated that it has fewer suspicions about that variety.

That same body, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a

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