Bioterrorism Act examined amid salmonella scare
Salmonella cases exceed 1,000; FDA unable to pinpoint source
The Virginian-Pilot Edition
From wire reports
NORFOLK, Va. — The Food and Drug Administration's inability to identify the source of a salmonella contamination that has sickened more than 1,000 people in 41 states shows that the 2002 Bioterrorism Act's provisions to protect the nation's food supply are inadequate when it comes to quickly tracing contamination to fresh produce, some food safety experts say.
Cherry tomatoes, grape tomatoes and tomatoes grown on a vine are among the types that are safe to eat according to FDA officials. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)
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