FDA's Team Tomato Fights Contamination
Jul 8, 2013 - 12:11:13 PM
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A fresh tomato is more than just a tasty addition to a sandwich or salad. To scientists at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the tomato is an enigma and the focus of a group of researchers nicknamed "Team Tomato." The mystery of the tomato has to do with its vulnerability to contamination by Salmonella, bacteria that is a common cause of foodborne illness. FDA's focus over the last decade has been on reducing contamination early in tomato production.
Read this Consumer Update to learn more about how FDA researchers work with colleagues in government, academia and industry to keep the tomato safe for consumers.
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