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Plant at center of recall had salmonella last year

A firm involved in a nationwide pistachio recall this week says nuts from its sister company in California tested positive for salmonella in September 2008. Full story

Tests nipped risk of tainted pistachios in bud

A nationwide recall of 2 million pounds of pistachios in the wake of a salmonella scare has increased calls for more stringent food testing laws. Full story

Pistachio warning could signal food safety shift

It may be weeks before officials know which pistachios  may be tainted with salmonella, but an early warning may signal a change in how the government responds to outbreaks. Full story

FDA: Avoid pistachios amid salmonella scare

Federal food officials are warning Americans not to eat any food containing pistachios because of possible contamination by salmonella. Full story

FDA seeks rapid test to identify salmonella

Frustrated that conventional lab methods can now take as long as nine days to identify the most common of food bugs, the FDA is searching for a rapid test for salmonella. Full story

Salmonella outbreak wanes; questions linger

A nationwide salmonella outbreak is winding down, but federal health officials can't yet say how the few tainted Mexican peppers they've found could explain the widespread illness. Full story

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