Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 24th, 2004
"This was worse than labor," said Reges, a mother of two.
The 39-year-old woman got severe stomach cramps after eating a hoagie at a convenience store July 5 , becoming 1 of more than 300 people sickened in a recent salmonella outbreak that has hit five states. Roma tomatoes are believed to be the cause.
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources says at least 30 cases of salmonella have been linked to the outbreak.
It's the latest high-profile scare involving fresh produce, which experts say is the new frontier in foodborne disease...
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