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13 July 2010

Bad salsa a food poisoning risk

Contaminated salsa and guacamole dips are common causes of food poisoning in restaurants, and food workers need to take greater care, researchers said.

Contaminated salsa and guacamole dips are common causes of food poisoning in restaurants, and food workers need to take greater care, researchers told a Centres for Disease Control and Prevention meeting.

"Awareness that salsa and guacamole can transmit food-borne illness, particularly in restaurants, is key to preventing future outbreaks," Kendall, who worked on the study, said in a statement.

 
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