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A nationwide salmonella outbreak has merchants yanking tomatoes from their shelves while health officials search for more answers.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration named three types of tomatoes - raw red plum, red Roma and round red - as the likely culprits of the outbreak. Since April, 145 salmonella infections have been reported, and at least 23 people in 16 states have been hospitalized, according to the FDA.


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