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Tomatoes produce chemical weapons

Kyoto - A new study shows that the tomato plant releases a chemical that its neighbors can use to develop defenses against invading cutworms.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 3 comments

Saving crops from whitefly

Scientists have introduced a new technique to select which types of plants are most resistant to whitefly. The aim is to aid the development of defenses against whitefly diseases threatening food crops worldwide.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Salmonella contaminated tomatoes recalled

The company Alderman Farms Sales Corp. is recalling its one-pint containers of cherry tomatoes because they are probably contaminated with Salmonella.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Spain's La Tomatina: The Ultimate Food Fight — Photo Essay Special

Valencia - Valencia, in central Spain near the Mediterranean coast, is famous for La Tomatina, the massive tomato throwing festival.
Digital Journal Report by Darren Weir - 2 comments

'Angry Brides' game targets illegal Indian dowries

Facebook's launch of a new online game "Angry Brides" plays off the popular Angry Birds game and adds a twist. They can lash out at the illegal Indian dowry system by hitting prospective grooms with brooms and frying pans.
In the Media by Katerina Nikolas - 2 comments

Inside a Parisian Murder Mystery

The body of a Polish millionairess has been found, slumped in a plush bathroom suite in one of the most renowned hotels in central Paris.
In the Media by Alethea Borgman - 8 comments

Technique Developed For Quicker Salmonella Detetction

Iowa State University researchers have developed a technique for testing for the presence of salmonella that may give investigators better, faster answers.
In the Media by Bob Ewing - 7 comments

FDA Lifts Warning About Eating Certain Types of Tomatoes

After a lengthy investigation, the FDA has determined that fresh tomatoes now available in the domestic market are not associated with the current outbreak.
In the Media by Bob Ewing - 6 comments

Salmonella Saintpaul Situation in Canada Update

Public Health officials in Canada have reported four cases of Salmonella Saintpaul infections that match those associated with the outbreak in the United States.
In the Media by Bob Ewing - 2 comments

Lyc-O-Mato: An Ingestible Sunscreen Based on Tomatoes

The chemicals in sunscreens protect the skin but hurt the environment, the corals and the fishes in the sea. LycoRed has produced a green product based on tomatoes that help protect the skin without sunscreen.
In the Media by Chris V. Thangham - 4 comments

Officials Say Tomatoes May Not Be The Source Of Salmonella Outbreak

Tomatoes, after being assumed to be responsible for an outbreak of Salmonella, were pulled from fast food chains, off of grocery shelves and people were scared to eat them. Now health officials admit that tomatoes may not have been the original problem.
In the Media by Susan Duclos - 20 comments

Op-Ed: Did A Cow Crap in Your Tomatoes?

Claims are being made that the meat production industry is to be blamed for cases of salmonella contamination of vegetables.
In the Media by Bob Ewing - 40 comments

FDA Completes Tomato Trace back in Salmonella Case

The FDA has completed the trace back for some of the tomatoes associated with the salmonella outbreak- they have traced the pathway of some tomatoes from the point of purchase or consumption to each point on the distribution chain.
In the Media by Bob Ewing - 20 comments

Baja California Tomatoes Cleared in Salmonella case

Tomatoes from one part of Mexico, Baja California have been cleared of suspicion in the outbreak of salmonella-tainted tomatoes
In the Media by Bob Ewing - 5 comments

Possible Solution to Salmonella Outbreaks in Tomatoes Discovered

The answer to preventing future Salmonella outbreaks in tomatoes is fighting microbes with microbes, according to new research by a University of Guelph food science professor.
In the Media by Bob Ewing - 7 comments

New Mexico Department of Health Says Tainted Tomatoes Likely from Mexico

A preliminary inquiry into salmonella illnesses in the state shows patients bought tomatoes from stores supplied by growers south of the U.S. border.
In the Media by Bob Ewing - 16 comments

Florida Likely To Take A $40 Million Hit While Waiting Clearance For Their Tomatoes

The salmonella outbreak in the Western U.S. has caused a ripple effect to growers in Florida who stand to lose $40 million unless the federal officials clear them quickly.
In the Media by KJ Mullins - 2 comments

Canada: Some Restaurant Chains Remove Tomatoes From Menu

Concern over salmonella contagion has causes some chain restaurants in Canada to remove tomatoes from the menu. KFC, Pizza Hut are among those who removed tomatoes.
In the Media by Bob Ewing - 7 comments

FDA Warning- New Mexico and Texas Not to Eat Certain Types of Raw Red Tomatoes

The Food and Drug Administration is alerting consumers in New Mexico and Texas that a salmonellosis outbreak appears to be linked to consumption of certain types of raw red tomatoes and products containing raw red tomatoes.
In the Media by Bob Ewing

Healthier Tomatoes grown in Seawater

Italian Researchers find that with 10% sea water, tomatoes grow with high antioxidants compared to normal grown tomatoes.
In the Media by Chris V. Thangham - 6 comments

Rotten Tomatoes - My Place for Movie Reviews

I use RottenTomatoes on a weekly basis to check if movies are "fresh" or "rotten." Include reviews from various sources. Just wanted to share this site with others if you have never heard of it.
In the Media by ccmd00d

Victims In 18 States Infected By Salmonella Outbreak

Health officials suspect tomatoes helped spread Salmonella.
In the Media by Bob Norman - 2 comments

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throwing tomatoes at La Tomatina
La Tomatina tomato wars
La Tomatina tomato wars
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Aloo Phujia
Cherry tomatoes in pots
Cherry tomatoes in pots
first truck full of tomatoes begins to roll down the street
first truck full of tomatoes begins to roll down the street
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covered in tomato goo at La Tomatina
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me not wearing goggles at La Tomatina

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