August 20th, 2010
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned consumers on Friday not to eat frozen mamey fruit pulp - sold under the La Nuestra and Goya brands - after at least nine people in California and Nevada fell ill with typhoid fever.

Both companies, which have voluntarily recalled the product, get their mamey fruit from a common supplier in Guatemala, the FDA said.

An investigation by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed a link between an ongoing attack of Salmonella typhi infections and the frozen mamey fruit pulp products. Typhoid fever, which can be fatal, is caused by Salmonella typhi.

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5@5 - Chef Roberto Santibañez
August 20th, 2010
05:00 PM ET
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5@5 is a daily, food-related list from chefs, writers, political pundits, musicians, actors, and all manner of opinionated people from around the globe.

A native of Mexico City, Roberto Santibañez is a Mexican food sage. His first cookbook, "Rosa's New Mexican Table," was nominated for both an IACP Cookbook Award and a James Beard Foundation award. He's currently the culinary partner of The Taco Truck in Jersey City and Hoboken, New Jersey, and chef/owner of Fonda restaurant in Brooklyn, New York.

With Eatocracy's inaugural "Tacos and Tattoos" outing yesterday and all this talk about eating innards, it only seems proper to combine the two to wrap the week up.

Five Favorite Offbeat/Unique Taco Fillings: Roberto Santibañez
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August 20th, 2010
04:00 PM ET
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The number of eggs recalled in a nationwide salmonella scare is growing.

Another Iowa egg producer, Hillandale Farms of Iowa, is voluntarily recalling shell eggs distributed to stores and companies that service, or are located in, 14 states, the Egg Safety Center website said Friday.

The eggs were distributed under the Hillandale Farms, Sunny Farms, and Sunny Meadow brand names in six-egg cartons, dozen-egg cartons, 18-egg cartons, 30-egg packages, and five-dozen-egg cases, the website said.

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