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TO: DDS Regional Directors, STS Director, CTH Coordinators, Private Providers, CO Quality Management Personnel
FROM: Daniel A. Micari, Director, Quality Management Services
DATE: June 9, 2008
RE: Connecticut Dept. of Public Health, Environmental Health Section - Raw Red Tomato Salmonella Warning
FOOD RECALL ADVISORY
This Food Recall Advisory is to advise of a potential health hazard related to the consumption of certain raw red tomatoes. A multi-state outbreak of salmonellosis has been linked to the consumption of certain raw red plum, red Roma and red round tomatoes, and products containing these raw, red tomatoes.
See the attached file provided by the Connecticut Dept. of Public Health, Environmental Health Section.
Please ensure those responsible for food shopping and preparation are aware of this safety alert.  Also review your food stores to determine whether or not the identified products are present.  If the identified products are present, address appropriately.