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Oft-Reviled, Green Peppers Get Seat at Table

Long thought inferior to reds, greens are finally getting respect from chefs

(Newser) - It looks so innocent, but foodies far and wide detest the green bell pepper. One veggie-loving chef has never served a green pepper in her restaurant; Alice Waters of Chez Panisse calls them “a mistake.” The sweeter red version traditionally gets all the love, but some are starting... More »

Key Salmonella Strain Found in Jalapeño

Mexico-grown peppers in Texas plant contain bacteria behind case

(Newser) - Federal inspectors are urging people to avoid eating fresh jalapeños after discovering the same salmonella strain responsible for a nationwide food-poisoning epidemic in a Mexican-grown pepper in a Texas plant. Though the FDA says the finding is a “very important break in the case,” the Mexican jalapeñ... More »

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