WASHINGTON After warning consumers for weeks to forgo eating certain types of raw tomatoes, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave a clean bill of health Thursday to all varieties currently on the market, regardless of their origin. The agency said it has not ruled out Roma, plum or red round tomatoes as a possible source of a salmonella outbreak that has now sickened 1,220 people. But officials said it was “highly unlikely” that any tomatoes connected with the contamination are ...

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