News from the jalapeno world: The source of a salmonella outbreak in the US appears to have been traced to a jalapeno pepper imported from Mexico. Related (and notorious) Newley.com post: “Jalapeno Hands: A Cautionary Culinary Tale,” which has attracted an amazing 130 comments to date.
🌶️ Update, August 19, 2018: It’s been fourteen years since I first published this post, and the comments just keep coming. It seems this affliction is still plaguing folks. Read through and please weigh in with your suggestions below! July 3, 2004: The story of my friend’s accident involving jalapeno peppers. Read his tale and […]