Salmonella outbreak causes mixed response from Columbia businesses

Wednesday, June 4, 2008 | 5:44 p.m. CDT; updated 1:31 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

COLUMBIA — An outbreak of salmonella food poisoning first linked to uncooked tomatoes has now been reported in nine states, U.S. health officials said Tuesday. However, as of Wednesday afternoon, no cases had been reported in Missouri.