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Grocery chain removes jalapenos (sad)

Fireball IIFireball II Posts: 213
edited 2:56PM in EggHead Forum
Grocery chain Kroger removes jalapenos even no peppers came from McAllen, Texas, distributor. JD
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  • Nardi513Nardi513 Posts: 66
    Shoprite in NJ has removed jalapenos as well. Local shops still have them so I'm covered.
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  • stikestike Posts: 15,597
    i wonder if all the farmers who plowed under their tomatoes will get reimbursed....

    >rhetorical question<

    frankly, hoping this will be another thing that gets people thinking about buying things grown a little closer to home. not that there are locally grown jalapenos everywhere. but in general, we have too many eggs in one basket. frigging meat recalls from one processing plant affect the entire country.
    ed egli avea del cul fatto trombetta -Dante
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  • Fireball IIFireball II Posts: 213
    I agree, FDA shoots off allegation with out proof as in the tomatoes scare. JD
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  • GrillmamaGrillmama Posts: 194
    I bought a 1 1/2 lbs on Monday, which I think was the same day they issued the statement, at our local WalMart. I made ABT's with them, but I suppose being cooked it would kill any bacteria...I hope. :blush:
    (I didn't know about the bacteria until the 10 o'clock news.)

    Well anyway neither one of us got sick, and I am going to make another batch tonight for the husband and step son.
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  • Fireball IIFireball II Posts: 213
    Cooking meat165* kills salmonella. So you should be fine with your ABT'.
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  • ChefToneChefTone Posts: 42
    Has anybody ever tried using a Cubanelle pepper.I have heard they are a nice tasting pepper.I was thinking using these for ABT they are sweet though. Having a hard time finding good size jalapenos.
    CHEERS
    ANTHONY
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  • Fireball IIFireball II Posts: 213
    Not sure where to buy those sweet peppers. JD
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