Bananas Target of Internet Hoax rnet rumor mill has turned its sights on imported bananas. The International Banana Association here and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, have both issued statements verifying the falsity of an e-mail message that alleges bananas imported from Costa Rica are infected with a flesh-eating bacteria. "The IBA assures all its customers that all bananas are safe to eat," said Tim DeBus, president of the organization. Recently, restaurant ...

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