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Seafood and food processing facility found with violations

The seafood processing and food manufacturing facility in Honolulu owned by Modern Macaroni Co. Ltd was inspected Dec. 6-13, 2016. Serious violations were found, which the FDA says renders the fish or fishery products from the facility to be adulterated. The agency notified the company about the violations in a Feb. 23 warning letter, which was… Continue Reading

FDA warning letters: Plant problems, drug residues, seafood HACCP

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s most recently posted food-related warning letters went to a produce processing facility and a dairy in Michigan, an acidified food manufacturer in Japan, and a fish exporter in Ukraine. The agency told Pearson Foods Inc. in an Oct. 26 warning letter that a June 14-27 inspection of its ready-to-eat… Continue Reading

Violations with spinach, catfish cited in FDA warning letters

A Harbor City, Calif., food manufacturing facility and a Bronx, N.Y., seafood importer received warning letters that were recently released by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Environmental samples taken inside the California food processing facility owned by Flying Food Group LLC revealed the presence of the human pathogen Listeria monocytogenes near food and food contact surfaces. In the… Continue Reading

FDA’s Last Warning Letter of Year goes to a Seafood Processor

The  last warning letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for 2015 apparently went  to Eco Sushi Express Inc. in Oakville, CT. In the letter sent on Dec. 29, FDA said it found “serious violations” of the seafood Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) regulations during inspections at the Edo Sushi Express seafood… Continue Reading