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FDA warns producers of ice pops, canned food to clean up

A South Carolina ice pop manufacturer and an Oregon low-acid canned food producer are both on notice from the Food and Drug Administration for violations of federal food safety rules. The FDA sent the warning letters to the companies in August and posted them for public view in recent days. Companies are allowed 15 working days to… Continue Reading

Hawaii finds excess bacteria in Meadow Gold milk; stops sales

Meadow Gold Dairies in Hawaii is under order to stop distributing and selling its 2 percent reduced fat milk because state tests during the past four weeks have repeatedly showed more than 10 times the allowed level of coliform bacteria it the product. The order from the Hawaii State Department of Health on Monday will… Continue Reading

USDA’s Meat Police Report More Enforcement Activity After Reorganization

Noncompliance with USDA’s meat inspectors moved only a nudge last quarter as the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) reorganized its enforcement agencies. The nation’s meat police folded the international inspection functions of the Office of International Affairs (OIA) into the Office of Field Operations, and OIA’s export and equivalency functions were moved to the… Continue Reading