Header graphic for print

Food Safety News

Breaking news for everyone's consumption

Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act

Regulators’ hands were tied on pet food issues observed in 2016

Federal and state inspectors observed numerous problems with manufacturing processes during a 2016 visit to the Tukwila, WA, manufacturing facility of Arrow Reliance Inc., doing business as Darwin’s Natural Pet Products. The regulators’ ability to take action was limited because the company was not yet required to comply with current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP) under… Continue Reading

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

Court Orders LA Fish Processor Closed Until It Complies With FDA Regs

Until it can safely produce food as required under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, Neptune Manufacturing Inc. in Los Angeles has been ordered to stop processing and distributing its smoked and pickled seafood products. According to a Dec. 4 news release from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), U.S. District Court Judge… Continue Reading