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Warning Letter says juice maker fails to pass FDA inspection

Stoney Ridge Farm LLC in Everson, WA, was inspected by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Dec. 21 and 22, 2016, and again on Jan. 5 this year and the results were not good. “The inspection revealed serious deviations of the juice Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) regulation, Title 21, Code of Federal Regulations, Part… Continue Reading

FDA warnings: Sea cucumbers, apple cider and tofu

Following inspections, the Food and Drug Administration issued warning letters, recently made public, to a seafood processing facility in Nicaragua, a juice processing facility in Iowa and a tofu production facility in Washington D.C. Companies have 15 working days to respond to FDA warning letters. None of the three companies listed below have received close-out… Continue Reading

FDA warnings: Florida juice plant, Hawaii sandwich maker

Following inspections, the Food and Drug Administration issued warning letters that were recently made public to a Florida juice producer and a Hawaii company that produces tuna sandwiches. Companies have 15 days to respond to FDA warning letters in writing. FDA has not yet issued a closeout letter for either of the companies listed below…. Continue Reading

Juice maker warned about HACCP, misbranding, drug claims

Juicer Connections Inc. makes juice products in Los Angeles that it wants consumers to believe are really good. So, for example, it suggests that by drinking them consumers will be less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease. In a warning letter to the owner Steven A. Mullen, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration first told Juice… Continue Reading

FDA warnings: Traceability, drug residues, juice hazards

Warning letters recently posted by the Food and Drug Administration addressed a variety of violations at a food company in China, a dairy in Iowa and a juice producer in Connecticut. Companies have 15 days to respond to FDA warning letters. Weifang Sunwoo Foods Co. Ltd. In a Sept. 21 warning letter, the director of… Continue Reading

FDA warning letters: Bugs, dirt, seafood and juice HACCP regs

Recently posted food-related FDA warning letters address alleged violations of juice and seafood Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) regulations, along with Current Good Manufacturing Practice (CGMP) regulations for foods. FDA’s Los Angeles District Office wrote to Shining Marble Inc. on Sept. 30 to say that violations of both seafood HACCP and CGMP regulations were observed during a… Continue Reading

FDA warning letters include violations with juice, dairy cows

A variety of violations of federal laws are the topic of warning letters recently sent to food companies by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Following are details of warnings sent to companies in late March and made public in recent days by the FDA. Kostechka Dairy LLC, Whitelaw, WI — FDA inspected the dairy… Continue Reading

Diverse mix of food manufacturers get FDA warning letters

A diverse group of food facilities recently received warning letters from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Among those targeted with the formal warnings are: The  manufacturer of low-acid canned foods in Montreal. A  seafood processing facility in Hayward, CA. A seafood processing and importer establishment tin Hunts Point, NY. A bakery manufacturing facility in Sioux… Continue Reading

FDA Warning Letters: Listeria Contamination, Juice and Seafood HACCP Problems, Drug Residues

The latest posted warning letters sent out by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) went to manufacturers and/or processors of sprouts, tofu, juice and seafood, and also to a veterinarian, a dairy farm and two cattle operations. Good Seed Inc. of Springfield, VA, was informed in a Dec. 2, 2015, letter from FDA that a June… Continue Reading