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FDA warning letters target French, Portuguese companies

A French company that packs olives and garlic and a sardine packer in Portugal are both on notice from the Food and Drug Administration for food safety violations at their facilities. In warning letters dated May 5 and recently made public by FDA, the agency outlined violations and gave the companies 15 working days to… Continue Reading

Marlin and Swordfish Caught in Texas Waters May Pose Health Threat

Blue marlin caught along the coast of Texas should no longer be consumed because mercury levels detected in these fish pose a danger to human health, warns the Texas Department of State Health Services. TDSHS also cautioned future mothers and children not to eat swordfish from these waters. Women past childbearing age and adult men… Continue Reading