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Vulto Creamery shut down because owner did not ‘understand’

Investigation into deadly Listeria outbreak shows company knew cheese plant was contaminated

A federal court has shut down the Walton, NY, creamery that last year was the source of a multistate listeriosis outbreak that infected eight people in four states with listeriosis, resulting in two deaths. In a civil action, U.S. District Court Judge Brenda Sannes permanently enjoined Vulto Creamery LLC and its owner Johannes H. Vulto… Continue Reading

Feds seek shut down LA seafood processor for Listeria, filth

Ready-to-eat, smoked fish and fishery products produced by Michel Cordon Bleu Inc. in Los Angeles from such raw fish as Florida salmon and Idaho trout and sold to restaurants, retailers, hotels and cruise ships are not safe for human consumption, according to a federal court action. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has found the… Continue Reading

Permanent injunction against Syfrett Feed Co over medicated animal feeds

Syfrett Feed Company Inc. of Okeechobee, FL, along with its owner and president, vice president and operations manager were  named Thursday in a consent decree of permanent injunction by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. The injunction permanently enjoins the defendants from distributing misbranded and adulterated medicated animal feed in violation of… Continue Reading

Court order prevents distribution of beans and sauces

Brothers William and Scott McGreevy said in March that they’d reach a “quick resolution” to the dispute between their Wichita company and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). On Wednesday, that prediction came true when the U.S. District Court for Kansas ordered a permanent injunction against the company, Native American Enterprises LLC, vice president and… Continue Reading

Federal judge for eastern Michigan sends Scotty’s to sidelines for repairs

A Detroit area sandwich distributor is now under a federal court’s permanent injunction with orders to clean up its act. Scotty’s Inc. and co-owner and manager Sandra L. Jackson cannot — under terms of the injunction — receive, prepare, process, pack, hold or distribute any of their ready-to eat sandwich products until they complete a… Continue Reading

Michigan’s S. Serra Cheese accepts permanent injunction

During much of the 18 months it was in court, it appeared that the Clinton, MI-based S. Serra Cheese Co. was going contest an injunction against it brought by the U.S. Department of Justice in federal court in August 2014. But a permanent injunction has now been entered against the Macomb County company and its co-owners… Continue Reading

Permanent Injunction: CA Produce Firm Agrees To Remain Shut Down

To stop any further distribution of adulterated food, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California has approved a permanent injunction against Henh Wong Fresh Produce of Sacramento, CA, owner David C. Ly, and employees Kin S. Ly and Thahn “Danny” C. Ly. Henh Wong Fresh Produce manufactured and distributed tofu, seasoned tofu, fried… Continue Reading