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Seafood facility, acidified food processor warned by FDA

A seafood facility and an acidified food processor are on notice from the Food and Drug Administration for violations of the federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. The FDA warned both companies in June this year. The warning letters were just recently posted for public view. The FDA allows companies 15 working days to respond… Continue Reading

Michigan producer recalls 154.2 tons of hot dogs and sausages

Grand Rapids, MI-based Kent Quality Foods Inc. Wednesday recalled more than 308,000 pounds of ready-to-eat hot dog and sausage products because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The 44 recalled products contain soy, a known allergen, which is not declared on the… Continue Reading

Retail beef grinders better be keeping their logs come Saturday

If it takes a little longer to get your butcher’s attention on Saturday, he or she might be busy with grinding logs. And if grinding logs are a successful tool, it will be easier to find the source of contaminated beef during outbreaks. The final rule requiring “official establishments and retail stores” that grind raw beef products… Continue Reading