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FDA, U.S. Marshals raid Minnesota warehouse, seize food

Professional Warehouse and Distribution Inc., a repeat offender on the FDA’s books, won’t be storing food for human consumption any more according to the owner who spoke after U.S. Marshals seized food from the rodent-infested facility. The marshals went in on June 15 after the U.S. Department of Justice, working at the request of the… Continue Reading

Feds Seize Food at Illinois Warehouse

Peanuts, flour, rice and other foods stored in what regulators said was a rodent-infested warehouse were seized by U.S. Marshals on October 17. Under a warrant issued by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and acting at the request of the Food and Drug Administration, marshals confiscated the various food products from… Continue Reading

Feds Seize Foods at Washington Warehouse

Citing evidence of “widespread and active rodent and insect infestation,” the Food and Drug Administration had U.S. Marshals seize food products being held in the warehouse and processing plant of Dominguez Foods of Washington on Sept. 30. The seized products had been detained by FDA since Sept. 2, following an inspection that found evidence of… Continue Reading

Marshals Seize Food at North Carolina Warehouse

At the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Marshals Thursday seized all FDA-regulated food susceptible to rodent and pest contamination at a Durham, North Carolina, warehouse. The products owned by CFSD,Inc., which does business as Chan’s Food Service, were seized under a warrant issued by the U.S. District Court for the Middle… Continue Reading

Elderberry Juice Seized Over Health Claims

A Kansas company’s claims that elderberry juice can prevent certain illnesses or be used to treat certain diseases are unproven and illegal, the government charged in court papers last week before seizing the juice maker’s products. In a complaint filed May 27 in the U.S. District Court of Kansas, the Food and Drug Administration said Wyldewood… Continue Reading

Rodent Infestation Led to Wisconsin Cheese Seizure

The contents of the sealed complaint that led to last week’s raid by U.S. Marshals of  Brunkow Cheese of Wisconsin Inc., located near Darlington, were made public after the  cheese products were seized by the government. The complaint details in writing and with more than a dozen photographs just how bad the rodent infestation problem… Continue Reading

U.S. Marshals Seize Cheese in Wisconsin

U.S. Marshals this week seized cheese products distributed by Brunkow Cheese of Wisconsin, according to a news release from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA said it had requested the action after its inspectors found evidence of rodent infestation at the Darlington plant. In a complaint unsealed by the U.S. District Court Friday,… Continue Reading