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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

FDA, US Marshals Seize Creamery’s Cheese

The Estrella Family Creamery of Montesano, Washington, had a booth at Seattle’s University District farmers market this weekend, but cheese was not on display at the creamery’s stand.  Instead, Anthony and Kelli Estrella were showing off current inspection records. The World Cheese Award-winning dairy recalled a variety of cheeses after the creamery’s products tested positive… Continue Reading

Marshals Raid Rat-Infested Food Warehouse

U.S. Marshals executed a federal court order to seize packaged food products by raiding a rat-infested old seed warehouse in Athens, GA that was being used by Mid-States Services Inc. to store food sold to jails and prisons last week. The Marshals collected about 1,500 cases of crackers, cookies, potato chips, and cereals valued at… Continue Reading

U.S. Marshals Raid Wisconsin Warehouse

It was getting a little ripe in the Cheese Curd Capital of Wisconsin.  The state Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection had put a hold order on removing food from Mid-States Closeouts in Ellsworth, Wisconsin. Wisconsin took the action at the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which during inspections conducted… Continue Reading