The Food and Drug Administration recently warned owners of a beef producer, a dairy, and a frozen food company about violations of federal food safety laws.

Food companies that receive FDA warning letters have 15 days to respond. Companies that do not respond, or those that submit responses describing inadequate
Continue Reading Broken thermometers at processed food facility, illegal drugs in beef and veal prompt warnings


Note on the author: Carmen Rottenberg, administrator of USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service posted this alert today.

As the head of a public health agency that ensures the safety of meat and poultry, food safety is my number one priority. Americans depend on us to keep their

Continue Reading Setting the record straight: USDA says your meat and poultry are safe to eat

Warning lettersFDAWarningcolor_406x250 recently made public by the Food and Drug Administration addressed food safety violations at seafood processing operations in Portugal and Peru, dirty equipment and insects at a cider production facility in Kansas and improper use of antibiotics by a dairy in Minnesota.

Recipients of FDA warning letters have
Continue Reading FDA warnings: Foreign seafood, Kansas cider, Minnesota dairy

The latest posted warning letters sent out by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) went to manufacturers and/or processors of sprouts, tofu, juice and seafood, and also to a veterinarian, a dairy farm and two cattle operations. Good Seed Inc. of Springfield, VA, was informed in a Dec. 2,
Continue Reading FDA Warning Letters: Listeria Contamination, Juice and Seafood HACCP Problems, Drug Residues