FDAWarningcolor_406x250A French company that packs olives and garlic and a sardine packer in Portugal are both on notice from the Food and Drug Administration for food safety violations at their facilities.

In warning letters dated May 5 and recently made public by FDA, the agency outlined violations and gave the companies 15 working days to…

Anyone who eats canned goods from China and Thailand — especially mushrooms and baby corn — may be glad to know that U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cops have been busy on the Asian beat.

After low-acid canned food facilities in Liujing, China and Mae Sot, Tak, Thailand were inspected by FDA inspections last …

For a time, canned black beans from Japan’s Sanuki Kanzume Co. near Yurihonjyo-shi west of Tokyo were prevented from entering the U.S. because the plant was not registered for low-acid or acidified food manufacture.

Inspectors from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) returned to that low-acid canned food facility last Nov. 18 and 19. …