FDA WarningThe seafood processing facility at 435 4th St. in Oakland, CA, was inspected Nov. 27 through Dec. 2, 2015 by the San Francisco District of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Because of the serious violations found, FDA on March 4, 2016, sent the company that owns the facility, Dowell Co. Inc., a warning

Foreign seafood processors in Ecuador, Portugal, Malaysia, Spain and Vietnam have, in the past month or so, have received warning letters from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). All face the possibility of having their fish or fish products detained at the U.S. border without any physical examination unless FDA’s concerns are addressed. And,…

U.S. Marshals on Wednesday, acting at the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and under the authority of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, seized seafood products manufactured by the Meiko Food Co. of South El Monte, CA.

In a news release, the FDA said the company, which …

Four seafood processing facilities — making everything from herring and mackerel to raw trout, whitefish and walleye to seafood stuffings and salads — received warnings letters from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in early August.

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In an Aug. 2 warning letter, FDA advised Lewiston, ME-based Deshales’ Associates Inc. of  “serious violations” of seafood …

California’s Yamaya USA Inc., a seafood processor and importer based in Torrance, responded quickly in April to inspection findings from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

FDA-WARNING.jpgYamaya facilities were inspected last April 7-13, and processor/importer responded to the FDA in writing on April 21.   It promised to:

  • Change critical limits in its Hazard