Recent enforcement actions in Portugal have covered products including eggs, shellfish, meat, and oils.

The Food and Economic Safety Authority’s (ASAE) central regional unit recently inspected egg classification and packing centers in Leiria and Ansião.

Checks revealed that eggs, already packaged and ready for consumption, did not have all the

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Spanish authorities have seized more than 28 tons of food that they said was not suitable for human consumption.

Items were found in the facilities of companies in the provinces of Zaragoza, Valencia, and Almería, according to the Guardia Civil.

Officials said meat products, frozen fish, and other items were

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United States Marshals seized more than 25,000 bulk bags and boxes of ready-to-eat spices and food additives Friday because they were being held in unsanitary conditions in Miami.

The seizure at Lyden Spice Corporation, on behalf of the Food and Drug Administration, involved spices including red chili and sesame seeds,
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Authorities in Lithuania have opened an investigation after a search found expired food products.

Police in the city of Kaunas started the operation after finding a man loading boxes with alcohol from one car to another in mid-May. A man in his 70s and another man aged 50 are being
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State officials are warning the public to not eat or drink any raw milk products from a Michigan farm because it is unlicensed and in violation of state laws.

Inspectors from the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) conducting a routine check at a convenience store in Clare,
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Spanish authorities have seized 100 kilograms of meat suspected to be unfit for human consumption.

Guardia Civil detained the 220 pounds of products in a town in the Gúdar-Javalambre region of the Teruel province as they were in a vehicle lacking the correct refrigeration conditions and without appropriate sanitary documentation.
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Without much attention last November, on behalf of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), U.S. Marshals seized the contents of several Arkansas food warehouses.

The federal district court ordered the warehouse raid. FDA asked for the action in the United States of America vs. 24 Cases of Raisin Bran Cereal
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