Seafood companies in Alabama and Indonesia are on   warning from the Food and Drug Administration for serious violations of U.S. law, specifically the seafood Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) regulation.

Such violations generally result in companies’ food being determined to be adulterated and therefore possibly injurious to health. The FDA allows companies 15…

Hawaii health officials are asking for continued federal help with their investigation of a Hepatitis A outbreak traced to frozen, imported scallops served by Genki Sushi restaurants on Oahu and Kauai. Questions about possible wider distribution of the scallops were resolved late Tuesday when Department of Health (DOH) officials confirmed Honolulu-based distributor True World Foods…

Hawaii health officials have identified imported scallops that were served raw at Genki Sushi restaurants as the probable cause of an ongoing Hepatitis A outbreak. All of the restaurant locations on Oahu and Kauai have been closed at the order of the Hawaii State Department of Health, according to a statement issued Monday evening. Additional…

Osamu Corporation of Gardena, CA, is recalling Frozen Yellow Fin Tuna Chunk Meat (Lot #68568) sold to AFC Corporation of Rancho Dominquez, CA, and sourced from one processing plant in Indonesia. The company took this action because officials with the Minnesota Department of Health found that samples of this product from one retail location in…

According to updates posted Thursday by both the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), there are now 53 people in 9 states infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Paratyphi B variant L(+) tartrate(+). http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photo-sushi-image14394260Ten of those sickened have been hospitalized, and no deaths have…

http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-images-tuna-roll-sushi-portrait-japanese-cuisine-image51374614At least 50 people in the southwestern U.S. have been sickened with a rare strain of Salmonella that has been associated with consumption of raw tuna sushi in several states, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CDC said Monday that the agency is working with public health officials in nine…