U.S. Department of Justice

The United States filed a civil complaint against Long Island City, NY-based Foo Yuan Food Products Company Inc., its owner and president Hsing Chang, and its secretary Susan Chang, to stop them from preparing and distributing adulterated seafood products in violation of federal law.

The Department of Justice filed the
Continue Reading DOJ files complaint for FDA against seafood processor with listeria issues

The Solicitor General of the United Sates says that recreational marijuana is Colorado’s business and there is no need for the U.S. Supreme Court to review claims from Nebraska and Oklahoma that they are owed something because the legal weed is being trafficked beyond the Centennial State’s borders. Nebraska and
Continue Reading Solicitor General Opinion Favors Colorado’s Marijuana Industry

In our continual effort to stay focused, Food Safety News has only given limited attention to the $40-billion-a-year supplements industry. We do care about the damage caused by the low-lifes in the supplement business.

We certainly increased our attention this past week when federal agencies, led by the U.S. Department
Continue Reading Letter From the Editor: Who Cares About Dangerous Supplements?

Putting out too much information is rarely a problem for the government, but most reports about Tuesday’s announcement by federal agencies of their new and ongoing “sweep” against unlawful dietary supplements overlooked some important consumer information. In addition to the criminal and civil actions made public Nov. 17, 2015, by
Continue Reading DOJ: Consumers Must Remain on Guard About Supplement Risks

Seven federal agencies, led by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), have announced joint civil and criminal actions against more than 100 makers and marketers of potentially dangerous dietary supplements, which one official compared to modern-day versions of “snake oil salesman and medical quacks.” The agencies went public Tuesday, Nov.
Continue Reading Feds Announce ‘Nationwide Sweep’ of Supplement Makers