You would be correct if you assumed a lot of cleanup would be required after a 10-state outbreak of Salmonella braenderup that last spring required a North Carolina shell egg farm to recall more than 206 million eggs. It was the largest recall of shell eggs in the United States since 2010.

The cleanup responsibility…

The U.S Food and Drug Administration found serious violations — including Listeria —  at a “multiple food manufacturing facility,” owned by Whole Foods Markets Inc., according to a warning letter posted today. FDA sent the letter about the Everett, MA, “factory kitchen” to Austin, Texas -based Whole Foods on June 8, but did not order…

A producer of so-called cage-free eggs, which had to suspend operations in December and then recall eggs  that were associated with Salmonella Enteritis illnesses in January, has now come in for a stern warning from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). And while one producer’s problems does not a trend make, the concerns FDA…

Three U.S. dairy farms and two food importers were on the receiving end of warning letters recently from the Food and Drug Administration. The warning letters to the dairy farms cited animal drug violations involving antibiotics. The warnings to food companies in French Polynesia and Sri Lanka that import fish and juice to the U.S.…

The  last warning letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for 2015 apparently went  to Eco Sushi Express Inc. in Oakville, CT. FDAWarningcolor_406x250In the letter sent on Dec. 29, FDA said it found “serious violations” of the seafood Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) regulations during inspections at the Edo Sushi Express…

T-Ho Foods Inc., a seafood processor in Powell, TN, was sent a July 22 warning letter from the New Orleans District Office of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that is very precise about rodent excreta. In a June 1-3, 2015, inspection of the T-Ho Tennessee facility, the letter stated that FDA inspectors found:…

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent a formal warning letter June 17, 2015, regarding significant food safety violations to a seafood importer in South El Monte, a city in the San Gabriel Valley in California’s Los Angeles County. FDA WarningFirst Lotus Inc. was notified of violations involving Dried Fish Maw (Cape Conger) and Dried…