A Harbor City, Calif., food manufacturing facility and a Bronx, N.Y., seafood importer received warning letters that were recently released by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Environmental samples taken inside the California food processing facility owned by Flying Food Group LLC revealed the presence of the human pathogen Listeria monocytogenes near food and food…

FDA WarningSeafood processors without compliant seafood Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point plans and dairy farms that sold animals that had illegal drug residues were among some the first warning letters released in 2016 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The four letters went out to seafood processors in Bronx, N.Y., and Yian, Taiwan, and…

FDA WarningSeven food companies received official notices about problems with their products in the latest round of warning letters from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The weekly warning letters covered everything from misbranded products, to illegal drug residues in beef, and violations of acidified food regulations. Four companies were notified to correct issues related to…

FDA WarningThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published three warning letters last week sent to two dairies and a juice producer. Carter Farms of Plattsburgh, NY, sold a dairy cow for slaughter for food in February that was found to have 1.82 parts per million (ppm) desfuroylceftiofur (marker residue for ceftiofur) in its kidney tissue,…

An egg production facility in Puerto Rico was the target of a March 11, 2015, warning letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which was only recently made public. FDA WarningThe letter followed a FDA inspection this past Dec. 2-10, 2014, that found the facility was in serious violation of production, storage and transportation…