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FDA: 21% of ice cream plants tested after 2015 deadly outbreak showed harmful bacteria

April 26, 2019 by


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ┬áconducted an assignment to inspect ice cream production facilities across the country in 2016 and 2017 to determine the prevalence of certain types of harmful bacteria in these establishments and whether they were implementing food safety programs to control pathogens. The FDA began the assignment on August 1, […]

FDA Investigates Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella from Shell Eggs from Rose Acre Farms

May 14, 2018 by


The FDA is disclosing a list of domestic consignors who further distributed the products to foreign consignees. This information is being made available to enable foreign authorities and regulatory counterparts to follow-up with foreign establishments that received the recalled eggs and take appropriate action. It is unknown if Rose Acres Farms is the only egg […]

Statement from FDA Commissioner on the benefits from enactment of menu labeling

May 8, 2018 by


Science tells us that improvements in diet and nutrition offer one of our greatest opportunities to have a profound and generational impact on human health, reducing the burden of chronic disease, from diabetes to cancer to heart disease. We know that many Americans both want and use nutritional information on food package labels to make […]

Mandatory Recall for Powdered Kratom

April 3, 2018 by


Triangle Pharmanaturals refused to cooperate with FDA despite repeated attempts to encourage voluntary recall. Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it has issued a mandatory recall order for all food products containing powdered kratom manufactured, processed, packed, or held by Triangle Pharmanaturals LLC, after several were found to contain salmonella. The agency took […]

FDA Warning letter to Nashoba Bakery in MA

October 5, 2017 by


September 22, 2017 John D. Gates, CEO/Co-Owner Stuart J. Witt, Head Baker/ Co-Owner Nashoba Brook Bakery, LLC. 152 Commonwealth Ave. Concord, MA 01742-2990 Dear Mr. Gates and Mr. Witt: The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inspected your ready-to-eat manufacturing facility located at 152 Commonwealth Ave. Concord, MA, 01742 from May 25 through June […]

4 Million Pounds of Dry Nonfat Milk Powder & Buttermilk Powder Recalled

December 1, 2016 by


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that the U.S. Marshals Service seized more than 4 million pounds of product produced by Valley Milk Products LLC (Valley Milk) of Strasburg, Virginia. The company is owned by the Maryland and Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association Inc. in Reston, Virginia. The seized products include dry nonfat milk […]

FDA Moves Too Slowly on Food Recalls, Report Finds

June 10, 2016 by


by Maggie Fox The Food and Drug Administration often moves too slowly on food recalls, letting companies take their time in recalling contaminated food and leaving the public uninformed and in danger, a government report found Thursday. For example, it took the maker of Hispanic-style cheese more than two months to recall listeria-contaminated products, the […]