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FDA Warning letter to Nashoba Bakery in MA

October 5, 2017 by

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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

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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

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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 […]

Statement on FDA’s Actions on Labeling of KIND Products

May 12, 2016 by

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Statement on FDA’s Actions on Labeling of KIND Products May 10, 2016 In March 2015, the FDA issued a warning letter to KIND LLC, because the labels and labeling of KIND’s products bore a variety of nutrient content claims but the products did not meet the requirements to make such claims. The FDA issued a closeout […]

Caffeine Doesn’t Give You Heart Palpitations, Study Finds

January 28, 2016 by

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by Maggie Fox Drinking coffee, tea or chocolate does not appear to cause heart palpitations, heart fluttering and other out-of-sync heartbeat patterns, researchers reported Tuesday. The report challenges a widely held belief that caffeinated drinks cause irregular heart rhythms that can lead to heart failure or dangerous heart rhythm disorders and is another vindication for […]

Meat Labeling Law Repeal Leaves Buyers in Dark About Product Origins

January 4, 2016 by

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by Associated Press WASHINGTON — It’s now harder to find out where your beef or pork was born, raised and slaughtered. After more than a decade of wrangling, Congress repealed a labeling law last month that required retailers to include the animal’s country of origin on packages of red meat. It’s a major victory for […]

FDA approves genetically modified salmon

November 19, 2015 by

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By Mary Clare Jalonick Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved genetically modified salmon, the first such altered animal allowed for human consumption in the United States. The Obama administration had stalled in approving the fast-growing salmon for more than five years amid consumer concerns about eating genetically modified foods. […]