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Tahini company receives FDA warning letter

August 28, 2019 by


Sunshine International Foods, Methuen, MA has received the attached FDA Warning Letter for unsanitary working conditions. FDA investigators found serious violations of the Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food rule. FDA investigators observed the following conditions: a. Hardened tahini was present around the gasket between a stainless-steel pipe […]

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 […]