HANDLING FOOD FOR DNC CONVENTION: JUST ANOTHER DAY IN THE LAB
When 400 pounds of samples from food bound for the Democratic National Convention arrived at a certain lab in Virginia, it was just another day at the office for scientists there. It didn’t matter that the meat and poultry was part of the menu for the likes of convention delegates, political leaders and possibly the… Continue Reading

FDA WARNING LETTERS: DRUG RESIDUES IN DAIRY COWS
Two dairy operations were recently sent warning letters from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and both referred to unacceptably high drug residues in the tissues of slaughtered cows. In a June 30, 2016, warning letter, FDA’s Denver District Office told Morwai Dairy LLC of Fort Lupton, CO, that violations of the Federal Food,… Continue Reading

JUSTICE HELPS FDA SHUT DOWN NOODLE AND SPROUT DISTRIBUTION
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inspectors began recording the failure to properly maintain the Kwong Tung Foods facility at 1840 East 38th Street in Minneapolis in 2010. Pipes were observed draining directly onto the floor. During 2011, 2012, and 2014 inspections, FDA observed dripping into food preparation areas and/or a food production room. Those… Continue Reading

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