Category Archives: FSMA Implementation

06 Apr

U.S. government sues food manufacturer after Listeria outbreak

On April 3, 2015, the U.S. government filed suit against Wholesome Soy Products of Chicago, to stop the company from distributing food products after an outbreak of Listeria was linked to the company’s mung bean and soybean sprouts, associated with several illnesses last summer. That same day, Wholesome Soy Products Inc. accepted a consent degree outlining conditions it

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04 Oct

FDA issues Warning Letter to CA Seafood Importer for Seafood HACCP Violations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning letter to Jin Han International, Inc., d/b/a Pacific Foods Co., after a facility inspection revealed “serious violations of the seafood Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) regulation, Title 21, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 123 (21 CFR Part 123)”. According to the letter, the

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26 Jul

FSMA Update: FDA advances imported food safety initiatives, issuing proposed rules for FSVP and Third-party accreditation

Earlier today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the publication of two proposed rules, as part of the implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).  The proposed rules address the “Foreign Supplier Verification Programs for Importers of Food for Humans and Animals” (FSVP) and ” Accreditation of Third-party Auditors”,  aimed at ensuring

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