FDA Announces Recall of Alfalfa Sprouts After Listeria Monocytogenes is Detected

On May 8, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) announced the recall of alfalfa sprouts produced by the company Cleveland Beansprouts Co. Discussed here, the Company is recalling the sprouts due to the possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. …

FDA Enters into Consent Decree with Seafood Processor over Alleged Manufacturing Deficiencies

On April 11, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) announced that, with the aid of the Department of Justice, it has entered into a consent decree with a California seafood processor. The consent decree precludes the company from …

FDA Enters Into Consent Decree of Permanent Injunction with Cheese Producer Due to Listeria Contamination

On April 9, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) announced it has entered into a consent decree with a Washington State cheese producer. The company, Del Bueno, which processes and distributes cheeses, and its owner Jesus Rodriguez, agreed to …