Tag Archive: Salmonella

Dec 05

FDA Actions Highlight New Authority under FSMA

On November 26, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) suspended the food facility registration of Sunland, Inc., a New Mexico-based peanut butter plant. Sunland, Inc. has been in the headlines throughout much of 2012 due to a number of recalls spurred after Salmonella was discovered in the Company’s peanut processing facility. More information …

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Aug 24

FDA Publishes Final Guidance Explaining Egg Safety Rule

On August 20, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) announced the availability of the final guidance document entitled “Guidance for Industry: Questions and Answers Regarding the Final Rule, Prevention of Salmonella Enteritidis in Shell Eggs During Production, Storage, and Transportation.” Found here, the Guidance details the new requirements for industry under the Egg …

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May 08

More Recalls of Pet Food in Wake of Salmonella Detection

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) has announced the recall of additional pet food due to the detection of Salmonella. According to the FDA, WellPet LLC initiated the voluntary recall as a result of the bacteria being found in facility where the dog food is manufactured. While the Company notes that all dog food …

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