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Contaminated Cheese and Chicken
Posted on 25 Feb 2015 by DLA Piper

One person dies from listeria linked to soft cheeses. Two people have been hospitalized and one has died in an ongoing listeria outbreak purportedly linked to Hispanic-style soft cheeses. The three cases were all reported in Washington state. The cheeses... Read More

FSMA Update: FDA Seeks Input on Reportable Food Registry Requirements
Posted on 22 Apr 2014 by Keller and Heckman LLP

FDA has issued an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) to seek comments, data, and information from stakeholders that will assist the Agency with implementing amendments to the Reportable Food Registry (RFR) requirements that were enacted as... Read More

Judge Finds No “Taking” Of Property in FDA Tomato Warning
Posted on 12 Nov 2014 by DLA Piper

By Stefanie Jill Fogel In 2008, the FDA issued a warning that tomatoes from Texas and New Mexico might be contaminated with salmonella, but did not prohibit their sale. In the wake of plummeting tomato sales, a group of growers sued the US government... Read More