Posts Tagged ‘FDA’

FDA sends alerts, warning letters to Asian companies over mislabeled fish

JACKSON — Analyses of FDA food safety import alerts and warning letters indicate a heightened effort to combat continuing problems with many imported seafood products, according to The Catfish Institute. On Jan. 7, the FDA issued a new seafood import alert addressing the continuing problem of exports to the U.S. of fish falsely labeled. Exporters […] [...]

Khan presented award

by Published: September 30,2012

Tags: FDA, Ikhlas Khan, University of Mississippi

Ikhlas A. Khan, a University of Mississippi researcher has been honored for his research leadership by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN). Khan, assistant director of the UM School of Pharmacy’s National Center for Natural Products Research and director of its FDA Center for Excellence in Botanicals, […] [...]

Catfish industry touting ‘Today Show’ investigation

by Published: November 18,2010

Tags: agriculture, aquaculture, catfish, FDA, food inspection

WASHINGTON — The catfish industry is pointing to a recent airing of NBC’s “Today Show” as more proof the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s inspection system for imported seafood is weak. Many Americans are eating foreign catfish and other seafood tainted with chemicals that could cause cancer, birth defects and other serious health problems, according […] [...]

Sprout grower targeted by FDA

by Published: March 18,2010

Tags: FDA, food, food safety

GRETNA, La. — The Department of Justice, in an action initiated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, is seeking a permanent injunction against A Chau Sprouting Co., a sprout grower in Gretna, La., company owner and manager Quang “Mike” Trinh, and Hue Nguyen, the company production manager. The complaint, filed March 16 in the […] [...]

Senate passes agriculture and FDA bill

by Published: August 10,2009

Tags: agriculture, FDA

The FY2010 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration Appropriations Bill (HR.2997) has been approved by an 80-17 vote in the U.S. Senate. As a member of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) will now serve on a joint conference committee to reconcile differences in the House and Senate-passed versions of the […] [...]

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