Caito Foods Recalls Fresh Cut Melon

April 15, 2019 FDA

Caito Foods is voluntarily recalling fresh cut watermelon, fresh cut honeydew melon, fresh cut cantaloupe and fresh cut mixed fruit containing one of these melons, produced at the Caito Foods facility in Indianapolis because these products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella Carrau

FDA Announces Available Resources for Consumers on Menu Labeling

March 14, 2019 FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is announcing its website Calories on the Menu – Information for Consumers to coincide with National Nutrition Month.® Educational materials focus on areas where there are gaps in consumer understanding and use of nutrition information, such as the number of calories that are needed in a day.

FDA Outlines New Data-Driven Approach to Imported Food Safety

The United States imports 55 percent of its fresh fruit, 32 percent of vegetables and 94 percent of seafood.

Government Spending Bill Includes New Funds for FDA Seafood Inspections

February 18, 2019 Southern Shrimp Alliance

Congress has passed a funding bill that provides the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with significant additional resources to address contaminated seafood products that are introduced to the U.S. market.

FDA Releases Report on Investigation into the Fall 2018 Outbreak of Illnesses Tied to Romaine Lettuce

February 14, 2019 FDA

FDA has released an overview of the investigation that led the agency to issue a public health advisory shortly before Thanksgiving warning consumers not to eat romaine lettuce and asking the industry to remove these greens from store shelves.