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U.S. Marshals seize food products at two Virginia food companies

9/20/2013

US Food & Drug Administration
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U.S. Marshals seized food products at Gourmet Provisions, LLC and Royal Cup, Inc., after U.S. Food and Drug Administration investigators found widespread and active rodent and insect infestation on the premises. The FDA initiated seizures of food products manufactured by Gourmet Provisions, LLC and stored by the two companies on September 16, 2013, under warrants issued by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia. During the most recent inspection, FDA investigators found widespread rodent and insect activity, unclean equipment, and structural defects. Effective measures had not been taken to exclude insects and rodents from the facility and to protect food products and food contact surfaces from contamination.

For the complete notice, please visit http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm369381.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

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