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In Minnesota, the Star Tribune reports that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent a warning letter to Supervalu regarding "serious food safety violations at a seafood processing facility in Pennsylvania — violations not typically seen at such a large operation."

FDA cited "six violations at one of the company’s Denver, Pa., wholesale distribution centers that, if not fixed soon, could be shut down ... A failure to properly regulate the storage temperatures for different types of fish, which protects against harmful pathogen growth, and the absence of an allergen prevention program, which safeguards against cross contamination, are among the violations."

Supervalu said it takes food safety very seriously, and already has moved to improve the seafood situation.
KC's View:
These are the kinds of headlines that no food company wants to see. And it just points to the degree that every food company needs to be totally focused on this stuff. No room for error ... especially at a time when the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is heightening both oversight and penalties.