FDA Warns Tyson Of Unsanitary Conditions At Plant

Law360, New York (December 4, 2009, 9:16 AM EST) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has sent a warning letter to Tyson Foods Inc. for maintaining unsanitary storage conditions for its seafood at a soup manufacturing plant in Texas.

FDA inspectors who visited the Forth Worth plant in August observed shrimp and crab meat that is used in the company's Seafood Gumbo thawing in storage at temperatures between 40 and 55 degrees Fahrenheit for 18 hours, according to a letter to Tyson dated Nov. 13 that was released on the FDA web site Tuesday....
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