FDA Sues Cheese Co. Over Contamination Issues

Law360, New York (July 8, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice has filed suit on behalf of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in an effort to shutter a New York-based cheese producer, which officials claim has put customers at risk of serious food-borne illness by failing to comply with food safety regulations.

The complaint, filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, asks for injunctive relief against Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Peregrina Cheese Inc. and two of its officers, Javier and Isabel Peregrina, claiming that the company...
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