FDA May Shut Down Spice Co. Over Salmonella, Insects

Law360, New York (May 30, 2012, 1:37 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has threatened to shut down Seco Spice Ltd.’s New Mexico chili processing facility after inspectors discovered salmonella contamination and “dead beetle-like insects too numerous to count," according to a warning letter made public Tuesday.

Inspections in October and November turned up Salmonella contamination in 21 samples collected from spice-processing locations at Seco’s Berino, N.M., facility, the FDA said in a May 18 letter to company owner Edward D. Ogaz. Sixteen of the samples came from locations where chili pepper and...
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