Recall request rebuffed
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Executive SummaryFDA warns consumers that Westco Fruit and Nuts Inc.'s peanuts and peanut-derived products could be contaminated with salmonella. FDA said March 23 it formally asked the Irvington, N.J.-based company to recall products that may contain ingredients sourced by from the Peanut Corporation of America (1"The Tan Sheet" March 23, 2009, p. 5). A spokeswoman said FDA hopes Westco will recall the products, and is "considering additional enforcement actions against the company if it doesn't cooperate." Westco declined to comment
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