FDA Issues Warning to Purina

Pet FoodThe FDA recently issued a warning letter to a Nestle Purina packing plant located at located at 2050 Pope Road, Allentown, PA. An inspection of the facility was conducted September 15, 2014 through October 1, 2014. The FDA noted significant violations. The warning letter can be viewed here.

Some of the findings:
Process times differing from the process on file with the FDA
Temperatures, including sterilization temperatures, differing from the process on file with the FDA
Failure to sanitize the cooling cushion water that is re-circulated during processing

The foods that were noted in the warning letter include the following:
Alpo Chop House Rotisserie Chicken flavor in Gourmet Gravy
Friskies Mariner’s Catch 5.5oz. cans
Friskies Mixed Grill, 5.5oz. cans
Friskies Gravy Sensations with Turkey and Giblets in Gravy

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