December 11, 2016

Washington Rice Cake Company Loses Food Processing License

The Washington State Department of Agriculture has revoked the food processing license of Wu Kung Hwa Oriental Food. That facility makes traditional Korean rice cakes. The license was revoked after inspectors found on-going sanitation problems. The facility is located in Pierce County. The facility was also penalized $11,900, and notified that all of the company's products must be destroyed. Mu Kung Hwa Oriental Food has 10 days to appeal and request a reconsideration, but it cannot produce food during that time period. Inspectors found problems with unsanitary conditions, poor sanitation practices by employees, and a "general failure" to protect food products from contamination. Public health officials have issued orders to suspend the license two times before, but the company … [Read more...]

Wolf Pack Cannery License Suspended

The Washington State Department of Agriculture has suspended the food processing license for Wolf Pack Cannery, also known as G. Wolf Enterprises, for on-going sanitation problems and violations of food processing standards. The statement also said that there was a lack of cooperation from management. The facility cans and jars products for businesses and small farmers in the region. All operations were ordered ceased as of September 13, 2013. Violations of food processing laws included using wooden storage trays that couldn't be properly sanitized, mildew in a walk-in cooler, jar leads stored in open containers that could be easily contaminated, and deviations from proper canning processes that can cause illness. WSDA began to inspect the facility on September 12, 2013, but were … [Read more...]

Chu Minh Tofu Company License Revoked

The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has revoked the license of Chu Minh Corporation, which makes tofu and other soy products. Several inspections found sanitation problems at the facility. A civil penalty of $17,800 has been assessed against the company. All of the companies products are to be destroyed. Notices about the revocation have been sent to retail outlets and restaurants that carry Chu Minh products. The company can no longer process any food at their facility. They have 10 days to appeal and request reconsideration of the order. WSDA inspectors "consistently found problems with unsanitary conditions, poor sanitation practices by employees, pest infestations and a general failure to protect food products from contamination," according to a statement. An … [Read more...]

Report Your Food Poisoning Case
[contact-form-7 404 "Not Found"]
×
×

Home About Site Map Contact Us Sponsored by Pritzker Hageman, P.A., a Minneapolis, MN law firm that helps food poisoning victims nationally.