Los Angeles meals agency warned over import violations
As part of its enforcement efforts, the Food and Drug Administration sends warning letters to companies for which it is responsible. Some letters are not made publicly available until weeks or months after they have been sent. Business owners have 15 days to respond to FDA warning letters. Warning letters are often not issued until a company has been given months to years to correct problems. The FDA often edits portions of warning letters that are published for public viewing.
Sky Global Food Inc.
An import company in California is informed by the FDA that there are no FSVPs for a number of imported foods.
In a warning letter dated March 24, the FDA described an inspection of the Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) on December 22 and 23, 2021 at Sky Global Food Inc. in Los Angeles.
The FDA’s inspection revealed that the company was not in compliance with FSVP regulations. The agency issued an FDA Form 483a.
The main violations are as follows:
The company has not developed, maintained, or followed an FSVP as required. Specifically, the company said it didn’t develop FSVP for foods they import, including:
- Dried red chili pepper powder imported from overseas supplier (edited)
- Wheat noodle imported from foreign supplier (edited)
- Dried eggplants imported from foreign suppliers (edited)
The full warning letter can be viewed Here.
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