Was kind of surprised to see that this particular company will be one of the first to fall victim to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) recently passed. There’s a good article available at Food Safety News. That’s not to say it’s not deserved, but, still the cost to the economy in Portales, NM is definitely a consideration.
If you want to see the full write up of findings at the plant, among other juicy tidbits, check out the link to the letter from Margaret Hamburg to Sunland here.
- FDA suspends operations at New Mexico peanut butter plant linked to salmonella (foxnews.com)
- Sunland Peanut Butter Plant Shuttered By FDA, In First-Ever Use Of New Powers, After Huge Recall (huffingtonpost.com)