The FDA sent a warning letter to spice manufacturer Yost Foods due to Listeria monocytogenes in the environment and products

The FDA sent a warning letter to Yost Foods Brunswick, Ohio. In the letter, the FDA auditors report that they collected environmental samples that after analysis showed to be positive for Listeria monocytogenes. The FDA data showed that a product of Yost tested ( Aji Amarillo paste)positive for L. monocytogenes. Whole-genome sequencing analysis showed the L. monocytogenes isolates from the environmental swabs collected by FDA were the same strain as that in the finished product Aji Amarillo paste tested by your customer.  The company recalled the product. The FDA concluded that the product was prepared, packaged and held under insanitary conditions. @

 Yost Foods, Inc - 581473 - 09/10/2019
Yost Foods, Inc - 581473 - 09/10/2019

CGMP/Food/Prepared, Packed or Held Under Insanitary Conditions/Adulterated/L. monocytogenes

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