Warning letter to The Lennox, International, animal food manufacturer after Salmonella recall

The Lenox facility's FDA inspection was a compliance follow-up inspection to assess corrections made since the Class I recall of pig ear pet treats due to Salmonella traced back to the company. The nationwide outbreak of multidrug-resistant Salmonella Cerro, Derby, London, Infantis, Newport, Rissen, and I 4,[5],12:i:-, which resulted in 154 illnesses, including 35 hospitalizations, in 34 States. The inspection found that the company did not have a written food safety plan, did not take measures to assure hygienic practices by employees, did not clean animal food contact surfaces of equipment as necessary, and did not use cleaning and sanitizing agents that are safe and adequate. FDA noted that sampling and testing is not on its own a good indicator of contamination within a product lot. @ https://www.fda.gov/inspections-compliance-enforcement-and-criminal-investigations/warning-letters/lennox-international-inc-606889-09292020

 The Lennox, International, Inc. - 606889 - 09/29/2020
The Lennox, International, Inc. - 606889 - 09/29/2020

CGMP/Animal Food/Adulterated

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