FDA Warning Letters: Two Dairies and a Juice Producer

June 29, 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published three warning letters last week sent to two dairies and a juice producer.

Carter Farms of Plattsburgh, NY, sold a dairy cow for slaughter for food in February that was found to have 1.82 parts per million (ppm) desfuroylceftiofur (marker residue for ceftiofur) in its kidney tissue, the FDA letter stated.

The agency has established a tolerance of 0.4 ppm for residues of desfuroylceftiofur in the kidney tissue of cattle.

Riverside Dairy of Cincinnatus, NY, sold two bob veal calves for slaughter that had 14.52 ppm and 8.0 ppm of neomycin in the…