Lone Star Botanicals warned of misbranding violations

The FDA cited Lone Star Botanicals, Inc. after a facility inspection in the spring of 2023.  The company manufactures seasoning blends as well as dry superfoods under the name Dr. Botanical Health.  The warning letter listed several infractions, but we are going to focus on the misbranding of Dr Botanical Health superfoods as conventional foods when the claims are in violation of that classification.

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MoCRA Adds Requirements for Cosmetics

MoCRA has granted the FDA greater authority to the industry than ever before.  The FDA will now have the authority to inspect facilities, access records, request voluntary recalls, as well as order mandatory recalls.  Due to the new regulations set to go into effect July 2024 the interactions and oversight for the FDA in the industry will drastically increase.  

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Juicer Connections, Inc. warning letter doused with labeling infractions

The FDA cited Juicer Connections, Inc. after a facility inspection in late 2022.  This warning letter highlights the labeling violations and the implications of those violations. The company was cited for HACCP monitoring, implementation, verification, and recordkeeping violations, but namely the misbranding label violations stood above all else. So, let’s dive into the warning letter!

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Vanlaw Food Products Inc. cited for multiple recalls

The FDA cited Vanlaw Food Products Inc. after three recalls over the course of 2022.  This warning letter highlights the labeling violations and the implications of those violations.   Far too often we see misbranding issues when it comes to allergen labeling, this can be problematic for companies not only from a logistical standpoint but from consumer trust as well.  Let’s dive into the warning letter!

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FDA States Ben Heggy Candy Company is Lacking Control

If we could pick some of the most common issues companies face when it comes to FDA inspections and recalls, failure to control allergens and label misbranding are often at the top of the list. For this week’s warning letter highlight we are going to look at Ben Heggy Candy Co. which received a warning letter after a company inspection in the spring of 2022.  There were numerous violations mentioned but sifting through the letter and highlighting the labeling violations we wanted to highlight certain infractions we see far too often.

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