Tag: plainview milk products cooperative

The Fuller Monty and Lady Godiva: More on the Plainview Problem

As I predicted last week, more and more companies are discovering that they had incorporated products from Plainview Milk Products Cooperative into what they sold.  The full FDA database, which is constantly being updated, is here. While there have now been recalls of products as widely different as frosting and diet mixes, I was most struck … Continue Reading

Monty Python and the Food Recalls

The recent tuna recall in New England was quite simple compared to the complexities presented by the Plainview Milk Products Cooperative recall of nonfat dry milk, fruit stabilizers, whey protein and gum products distributed over the past two years. Such a recall, particularly where it involves stable food products that are placed in such items as emergency food kits and MREs for the military, presents grave problems. Even the government's current initiatives to help with traceability may not be able to solve these problems in future recalls. And the recall may not even have identified the actual source of salmonella that was found in a USDA test.… Continue Reading
LexBlog