Westco Cooperates With FDA Search

Westco Fruit and Nuts (Westco/Westcott) here cooperated with authorities and allowed its distribution records to be accessed after an inspection warrant was executed by U.S. Marshals earlier this month. The warrant was obtained after Westco/Westcott declined a formal U.S. Food and Drug Administration request issued on March 23 to recall Oil Roasted Salted Redskin Jumbo Peanuts that

IRVINGTON, N.J. — Westco Fruit and Nuts (Westco/Westcott) here cooperated with authorities and allowed its distribution records to be accessed after an inspection warrant was executed by U.S. Marshals earlier this month.

The warrant was obtained after Westco/Westcott declined a formal U.S. Food and Drug Administration request issued on March 23 to recall Oil Roasted Salted Redskin Jumbo Peanuts that it sourced from Peanut Corp. of America, Blakely, Ga., due to the risk of Salmo

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