Westco Fruit and Nuts Inspected After Recall Refusal

U.S. Marshals executed an inspection warrant at Westco Fruit and Nuts (Westco/Westcott) based here, at the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Wednesday.

IRVINGTON, N.J. — U.S. Marshals executed an inspection warrant at Westco Fruit and Nuts (Westco/Westcott) based here, at the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Wednesday.

Westco/Wescott declined an FDA request that it recall products linked to the Peanut Corp. of America. It also denied FDA access to distribution documents.

Although the FDA doesn’t have the authority to compel companies to recall food products, the law requires that regulated companies gra

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