Patty Harvey

Patty Harvey, a nationally recognized food expert and speaker, is the Food Product Manager at Govzilla. Patty joins Govzilla from PL Harvey Consulting, LLC where she continues to consult for the world’s top food companies.

October Food WL

October 2019: FDA Warning Letters to Food Companies

We took a snapshot of the seven warning letters FDA sent to food and dietary supplement companies that were posted in October.  Violations range from misbranding to the presence of Listeria monocytogenes.


NASDA and FDA Work Together to Implement the Produce Safety Rule

Scott Gottlieb summarized the latest work the FDA is doing to implement the Produce Safety Rule (mandated by FSMA) in a letter addressed to NASDA. FDA and NASDA have worked toward ensuring objectivity and consistency for produce inspections. They have also been working on alternatives to the traditional 483 inspectional observation form. See the complete run-through of this crucial letter for the food industry.

Food Warning Letters

FDA Sent These 4 Warning Letters for Food Companies | June 2018

We took a snapshot of the 4 warning letters the FDA sent to food companies last month. Food violations ranged from failing to label products (a lot!) to failing to train supervisors. From companies in California, New York, and more, here they are: LNZRO Pizza Empire, Inc, Syracuse, NY – 3 violations: Fails to conduct …

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