Schumer Urges FDA Action Against Filthy Food Suppliers

January 12, 2015 8:10 AM

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Schumer Urges FDA Action Against Filthy Food Suppliers

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer is urging the Food and Drug Administration to implement a plan to address recent reports of rat-infested warehouses that supply food to restaurants.

The New York Democrat said during a midtown news conference Sunday that the FDA sent warning letters to 90 food facilities across the country in 2014, including one in Brooklyn. The conditions found by the FDA, Schumer said, include “dead rodents and bird droppings, rat carcases, bird nests, excreme...

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