Image via WikipediaAuthorities seized nearly $1 million worth of cookies, crackers and other packaged food that was bound for jails and prisons throughout the Southeast after rodents were found at an unlicensed Georgia warehouse.
The Mid-States Services Inc. warehouse shipped to six Georgia facilities, though their names were not immediately released. FDA spokesman Ira Allen would not say which out-of-state facilities received products, citing proprietary protections.
Oscar Garrison, assistant commissioner for consumer protection with the Georgia Department of Agriculture, said the FDA received a complaint about the facility, and officials discovered it didn't have a license.
Georgia law requires a license for facilities that store, sell or manufacturer food.