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Hite's Livestock, Inc. - Close Out Letter 11/30/2012


Department of Health and Human Services' logoDepartment of Health and Human Services

Public Health Service
Food and Drug Administration
 Baltimore District Office
Central Region
6000 Metro Drive, Suite 101
Baltimore, MD 21215
Telephone: (410) 779-5455
Fax: (410) 779-5705

FEI: 3004615724


November 30, 2012 

Certified Mail
Return Receipt Requested

Mr. David A. Hite, Owner
Hite’s Livestock, Inc.
HC 34 Box 8
Bloomery, West Virginia 26817-9703

Dear Mr. Hite:

The Food and Drug Administration has completed an evaluation of your firm's corrective actions in response to our Warning Letter CMS# 151635 dated February 1, 2011. Based on our evaluation, it appears that you have adequately addressed the violation(s) contained in this Warning Letter. Future FDA inspections and regulatory activities will further assess the adequacy and sustainability of these corrections.

This letter does not relieve you or your firm from the responsibility of taking all necessary steps to assure sustained compliance with the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and its implementing regulations or with other relevant legal authority. The Agency expects you and your firm to maintain compliance and will continue to monitor your state of compliance. This letter will not preclude any future regulatory action should violations be observed during a subsequent inspection or through other means.



Cherlita Honeycutt
Compliance Officer
Baltimore Distric

Cc: Isabel Arrington, PhD, DVM
    Scientific Advisor
    Policy Development Division
    1616 Capitol Avenue, Suite 260
    Omaha, NE 68102

    Jewell Plumley, DVM
    Acting State Veterinarian/Director Animal Health
    WVDA – Moorefield Field Office
    60B Moorefield Industrial Park Road
    Moorefield, WV 26836