A recent report by Swiss Re, a leading global reinsurer, of publicly available food recall
data in the United States shows that since 2002, the number of food recalls
has nearly doubled.
The food recall
training seemed to be a natural extension of NEHA's existing IFIIT course, a comprehensive training for industry on the foodborne illness outbreak investigation process, which highlighted the benefits of industry and regulatory agencies working cooperatively for more effective outcomes.
The proposal has been made in the Safety and Standards ( Food Recall
Procedure) Regulations, 2015.
While more research is needed, the results suggest that, although the primary users of social media are young and well-educated adults, social media networking can play an important role in the rapid dissemination of food recall
notices and other preventive information in a message form that is more likely to be read or heard.
28% yesterday in response to figures for the cost of a food recall
The Government Accountability Office says the Food and Drug Administration should clarify its food recall
process and do a better job communicating recalls and foodborne illness outbreaks to the public.
Just 15 months into its existence, the federal Food Safety Modernization Act, which gave the Food and Drug Administration sweeping new powers in the food recall
arena, has stirred considerable debate over pricing for product recall insurance in that market.
In addition, the food safety debate currently under way in Congress is likely to result in mandatory food recall
authority for the federal government.
In the spring of 2007, melamine contamination of vegetable proteins imported from China and used in pet food manufacture led to the announcement of a massive pet food recall
by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Earlier this year, a nationwide pet food recall
sparked deep concern and fear into many pet owners.
But when concerns about Chinese products began to dominate world headlines after a pet food recall
in the United States in March, the leadership could not help but take notice.
the main source of a contaminated pet food recall
that began March 16 and continues today--have lost more than $100 million combined.