Product Recall

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Product Recall

A request by a company for customers to return their products, often for a replacement or some other compensation. A product recall may be voluntary or mandated by a government. Recalls may occur if a product is found to be defective or dangerous.
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A news release from the ministry states that all supermarkets, shops, distributors and importers of the ready-to-eat meat products of the affected Enterprise (Bokkie, Renown, Mielieklip and Lyfestyle) and Rainbow products (polony, russians and viennas) have been issued with mandatory recall for such products with immediate effect.
The Taskforce will report to Government in the coming weeks on what further actions may be needed, including the possibility of issuing a mandatory recall.
The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has initiated steps for bringing a mandatory recall policy by way of amending Central Motors Vehicles Rules 1989.
The food supply chain remains a critical area of focus for the FDA, which now has broad mandatory recall authority and the power to detain administratively or to deny entry of food that poses potential safety risks.
Essentially, the FDA has increased authority over control and monitoring of the food industry--and if you're not in compliance with some new regulations, that increased authority allows the FDA to interrupt the supply chain" with either a suggestion of a recall or a mandatory recall, he says.
For the first time, the FDA will have mandatory recall authority for all food products.
Recalls may be undertaken voluntarily and at any time by manufacturers and distributors, at the request of the FDA or by a mandatory recall order from FDA.
63) The FSMA has empowered the FDA to order a mandatory recall if a company does not voluntarily recall unsafe food.
In 2010, it ordered the mandatory recall and shutdown of San Antonio-based Sangar Fresh Cut Produce after state lab tests of chopped celery indicated the presence of Listeria.
India will soon have a mandatory recall policy along with strict vehicular testing to avoid incidents like this in the future.
The absence of mandatory recall laws meant there was no compulsion either.
Canada also recently implement ed a mandatory recall of some of the products and banned their sale, Dr.
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