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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Recognizing the importance of an enforceable recall process, Congress provided the FDA with tools to issue a mandatory recall when a company fails to act.
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.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary corrective action plan by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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.
Detailed Chinese regulations for mandatory recall of medical device, tell you how would trigger a mandatory recall of medical device, how the medical device manufacturer copes with a mandatory recall of medical device, and how to handle a mandatory recall of medical device smoothly in China.
The ministry of industries is also preparing a draft Bill on a mandatory recall policy which will allow the government to take suo motu decisions in cases of corporate fraud and non- compliance of standards.
food safety in 70 years, the FDA has mandatory recall authority and new authorities to regulate the way foods are grown, harvested and processed.
Additionally, FSMA gives the FDA more oversight over imported food suppliers and imposes new requirements on importers, mandates more frequent and robust FDA inspections of food-processing and -handling facilities and gives the FDA mandatory recall authority.
The first part of the endorsement addresses the risk of a mandatory recall, which is a power the FDA didn't have prior to the act, Turner said.
108) Opponents of these bills argue that mandatory recall authority harms the cooperative nature of the relationship between the recalling company and the government during the voluntary recall process.
The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act will, for the first time, allow the FDA to issue a mandatory recall of food deemed tainted or unsafe.
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