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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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In a food recall notice, McCain states: "As a precautionary measure, McCain Foods GB is recalling a single quality number W25032019 (produced between the times of 12:00 and 23:59) of McCain Hash Browns (625g), because they may contain pieces of plastic.
Dog Food Recall: Darwin's Dog Food of Tukwila, Wash., is recalling two of its products for possible salmonella contamination: Natural Selections Turkey Meals for Dogs, Lot #39937, manufactured 08/24117, and Natural Selections Duck Meals for Dogs, Lot #40487, manufactured 09/29/17.
Department of Agriculture (USDA) integrated food recall information into its FoodKeeper app.
CFIA isolated the outbreak strain and issued a food recall warning on January 22, 2016, for all products processed at the Ohio facility and distributed in Canada.
In 2012, as part of the Food Safety Modernization Act, NEHA received Food and Drug Administration (FDA) support to develop a Recall Training course for the retail food industry to help food establishments prepare and respond more appropriately to food recalls. 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.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) issues food recall warnings and public advisories for all food products that could cause serious health consequences if consumed.
Shares in food group Danone fell by 2.28% yesterday in response to figures for the cost of a food recall in Asia.
Although the study population was large, using a self-reported 24-hour food recall may be unreliable.
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.