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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And in November 2018 FDA finalized mandatory recall guidance for foods, intended to provide answers to common questions about the mandatory food recall provisions.
She is pushing legislation to define antibiotic-resistant salmonella as an adulterant in poultry products, which would make them subject to USDA's mandatory recall authority.
On the recent listeriosis outbreak in South Africa, she stated that physical inspection of food consignments intensified after the Ministry of Health and Wellness issued a mandatory recall of ready to eat meat products and their importation.
An April 2ndCNN article discussed a rare mandatory recall issued by the FDA after several products from Triangle Pharmanaturals LLC tested positive for salmonella.
For example, the agency said it is "reporting four additional products tested by Oregon Health Authority identified as positive for salmonella in four additional product samples collected from the retailer Torched Illusions." As of March 15, the agency said, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that 87 people had been infected with outbreak strains of salmonella reported from 35 states." On April 3, the FDA issued a mandatory recall order for food products processed, packed, or held by Triangle Pharmanaturals LLC that contained powdered kratom.
Section 206 grants FDA mandatory recall authority based on the same standard of harm, and Section 207 empowers FDA to detain any food believed to be adulterated or misbranded.
A man was killed by a ruptured Takata airbag identified as defective, but which Honda Malaysia said the previous owner did not replace under its mandatory recall over the issue since 2015.
The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has initiated steps for bringing a mandatory recall policy by way of amending Central Motors Vehicles Rules 1989.
"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.
On 15 October 2015 the Federal Motor Transport Authority (Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt or KBA), announced a mandatory recall programme by VW of circa 2.4 million affected vehicles registered in Germany.
For the first time, the FDA will have mandatory recall authority for all food products.
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