For full functionality of this page it is necessary to enable JavaScript. Here are the instructions how to enable JavaScript in your web browser Product Recall Best Practices Category Archives

Category: Product Recall Best Practices

Feb
19

From National News Headlines to a Small Corner Stores: Recall Notifications Must Reach Key Audiences Down the Entire Chain

On January 14th, the CDC reported the conclusion of an outbreak of Salmonella Agbeni illnesses that initially began in November of last year. The outbreak of Salmonella – which can cause diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps and can result in death if left untreated – was linked to four types of Duncan Hines boxed cake mix.

Continue Reading
Feb
05

Improving Response Rates with Direct Notifications: How to Get Consumers to Play Ball

It’s no surprise that notifying consumers directly about product recalls is the most effective way to get dangerous products out of circulation. What is surprising is how much more effective direct notifications are, and why manufacturers and retailers don’t use them more often. A study last year by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) found that recalls which employ direct notifications have a healthy response rate of about 50 percent.

Continue Reading
Jan
15

Small Recalls Can Cause Big Problems: The Importance of Preparation and Accuracy

While recalls vary widely in their scope and impact, the truth is that there really are no small recalls. When it comes to brand reputation and consumer perception, the scale of a recall often doesn’t matter. One negative media report or one simple mistake can turn a small, seemingly manageable event into a much larger problem. To truly protect their brands, companies need to be prepared for a recall of any size.

Continue Reading
Dec
10

10 years later: How the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) salmonella outbreak changed – and didn’t change – food safety in the U.S.

Nearly a decade ago the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) had to shutter operations after corporate malfeasance led to one of the most massive and lethal food-borne contamination cases in U.S. history. A nationwide outbreak of Salmonella-contaminated peanut products killed at least nine people and sickened thousands, ultimately bankrupting the company and leading to numerous lawsuits and criminal charges against top officials for knowingly shipping tainted food. The outbreak caused the most extensive food recall in U.S.

Continue Reading
Nov
27

Cyber hack: The overlooked consumer product recall threat

The Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) recall announcement webpage reads like a horror house of hazards threatening the public, including burns, electric shock, drowning, strangulation, and fire. But one threat that may frighten many consumers, and doesn’t necessarily yet rise to the level of a recall, is cybersecurity vulnerability. The CPSC’s

Continue Reading

Subscribe to Our Blog

Stericycle ExpertSOLUTIONS

Stericycle Expert Solutions focuses on helping customers by providing proven, customer-centric, scalable services that protect people and brands, promote health and safeguard the environment.

find out more

Stericycle on Twitter

Communication

Get In Touch

If you’re ready to get started with our extensive suite of services then contact us today. We have a team of experts ready to assist you!

Contact Us today