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Jul
10

When Recalls are about More than Consumers: Managing Up and Down the Supply Chain

When there’s a recall, consumers think of the name on the package. Often that brand is the single company believed to be responsible, and that company is the one whose reputation is diminished. Perhaps nowhere is this more apparent than the food industry, where one ingredient from a supplier that consumers have never heard of can spark recalls across big brands and private labels.

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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.

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Jan
29

Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Updates Shifts Food Safety to Prevention Mode

In October, the FDA released new draft guidance for the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) on how to meet its seven key rules for ensuring the safety of our food supply. A month later, the nation was hit with yet another major food-borne outbreak – E. coli-contaminated romaine lettuce that killed five and sickened hundreds of consumers across 36 states.

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Jan
22

Canada’s Legalization of Cannabis Puts New Demands On Manufacturers

In October, Canada became the first major economy, and second country, to legalize cannabis. While this policy shift will undoubtedly have consequences for consumers, law enforcement officials and others, it also presents new challenges for the cannabis manufacturers seeking to profit from what could be a $5 billion industry. As manufacturers compete for a limited number of licenses and confront an increased level of scrutiny, recall preparedness and a thorough understanding of regulatory requirements will be crucial to success.

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Oct
10

Product Recall Horror Stories

Halloween is just around the corner. For many, that means haunted houses, creepy costumes, and scary movies. But for business leaders, none of those is anywhere near as terrifying as a product recall. And it’s no wonder. If a recall is mismanaged, it can lead to brand damage, lost market share, and legal liability. Rather than turn away, it is best to take a look at some of the top recall horror stories – and how to escape them.

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