• Straightforward, step-by-step recalls are best for everyone

    One year ago - By Food Safety

    One month after leaving FDA, I was asked to advise a company that was about to undergo a food recall for the first time.
    In my tenure at the Food and Drug Administration, leading communications for the foods program, I was usually involved in recalls tied to major outbreaks or to complex, potentially high-risk food safety situations that were proving difficult to address quickly. These recalls were the ones that generated a lot of media coverage, Congressional interest, and consumer concern.
    But, these recalls were - and are - the exceptions.
    Most food recalls are not linked to illnesses...
    Read more ...