Food Safety Magazine

Recall/Crisis Management

The Four Commandments of Food Litigation
The Four Commandments of Food Litigation

Observance of these four commandments can help food companies band together to reduce frivolous lawsuits and reduce the significant time and expense that all food companies devote to managing litigation.

Food Product Recall Threat? Contamination Scare? Just Opportunities to Strengthen Your Brand
Food Product Recall Threat? Contamination Scare? Just Opportunities to Strengthen Your Brand

It makes sense to add a layer of protection to your food safety plan by learning and following essential tools and tips under intense media and government regulatory scrutiny.

 

Power Outage Shows Hacker Threats Are a Real Threat to the Food Industry
Power Outage Shows Hacker Threats Are a Real Threat to the Food Industry

What are the implications of breaches in cybersecurity for the food industry? Knowing the targets is key.

Crisis Management with Product Recall and Contamination Insurance
Crisis Management with Product Recall and Contamination Insurance

As food safety is top of mind for retail customers, distributors, processors and growers, do you know how to effectively use crisis response hotlines during a product recall?

A Cautionary Tale: The Importance of Diligence and Candor in Food Product Contamination Insurance
A Cautionary Tale: The Importance of Diligence and Candor in Food Product Contamination Insurance

As this case illustrates, transparency is absolutely essential to protect your company’s bottom line.

Listeria, Salmonella and Escherichia coli: Oh My!
<i>Listeria, Salmonella</i> and <i>Escherichia coli:</i> Oh My!

Do you know what your company should do in the face of a food recall? Here are some tips worth remembering.

 

National Security Can Begin in the Chicken House and the Processing Plant
National Security Can Begin in the Chicken House and the Processing Plant

Food corporations must consider the evolving security environment as their first priority to safeguard the brand integrity and bottom line of their businesses.

Crisis Management: Protecting Your Brand against Adverse FDA Publicity
Crisis Management: Protecting Your Brand against Adverse FDA Publicity

Do you know how to safeguard your company from being blindsided by public warnings issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about your product? Preparation is the key.

Learning from Chipotle: Ensuring Food Safety at All Levels
Learning from Chipotle: Ensuring Food Safety at All Levels

We can all take a page from the Chipotle playbook in responding to a foodborne illness outbreak.

Q3 Food Recalls: Undeclared Allergens Still Dominate
Q3 Food Recalls: Undeclared Allergens Still Dominate

Food Safety Magazine has monitored food recalls issued for the third consecutive quarter.

Benefits of Food Traceability
Benefits of Food Traceability

There are numerous reasons why every stakeholder in the global food supply needs to be thinking about traceability and why it’s important to them.

 

Undeclared Milk: Q2’s Most Common Food Allergen
Undeclared Milk: Q2’s Most Common Food Allergen

For the second time this year, Food Safety Magazine has tracked food recalls announced by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) from April 1, 2015 through June 30, 2015.

FSM Scoop: Raw Sprouts
FSM Scoop: Raw Sprouts

An overview of how raw sprouts--a popular superfood--have been the source of recalls for the last 20 years.

Food Recalls from the Perspective of the Retailer
Food Recalls from the Perspective of the Retailer

Retailers are facing increased responsibility for food recalls of products they sell…and may be held liable for failure to initiate their own recall plan in a timely manner.

Undeclared Allergens Account for Over Half of Q1 Food Recalls
Undeclared Allergens Account for Over Half of Q1 Food Recalls

After a review of about 200 food recalls in the first quarter of 2015, FSM has found that more than half were due to undeclared allergens--primarily peanuts.

 

 

FDA Builds Teams to Detect and Prevent Outbreaks
FDA Builds Teams to Detect and Prevent Outbreaks

When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Coordinated Outbreak Response and Evaluation Network began operating in August 2011, it was structured to respond to foodborne illness outbreaks in three interdependent phases.

The Importance of Food Traceability
The Importance of Food Traceability

Why is traceability suddenly so important? It depends on who you talk to—public health, business, supply chain, consumers—all are key stakeholders in food traceability.

Ebola Virus Disease: Important Aspects for the Food Science and Technology Community
Ebola Virus Disease: Important Aspects for the Food Science and Technology Community

Think the threat of Ebola is over? Think again. The effects on the food industry is far reaching.

 

Planning for a Recall
Planning for a Recall

No word strikes more fear in the hearts of individuals in the food industry than “recall.” Advance planning for recalls can save lives and can make the difference in the survival of your company.

 

The Blame Game: Supply Chain Indemnity Agreements
The Blame Game: Supply Chain Indemnity Agreements

The food product industry faces an escalating barrage of lawsuits—both for alleged mislabeling and for safety violations.

 

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