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Undeclared Allergens Top Reason for Second-Quarter Recalls

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Undeclared allergens – not pathogens involving bacteria, viruses or parasites – are driving the overwhelming majority of recalls, according to the most recent quarterly findings. Stericycle ExpertRECALL™, which manages recalls for companies, reports that, during the second quarter of 2013, 65 percent of the recalls falling under U.S. Department of Agriculture jurisdiction and 60 percent… Continue Reading

Big Spike in Food Recalls During Third Quarter

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Food recalls occurred at a four-per-day clip during the third quarter, reaching their highest levels in two years, according to data produced by Indianapolis-based Stericycle ExpertRECALL. The rise in recall activity involved nearly 8.5 million units of food and beverages, a 57 percent increase over the previous quarter. Food recalls in the third quarter reached… Continue Reading