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William F. Keene

Does The “No Illnesses” Language Belong in Recall Notices?

Food companies that are voluntarily recalling a product usually use the language suggested by regulatory agencies that is then distributed electronically via the federal government websites. Recalls not connected to outbreaks almost always contain a line saying there are no reported illnesses associated with the recalled product. William E. Keene, Oregon’s senior state epidemiologist, thinks… Continue Reading