FDA Aims For Transparency In Final Guidance On Mandatory Food Recalls

November 05, 2018
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said his agency aims to provide more transparency on its mandatory recall authority for unsafe foods through a final guidance released Monday (Nov. 5). FDA will issue a mandatory recall if a food causes serious health consequences to humans or animals. The guidance also lays out the process for issuing a mandatory recall, which the agency has only done once since granted such authority by Congress in 2011. The guidance comes days after FDA released an...

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