FDA, For The First Time, Invokes Food Law's Mandatory Recall Authority

April 03, 2018
FDA announced Tuesday (April 3) that it will for the first time invoke its mandatory recall authority under the Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA), in this instance to order a recall of Triangle Pharmanaturals’ kratom products, which the agency alleges are potentially contaminated with salmonella. The agency notes that while it has taken on a broader offensive against use of kratom, those issues are separate from the salmonella contamination it intends to address with the recall order. Under Section...

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