Recall communications bill introduced
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Executive SummaryReps. Michael Castle, R-Del., and Jane Harman, D-Calif., introduce legislation April 2 to "streamline communication" between retailers and consumers when FDA determines food products pose potential health risks, the lawmakers say. The Improving Communication with Consumers During Food Recall Act, H.R. 1907, would encourage retailers to contact consumers registered with "frequent shopper" programs and warn them about the risks, but does not require retailers to develop such programs. It would require food manufacturers to compensate retailers for all costs associated with contacting customers about a recall
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