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Food Recalls Rise to Four a Day in Third Quarter, Reaching Highest Level of Activity in Eight Quarters, According to the ExpertRECALL Index
Date:11/15/2012

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Food recalls occurred at an average rate of four a day in the third quarter of 2012 as documented by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) enforcement reports, according to the quarterly ExpertRECALL™ Index released today. This influx in recall activity affected nearly 8.5 million units of food and beverages, reflecting a 57 percent increase compared with the previous quarter.

The pharmaceutical and medical device industries also recorded sharp increases in recall activity, accounting for the most events recorded for each industry in more than two years. While the number of documented drug recalls more than doubled in the third quarter, they affected nearly 16.2 million units, or about a million fewer units when compared to the second quarter. The seventy percent increase in medical device recall activity also impacted fewer units than affected by recalls documented during the second quarter, dropping from 123.5 million units in the second quarter to 26.5 million in the third.

"The number of recalls we saw during the third quarter is troubling," said Mike Rozembajgier, vice president of recalls at Stericycle ExpertRECALL. "But as we enter the holiday season, it's even more worrisome to know that nearly one-quarter of food and beverage companies that faced a recall in the third quarter had more than one event. As consumers are bombarded with advertisements and messages from manufacturers and retailers during the holiday season, it will be much more difficult for companies to cut through the clutter and connect with consumers on recalls. This is why both of these groups need to do their part to ensure that the food served during holiday parties to family and friends is safe."

The ExpertRECALL Index also found that more than one-third of pharmaceutical companies na
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