A food recall can happen to anyone. The goal of a recall is to remove a food product from commerce when there is reason to believe it may be adulterated (injurious to health or unfit for human consumption) or misbranded (false or misleading labeling and/or packaging). Managing a recall successfully depends on how well prepared you are — having current information and understanding recall policies are critical.
FMI staff is available to FMI members 24/7 for guidance in the event of a recall, food safety emergency, or other security and loss prevention issues. Contact Information for 24 Hour Crisis Notification and Support.
FMI Guidance for Food Retail: Product Recalls PDF format | Word format
Rapid Recall Exchange has become Rapid Recall Express, a fillable standardized form. There is no subscription to use Rapid Recall Express. In the event of a product recall or market withdrawal, communicate directly to trading partners of your choosing.
Rapid Recall Express Benefits
Get comprehensive information you need to quickly remove the affected product from your shelves
Receive recall or withdrawal information directly from your trading partner
Suppliers and Distributors
Quickly complete the form with relevant recall or withdrawal information
Notify any trading partner of your choosing
Solution Providers Assisting in the recall or withdrawal execution activities
Have confidence you are viewing the same accurate information as the company experiencing the recall or withdrawal
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