Unpeeling The Layers Of Recall, Contamination Policies

Law360, New York (March 2, 2012, 1:28 PM ET) -- Experts speculated that the passage of the Food Safety Modernization Act in early January of 2011 would cause a surge in U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recalls of food products and a corresponding increase in demand for specialty insurance policies to counteract this increased risk.[1]

These predictions have proven spot on. While experts may disagree as to what caused the sharp increase in recalls, FDA data released in February shows there was a 50 percent increase in recalls for foods regulated by the FDA during...
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