Working to avoid allergen-related recalls

Working to avoid allergen-related recalls

“So it’s not that companies are becoming more careless but that the issue is becoming more complex." —KEVIN POLLACK, ExpertRECALL.

Despite — or perhaps  because of — awareness of allergen-related recalls, the issue remains a problem for the food industry, and some are looking for new solutions to help retailers.

In the fourth quarter of 2013, undeclared allergens accounted for about 42% of the FDA’s 134 recalls, the single largest cause for food recalls, according to an analysis by ExpertRECALL.

Already this year, Fairway Market has recalled

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