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Aug 19, 2013, 10:00 ET

Medical Device Recalls Reach Five-Quarter High in ExpertRECALL Index

 According to the ExpertRECALL Index released today, 48 percent of all medical device recalls reported in the second quarter of 2013 had both...

May 15, 2013, 08:06 ET

Food Recalls Driven by Companies Issuing Multiple Recalls in the First Quarter of 2013, According to Latest ExpertRECALL Index

 According to the ExpertRECALL Index released today, nearly three out of four food recalls in the first quarter of this year were issued by...

Feb 14, 2013, 10:04 ET

Food Recalls Hit Two-Year High in Fourth Quarter of 2012, According to Latest ExpertRECALL Index

 Food recalls documented by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) enforcement reports during the fourth quarter of 2012 reached a two year...

Dec 20, 2012, 11:52 ET

Companies Can Expect Greater Scrutiny, More Recall Focus in 2013

 U.S. manufacturers and retailers can expect greater scrutiny from Congress and federal regulators in 2013 following historic and high-profile...

Nov 15, 2012, 08:23 ET

Food Recalls Rise to Four a Day in Third Quarter, Reaching Highest Level of Activity in Eight Quarters, According to the ExpertRECALL Index

 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)...

Aug 21, 2012, 09:43 ET

Over 123 Million Medical Device Units Recalled in Second Quarter of 2012, Reaching an Eight-Quarter High, According to the ExpertRECALL Index

 More than 123 million units in the medical device category – which includes products like knee replacements, syringes, gels used in...

May 14, 2012, 10:00 ET

Medical Device Recalls Soar During First Quarter, ExpertRECALL Index Shows

Medical device recalls increased more than 160 percent in the first quarter of 2012, affecting more than five times as many units than the previous...

Feb 14, 2012, 09:20 ET

U.S. Food Recalls Skyrocketed at End of 2011, ExpertRECALL Index Shows

 Food recalls across the nation increased 50 percent in the fourth quarter of 2011 and affected over 80 percent more units compared with the...

Nov 03, 2011, 09:12 ET
The ExperRECALL Index gathers and tracks cumulative data from the two primary federal agencies that oversee recalls in the United States: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Recall trends are calculated from FDA enforcement reports and news releases published on agency websites.  (PRNewsFoto/Stericycle ExpertRECALL)

Food, Drug, Medical Device Recalls Continue to Climb According to ExpertRECALL Quarterly Index

Food recalls in the third quarter affected nearly six times as many units as the previous three-month period, according to the quarterly...

Aug 11, 2011, 09:05 ET

U.S. Food Recalls Up, Consumer Product Recalls Down, Report Shows

Food recalls in the United States increased during the second quarter of the year, while consumer-product recalls were down during the same period,...