In fact, there were a total of 626 recalls between 2008 and 2017. These affected nearly every type of food industry including dairy, meat, vegetables, fruits, seafood, bottled water– even beer.
Recalls cause significant impact on a business as costs can run into the millions. This can even occur from products with a reasonably low turnover.
The reality is that recalls can be expensive. And the two major issues companies face after recalls are a damaged reputation followed by a hit to the bottom line.