All food based businesses have a legal requirement to have an up-to-date written plan in place to manage a potential product recall. FSANZ has developed a Food Recall Template which is an easy to follow, quick reference guide to creating a plan.
The Food Recall Template covers;
- internal procedures and staff responsibilities for conducting a recall,
- contact details and procedures for notification (e.g. FSANZ and home state, distributors, wholesalers, retailers and consumers),
- distribution and other records that will help identify and retrieve the recalled food,
- procedures for food retrieval and assessing any returned product.
Should you require assistance in the implementation of your Food Recall protocols, please contact AWRS for assistance.