My business partner and I have been working on improving the functionality of our RecallCheck product. As part of that effort we’ve created a database of the Voluntary Recall Notices posted on the FDA’s website. Along those lines, this will be the first of several posts working to visualize some of the data we have amalgamated.
The following chart shows the Voluntary Recalls broken out by month:
The large numbers for January, February, and March are largely the result of two recalls at nut processors that had a ripple effect through the food industry that uses nuts as ingrediants in other products.