Industry insiders have noticed a possible unintended side effect of more stringent food safety procedures: more product recalls. “I think there’s been a lot more recalls since there’s been that final product testing that’s being conducted, a lot of times at the retail level,” said Dan Vache, vice president of supply chain management at United Fresh Produce Association. Overall food recalls have increased by over 300% since 2008, according to Gale Prince, ...

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