A Florida tomato growers’ recent lawsuit claimed that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should be held liable for losses that growers sustained after the FDA issued an incorrect warning implicating Florida tomatoes in a Salmonella outbreak. The lawsuit was dismissed, raising the question: How can a food company protect itself from this sort of government action? Meghan Tepas, a member of the Food Industry Team, writes about how food companies can prepare and best protect their brands, in the article “Crisis Management: Protecting Your Brand against Adverse FDA Publicity." The story was published Dec. 1, 2015, by Food Safety Magazine.
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