Influence of recalled food products on consumer purchase U.S. 2019

A 2019 survey polled over 1,000 U.S. respondents on how soon they begin to purchase food items after a recall in the United States. Responses varied by food item, but the majority of U.S. shoppers would be willing to purchase recalled food items as soon as they were back on shelves. For instance, 34 percent of respondents stated that they would begin to buy bakery products as soon as they are back on shelves.

Product Recall

A product recall is a voluntary action by a manufacturer or distributor to remove specific products from the market when there is reason to believe the products may be adulterated or misbranded.

How soon shoppers would purchase an item after a recall in the United States as of 2019

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United States

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Number of respondents


Age group

25-65 years

Supplementary notes

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