Family Dollar announced a massive recall a few weeks ago, stopping sales of many products in its stores after discovering an enormous rodent infestation at a distribution center. The recall was so significant that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) posted a separate warning to inform customers about the significant recall action. A couple of weeks later, Dollar Tree issued its own recall for every single Family Dollar product it sells.
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The Family Dollar recall
Family Dollar detailed the recall in a press release on February 18th. The FDA issued its own alert on the same day, providing more context about the recall and investigation findings.
The FDA recovered more than 1,100 dead rodents after fumigating the West Memphis, Arkansas, Family Dollar distribution center. Also, the agency discovered that…