Prompted by the recently pistachio recall, the California Senate is considering a bill that would allow the state to implement a mandatory food recall.

The legislation, Senate Bill 173, was introduced by Sen. Dean Florez, D-Shafter.

Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella, Calif., has recalled more than 1 million pounds of pistachios after Salmonella was discovered in early April.


Read more about this in the Almond Board of California's June newsletter.