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The right or procedure by which a public official may be removed from a position by a vote of the people prior to the end of the term of office.

Recall is the retiring of an elected officer by a vote of the electorate. Some state constitutions prescribe the procedure that must be followed in a recall—for example, requiring the filing of a petition containing the signatures of a specific number of qualified voters.


(Call back), verb abolish, abrogate, annul, cancel, disannul, dismiss, disqualify, invalidate, nullify, reanimate, reassemble, reconvene, repudiate, rescind, resuscitate, revive, revivify, revocare, revoke, summon back, take back, unsay, void, withdraw


(Remember), verb be reminded of, call up, commemorate, conjure up, dwell upon, evoke, fix in the mind, have memories of, keep in mind, know again, know by heart, look back upon, memorialize, memorize, place, recognize, recollect, recordari, recover knowledge of, reeresh one's memory, relive, reminisce, retain, retrace, review, revive, see in retrospect, summon up, think back to
See also: abjuration, abrogate, ademption, annul, annulment, cancel, cancellation, countermand, defeasance, depose, disavow, discharge, disinherit, hindsight, nullify, perceive, recant, reclaim, recognition, recognize, recollect, recollection, redeem, remember, remembrance, remove, renege, repeal, repossess, rescind, rescision, retain, retraction, retrospect, revocation, revoke, withdraw

TO RECALL, international law. To deprive a minister of his functions; to supersede him.

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The good news for manufacturers: Independent agents are in a great position to help protect their manufacturing clients from the stress and potential financial impacts of a product recall.
Under LGC, the senator said 'registered voters are given the power to recall a local elective official due to loss of confidence, but no recall proceedings can take place within a year from the date of the local officials' assumption to office or one year immediately preceding a regular local election.
The data should be analyzed using objective criteria, such as number of customer complaints, number of injuries, and severity of the injuries, to identify potential products for recall.
An analysis earlier this year from the FDA also noted that device recalls over the past decade has more than doubled, with software-related recalls accounting for the most common type of device recall.
You have recall figures in front of you and you have sales numbers as well.
Last year the reason for the recall of the majority of household appliances was the risk of fire or electrocution
People: The recall team needs representatives from each of the business functions that may be impacted by the recall event, including operations, communications, quality assurance, logistics, legal, finance, executive and customer service.
As pharmaceutical and medical device companies realize the increased recall burden they face from legal, regulatory and brand-protection pressures, CMOs can count on quality agreement product recall terms to be increasingly difficult to negotiate.
Whether responding to a recall by a third-party supplier or managing recalls of private label products, retailers are the "face" of the recall for regulatory and consumer audiences.
Several gaps in the medical device recall process limited firms' and the FDA's abilities to ensure that the highest-risk recalls were implemented in an effective way and timely manner," the GAO said in the report.
It's one of the largest risks that is largely uninsured by the food industry: the risk of product contamination and recall.
Story recall was analyzed quantitatively, in terms of mean number of phrases recalled from each story, each event, and each language.