We've all heard it once, and we'll hear it again. Whether it's made top news headlines or heard from a friend or family member, food safety is critical in a business's success.
On May 8th, 2017, Marion Nestle, from Food Politics, launched an article sharing Dole's costs associated with poor food safety practices. In just two years, Dole, a private company, who will now be going public, had spent $36 million between 2015 - 2016 in managing recalls. 2015 included about $10.8 million in costs covering bagged salads which contained Salmonella. In just the next consecutive year, 2016 included about $25.5 million in costs associated with Listeria.
Read the direct article from Food Politics here: http://www.foodpolitics.com/2017/05/the-cost-of-poor-food-safety-practices-36-million-in-two-years/
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