The Cost of Poor Food Safety Practices ($$$!)

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:

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