Food safety costs the U.S. tens of billions of dollars each year. Here are the latest facts and figures that food manufacturers need to know.
THERE IS NO GREATER RISK TO BRAND EQUITY THAN FOOD SAFETY.
The rising number of foodborne illness outbreaks have eroded consumer trust and compelled governments to increase regulations such as the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) that have wide-ranging affects for food service, retail and manufacturing companies.
With write-offs in the tens of millions of dollars, potential criminal penalties and brand trust on the line, food leaders cannot afford to be reactive on food safety.