Entire supply chain must prioritize food safety

September 2012
Nation's Restaurant News;9/3/2012, Vol. 46 Issue 18, p16
Trade Publication
In this article the author reflects on the importance of food safety which should be prioritized by supply chains. He mentions the developments that have taken place in safe food supply in the U.S., since the spinach crisis which resulted in several illnesses in 2005 and comments upon improved standards in farm produce safety, especially in Florida and California. He recommends measures that can be taken by farmers, food distributors and operators to ensure food safety.


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