While the industry’s ability to detect food-related outbreaks has increased, until traceability improves, this improved detection increases the risk of future advisories.
May 13, 2019
The stakes are rising for food suppliers in a landscape of continuously evolving food safety challenges, technologies and regulations, according to a new from CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange Division, Denver, Colo.
In 2017, there were more than 400 food recalls in the United States. Undeclared allergens and/or improper labeling led the charge as the primary source. Pathogenic organisms from Listeria Monocytogenes and Salmonella and foreign materials came in second and third, respectively.