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Many Food Recalls Are Due to Supply Chain Inefficiencies


The U.S. government estimates there are about 48 million cases of foodborne illness each year. This equates to one in six Americans becoming sick from contaminated food. 

VAI Vice President of Sales Joe Scioscia believes the high number of recalls is directly correlated to supply chain inefficiencies. A recall will not only damage a food processor’s reputation, but it will also cost millions of dollars to recover.

Speaking with our sister media brand Retail & Food Best Practices, Scioscia shared how companies can gain better control of their food supply chains by implementing technology and adopting best practices to avoid food recalls. You can read the full interview here.


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