Questions Raised About Product-Tracing Prowess

Are food retailers and their suppliers sufficiently equipped to track down the source of contaminated food? The outbreak of E. coli-contaminated spinach in September that made scores of people sick and caused at least one death underscored the need for retailers, distributors and other companies in the supply chain to quickly trace a tainted product back to its source. That crisis was followed by

Are food retailers and their suppliers sufficiently equipped to track down the source of contaminated food?

The outbreak of E. coli-contaminated spinach in September that made scores of people sick and caused at least one death underscored the need for retailers, distributors and other companies in the supply chain to quickly trace a tainted product back to its source. That crisis was followed by a salmonella outbreak associated with contaminated fresh tomatoes served in restaurants t

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