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August 2013 Archives

How to Prevent a Food Poisoning Lawsuit

Food poisoning, or food borne illness, affects roughly 48 million people a year, about one in six Americans. It can be a potential liability for a restaurant or a food packaging company -- and a painful purchase for its customers and buyers. By inadequately handling, packaging, or even inspecting their food, businesses often find themselves paying up for making people sick. In extreme examples, a company can even face a wrongful death suit.

If your business regularly handles raw eggs, meat, poultry, or leafy greens, you should tread -- and stir -- carefully.