Six in 10 people said they would never go to a restaurant again if they contracted a foodborne illness while eating there, according to a survey.
Surveyed consumers said their top food safety concerns included restaurant kitchen and wait staff hygiene, foodborne outbreaks, illness from contaminated food, and recalls.
Findings come from the food safety supply chain vision study by Zebra Technologies. It details the views of consumers and food and beverage companies on safety, traceability and transparency.
Slightly more than 80 percent of consumers said companies have an important role to play in food safety and an ethical responsibility to ensure safe handling of food. Seventy percent of consumers said it is important to know how their food and ingredients are manufactured, prepared, and handled.
Less than a quarter of consumers said they have complete confidence in the safety of their food, based on information currently available to them. … Read more