Cost of Foodborne Illnesses
CDC: 115-Case Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Bean Sprouts is Officially OverBY NEWS DESK | JANUARY 23, 2015http://www.dreamstime.com/royalty-free-stock-image-bean-sprouts-black-bowl-white-background-image34490226The Salmonella outbreak connected to bean sprouts that caused at least 115 illnesses in 12 Northeast states has been declared over, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). At least 29 patients were hospitalized. In November, the bean sprout producer, Wonton Foods Inc., agreed to destroy remaining products while their facilities…
This foodborne illnesses (Salmonella) was cased by Bean Sprouts.
29 people were hospitalized. They had to destroy the remaining product. This gave them negative media exposure and lost of customers and sales.