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How Often Do Errors Occur

Mistakes made at home are likely to be repeated at work. The following survey information from Audits International illustrates the need for ongoing employee training. 106 households in 81 cities were asked about their basic food safety practices.
Misuse of towels/sponges 92%
Thermometer not used 92%
Product past expiration date 89%
Eating/drinking/gum chewing 71% while cooking
Improper left over handling 63%
Refrigerated holding too warm 42%
Food stored uncovered 31%
Improper thawing 28%