Food Defense and the Insider Threat
January 2020 | COVER STORY
It was a story of strawberries, needles, and spite, and it launched a nationwide scare. In 2018, the Queensland police arrested a former strawberry farm supervisor for spiking supermarket strawberries with sewing needles, a crime that terrified consumers and crippled Australia’s strawberry industry.
When it comes to food defense in manufacturing and processing facilities, personal grievances can trigger widespread public health impacts. Learn more in this month's cover story.