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Secret Sysco Food Found at Storage Sheds Uncovered by Investigators


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July 11, 2013


Sysco Corporation, one of the nation’s largest food distributors, is under investigation by the California Department of Public Health looking into concerns over food safety. This comes after an NBC Bay Area investigation uncovered more than a dozen outdoor storage sheds used by the company to keep perishable food items. NBC Bay Area's surveillance cameras caught Sysco trucks delivering chicken, pork, steak, turkey, bacon, produce, and other food items to these outdoor metal sheds in the middle of the night. Hours later, Sysco employees were observed picking up these food items in their personal cars and delivering the food to restaurants, swim centers and hotels...


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Posted by Dave Dirst on 7/16/13 at 10:20 AM EST

Inside of those sheds they found an industrial Freezer, a huge refrigerator, a closed in dry storage area. A "drop off point" for DSRs to pick up samples and "Hotshots" and "Will calls " for their numerous accounts. These are Food Service Professionals with more training on the "cold Chain" than most people learn in a life time. Their motivation is to have those few cases in perfect condition. They utilize freezer blankets, hard and soft coolers, ice packs, dry ice, and extreme packaging. Mean while, 275 million Americans throw their fresh chicken in the back of their cars, go shopping, get gas, clean up after their kids then put it in the fridge. Then cook it 3 days later. You have to admire the extent this company goes to, to keep its food safe.



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