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Running Your Business:
Hear about the fingertip in the salad? Food safety training could have prevented that.
By Jeremy D. Wells

When a 22 year old woman found a finger tip in her salad last March at restaurant in Canton, Ohio, the appendage was traced to a lettuce chopping accident in the restaurant. Unable to locate the severed fingertip, employees had gone ahead with cleaning and sanitizing the accident area. However instead of discarding the lettuce, it was placed in a cooler where it was used the next day to prepare salads.

A similar incident occurred three months later at a chain store in Louisiana

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