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Question:

The acronym ALERT stands for Assure, Look, Employee, Report, and Threat. What type of food safety risk does this refer to?

A The deliberate contamination of food
Explaination

Explanation: Aside from the accidental causes of foodborne illness, there is also the risk of deliberate actions taken by some people. A disgruntled employee could want to harm the reputation of a company. Or a business could be intentionally sabotaged by a competitor. There is also the possibility of terroristic motivations. The ALERT acronym refers to the following: "Assure" that your products come from safe sources. "Look" and monitor the security of products in the facility. "Employees" should be vetted, know who they are. "Report" suspicious behavior to your supervisors. "Threats" should be identified, and you should know who to contact if something suspicious happens.