Prepared Supermarket Meals Raise Food Safety Concerns

September 14, 2016

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Over 40 percent of people purchased prepared foods.
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With the rise of the grocerant—supermarkets that offer prepared, restaurant-style foods—comes consumer concerns regarding food safety. Although the majority of U.S. consumers feel that foods in supermarkets are safe, the percentage who feels this way has decreased over the last 10 years as grocery stores have increased prepared food offerings, according to The NPD Group, a leading global information company. NPD Group, which has tracked food safety concerns in the U.S.