Pallet Wars: Wood vs. Plastic for Food Safety

They've carried your food, they've carried your clothes, your medicine, and probably part of your house. But unless you work with those industrial, stackable platforms, it's unlikely that you've heard about pallets, or the ongoing pallet wars. An estimated 1.2 billion pallets are in use in the United States alone -- in warehouses, in trucks, on the bottom of forklifts -- and for 60 years since the pallet's formal debut, safety issues for this ubiquitous piece of equipment have been minimal....Full Story
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