Entropy has always been taught as a measure of the disorder in a system containing energy or information. In this definition the less ordered any system is, the greater is its entropy or disorganization.
Never before has “food safety awareness” been as high as it is today. As a result of the efforts of industry over the last 20 years, we have seen a drastic decrease in the annual number of outbreaks and recalls. In the food industry, however, even a single illness is one too many.