By Christopher Adams, NZ Herald
Fonterra chief executive Theo Spierings says a “she’ll be right attitude” was one of the causes of the company’s botulism fiasco.
Business leaders have gathered in Auckland today for the annual China Business Summit.
The event’s main focus this year is the ongoing impact of Fonterra’s whey protein contamination scare, which led to a global recall of consumer products, including infant formula, but turned out to be a false alarm.
Addressing the summit, Spierings said Fonterra was world class in manufacturing and food safety but the company still needed to “lift its game”.
“That was one the key learnings [of the botulism scare] – a ‘she’ll be right’ attitude is not acceptable,” -more