Re: $500 million for an error in a policy manual

Subject: Re: $500 million for an error in a policy manual
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: Dan Goldstein <DGoldstein -at- nuot -dot- com>, "TECHWR-L (techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com)" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 08 Dec 2014 09:07:09 -0800

Saying "inorganic" instead of stating specific ingredients required or a list of approved products by name for a potentially hazard-creating material would be a serious technical error that goes way beyond being a typo. You can't presume that a purchasing agent or warehouse shipping clerk is going to know the difference between organic and inorganic materials. In today's consumer market, telling someone you don't want organic runs a good chance of resulting in that person not buying or shipping anything with a label stating it's made from organically farmed ingredients

Gene Kim-Eng


On 12/8/2014 8:52 AM, Dan Goldstein wrote:

I can easily imagine someone losing the "in" in "inorganic" during a revision.

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