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Study Says 28 Percent Of Delivery Drivers Have Eaten Some Of Your Food

Ever wondered if a delivery driver took a bite of your food while on delivery? A new study says your fears might be real.

 

new study done by US Food shows the habits of both customers and delivery drivers.

The study shows 28 percent of delivery drivers have taken food from a customer’s order.

54 percent of delivery drivers polled also said they are often tempted by the smell of the food they deliver to customers.

The US Food study also shows that 17 percent of customers complained their food was not warm or fresh, and 16 percent complained their food was delivered late.

Customers weren’t the only ones with complaints about food delivery. The study also says 60 percent of delivery drivers complained of receiving little or no tip, while 39 percent complained that the customer’s instructions were unclear.

The study covered 1,518 American adults who have used food delivery apps, including UberEats, Grubhub, DoorDash and Postmates from May 9 to 13.

They also surveyed 497 American adults who identified as having worked as a deliverer for at least one food delivery app.

 

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