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3 insights why companies should pay more attention to food recall crisis management

The complexities of a recall event can have a wide-reaching impact on a business, as it can carry a potential loss of revenue, productivity, business relationships, and a long-term decline in the company’s public image. With these insights in mind, and the knowledge that recalls over the past ten years are increasing, we wondered just how prepared the Australian food…

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Dreamworld Are Mismanaging Their Crisis – But Is Your Business Any Better Prepared For Disaster?

Last month, four lives were cut tragically short in an accident on the Thunder River Rapids ride at the Dreamworld theme park. Since then, serious concerns have been raised about the actions of the board, particularly concerning their handling of the tragedy itself. Regular equipment breakdowns and an inexperienced employee left in charge have led to accusations the company didn’t…

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South Australian Blackouts Put Spotlight on Business Continuity Planning

With many businesses left counting the cost – likely to run into the billions – of the “once in a 50-year” storm, many businesses are now taking a second look at their business continuity planning. Following the blackout, many food and beverage companies were left scrambling, as freezers and chillers lost power and food started spoiling. Others, including many businesses…

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What Food and Beverage companies can learn from the BHP crisis in Brazil

We’ve all recently been shocked by the BHP Samarco disaster which saw 11 Brazillian villagers lose their lives, with 15 still reported as missing. This tragedy has rocked BHP, with Samarco’s publically traded bonds initially losing 50% of their value. So, what can the Food and Beverage industry take away from this crisis? People are always going to want answers…

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