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Would a contamination disaster spark financial strife for your organisation?

If the catastrophe that has rocked Patties Foods over the past few weeks doesn’t prompt every company in the food and beverage industry to seriously consider their exposure to risk, then I’m inclined to say that nothing will. That is, of course, until a disaster strikes in home territory; but by then it will be too late. The outbreak of Hepatitis A,…

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Chinese retailer introduces infant formula recall insurance

A Chinese insurer is capitalising on the consumer sentiment in China at present regarding the safety of infant milk formula. After a number of product safety scares and recalls of infant powdered milk formula in China, this insurer is offering the consumer compensation if a recall were to occur. The nature of this product, considered a staple rather than an optional purchase, could potentially support the take up rate of the insurance product.