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22 Mar 2017
Swiss Re Institute
Content Type: Article
Insurers provide the food industry with coverage against product liability and product recall. As such, it is crucial the ...
By Roland Friedli, Mgr Risk Engineering Service Casualty, Property & Specialty Underwriting
23 Mar 2017
Insurers provide the food industry with coverage against product liability and product recall. It is crucial the insurance ...
Food safety is one of the largest challenges facing the global food system. It is not only about supplying enough to eat for a ...
By Béatrice Conde-Petit, Food Safety Officer, Bühler AG
27 Nov 2019
Swiss Re Group
Content Type: Blog
Plastics are everywhere. They're in our food, water and air. A study in 2018 revealed that 83% of tap water contains ...
By Alicia Montoya, Head Research Commercialisation, Swiss Re Institute
25 Oct 2016
Global food safety: the role of the food industry The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) was started by a group of retailers in ...
14 Jun 2018
Swiss Re is dedicated to making the world more resilient by working with the market, policy makers, and partners to reach people ...
By Jeffrey Bohn, Chief Research Officer, Swiss Re Institute
For several decades now, the food industry has been offering a growing range of products claiming specific health benefits, ...
By Elisabeth Nellen-Regli, Dipl. Pharmacist, Food Chemist
Chances are you or someone you know has suffered from foodborne illness. According to the World Health Organization, contaminated ...
By Robin Lougee, Consumer Products & Agriculture, IBM Research
26 Oct 2016
Some years ago a young woman who had worked in a popcorn factory died of the rare lung disease, bronchiolitis obliterans.
Figures taken from the recall enforcement reports issued by the United States FDA show that the number of food recall events has ...