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Ammonia in Refrigeration Facilities

If your staff work in a cold storage or refrigeration warehouse facility, they’re likely to be at risk for ammonia exposure. Anhydrous ammonia (gaseous form) is often used as a refrigerant for meat, dairy, juice and other food and beverage storage. Some such facilities may also use ammonia in liquid form. Ammonia leaks or spills […]

Potential Environmental and Regulatory Liabilities in the Food and Beverage Industry

The most common environmental and regulatory exposures encountered in the food and beverage industry include: Non-compliant waste water discharges into the sewer system or septic tank system. Poorly managed underground storage tanks and associated pipes. No formal above-ground tank inspection or testing procedures. Un-dyked above-ground tanks. Ammonia releases or other emissions from on-site refrigeration systems. […]

FOOD & BEVERAGE: Preparing for a Product Recall

Despite recall frequency and the potential for extraordinary costs, most companies don’t adequately plan, prepare and practice for – or buy insurance to protect against – product recall events. In addition to proper insurance covers, careful planning is essential in managing the risk of a recall. There are two categories of exposure for a company […]

Risks to food & beverage manufacturers: Employee Theft

During times of economic insecurity, normally honest employees may resort to theft due to the increasing financial pressure they are feeling at home. Employees may also be motivated to steal if they were given extra responsibilities after others were terminated without an increase in compensation. While they may not normally be inclined to take advantage […]