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Risk & Crisis Management

Fresh produce growers today face several risks associated with foodborne illness outbreaks. It is important to review liability and insurance options to manage risk exposure. It is also important to help growers be prepared to handle a crisis situation, which can include an outbreak of a foodborne illness, a workplace accident or a natural disaster.

Liability Management

It is important to review liability and insurance options to manage risk exposure. There are various types of liability and insurance needs for fruit and vegetable producers. This section will cover many of those in detail.

Crisis Management

It is important to help growers prepare for and handle a crisis situation, which might include an outbreak of a foodborne illness, a workplace accident or a natural disaster. In response to the increasing incidence of foodborne illness in the produce industry, it is important to expand crisis communications programs to assist each particular industry in dealing with virtually any crisis.