Keeping the Food Supply Safe: Developing Strategies for Supply Chain Risk Minimization

April 10, 2019 9:15am

Jonathan M. Cohen
Partner
K&L Gates LLP (Washington, DC)

Jeanine Flaherty
Executive Director of Food Safety, Quality & Regulatory Compliance
Legal Sea Foods, LLC (Boston, MA)

Angela M. Spivey
Partner
Alston & Bird (Atlanta, GA)

  • Developing a sound risk minimization plan to ensure supply chain integrity
  • Understanding the importance of including mitigation protocols into your plan blueprint
  • Addressing recalls within the parameters of risk preparedness
    • What’s the scope of the recall?
    • Handling challenges surrounding anticipated claims
  • Managing supply chain mishaps without jeopardizing relationships with suppliers
    • Recovering costs incurred as a result of implementing recalls
    • Paying for claims
    • Assessing brand damage
    • Estimating lost profits
  • Addressing challenges relative to products that cannot be sold as a result of a recall
  • Suggested ways to protect yourself contractually and through insurance
  • Recovering from insurance for losses and liabilities without disrupting the supply chain