U.S. Risk

Safeguards for Food Safety

Insurance agents help many types of people from private, individual clients to those running the biggest businesses in the country. They truly provide a service that those in other industries cannot, that is, asset protection and peace of mind for a variety of needs in a range of industries. Even with this being the case, it can be surprising for some to realize that despite the unique needs of their particular business, there are indeed unique coverage plans that are tailor-made for them. For those in the foodservice industry, in particular, it can be helpful to know the answers to questions such as “What is an insurance agent illness program and do I need one?" By knowing the common exposures in the restaurant business and other businesses that serve food, it can shed some light on why it is not only practical but necessary to have a policy in place.

Risks in Food Service

Businesses that fall under the foodservice category have many inherent exposures that should be addressed early on. Because ignoring these needs can cause harm to both employees and customers, there are many strict standards that need to be met and protections that are needed. As referenced by U.S. Risk, some risks include the following: The spread of diseases and illnesses Violence in the workplace Contaminated supplies Even those who follow food handling and safety protocol regularly may not fully eliminate the chances of a mishap occurring. Luckily with safeguards such as getting insurance from a qualified agent, the impact of these mishaps can be reduced dramatically.

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