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10 March 2017

Product recall webinar with NFU Mutual

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NFU Mutual will present a free product recall webinar on 22 March 2017 to help food and drink producers understand how best to plan for and manage a recall.

During the webinar, participants will learn about common causes of and legislation governing product recalls. Support required by companies when a product recall is triggered will also be outlined. As well as guidance on planning for a recall, attendees will gain an understanding of effective management of a potential crisis and brand protection. The webinar will include a case study on how product recall insurance cover can reimburse the costs incurred plus a Q&A.

NFU Mutual is a professional affiliate member of the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) which is hosting the webinar.

Event details:

  • When: Wednesday 22 March 2017, 15:00 – 16:00
  • Where: Webinar
  • Price: Free
  • Register here

Helen Munday, Director of Food Safety, Science and Sustainability and Chief Scientific Officer, Food and Drink Federation, said:

“Product recalls are challenging situations in which prior preparation can be crucial to a successful outcome. This not to be missed webinar will give food and drink companies essential advice on causes and management of such occurrences.”

Tom Deacon, Business Development Consultant, NFU Mutual said:

“In any food and drink manufacturing environment, however tightly controlled, events can occur which might trigger a product recall. These could include ingredients that may be known allergens not being declared, foreign bodies, or external factors which have the potential to affect the integrity of products. This informative webinar will help producers better understand how recalls can arise and the types of insurance options available that can help protect companies should the worst happen.”

Notes for editors:

  1. The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) is the voice of the food and drink manufacturing industry – the UK's largest manufacturing sector. For more information about FDF and the industry we represent visit: www.fdf.org.uk
  2. NFU Mutual offers a wide range of products, including general insurance, commercial insurance, life, pensions, and investments. These products and services are delivered through an agency network, as well as through a direct sales and service centre. Visit: www.nfumutual.co.uk

More information

For more information, please contact Elsa Ackermann, Marketing Executive, on 0207 420 7149, Elsa.Ackermann@fdf.org.uk, or Skye Oudemans, Media and Campaigns Officer, on 020 7420 7120, Skye.Oudemans@fdf.org.uk

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