According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), one in six Americans get sick, 128,000 are hospitalized and 3,000 die of food borne diseases each year.

The CDC also estimates industry-wide financial losses in the hospitality sector caused by food borne illnesses range from $7.7 billion to $23 billion annually.

Publicity of an actual or alleged food borne illness outbreak can be financially devastating to a restaurant’s revenue, market share, and reputation. Coverage is available for accidental contamination, malicious contamination and the impact from negative publicity as a result of the allegation or alleged outbreak.

Brady Risk Management offers specialized coverage for Business Interruption and Extra Expense caused by food borne illnesses outbreaks with an A rated insurance company that has been a leader in this area.