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The Horses Are Off (the Shelves)! Odds Are that the Ensuing Litigation Will Be An Endurance Race

Regulators, food distributors, and, of course, lawyers are scrambling to determine the legal and reputational consequences of the still-growing horse meat scandal that recently hit Europe.  Amid the recalls, finger-pointing, and consumer outrage at the thought of eating horse meatballs

Posted in Crisis Management, E. Coli, False Advertising, Food Manufacturer, Food Recall, Fraud, Horse Meat, Insurance Coverage, Uncategorized

Pink Slime: A Lesson in Crisis Management

The term “pink slime” continues to dominate news desks across the country.  Public backlash against processors of “lean finely textured beef” has pushed one of the largest ground beef processors in the United States, AFA, into bankruptcy.  Other companies such as Beef Products,

Posted in Crisis Management, Pink Slime
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