Necessary Food Safety TipsBy Food Liability Insurance, Posted 03/14/19 16:32:12
Don’t Get Caught in a Lawsuit! Implement These Food Safety Tips Before Your Next Catering Event
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Imagine you're serving food at a wedding reception and the guests fall ill after consuming your food! How would you respond? Food poisoning can happen to any caterer and it is important to make sure your business is covered.
THE CONARTON-ABBOTT WEDDING
Melissa Conarton and Jesse Abbott contracted a catering company to serve food at their wedding reception. There were over 100 people that got sick and 22 that were hospitalized overnight. According to court papers, the caterer's macaroni and cheese was statistically significant for staphylococcus aureus, a gastrointestinal illness. The couple sued for damages in order to pay their guest's medical bills and the caterer countersued for lack of payment for their services.