Insurance Times picked up on an unusual report from a Harvard professor this week.

Professor Ray Gunn has just published a report into the burgeoning market for lunch insurance in San Marino. Evidently the small European state has become so afflicted by the "compensation culture" that chefs are being forced by Italian insurers to freeze samples of every meal they serve business clients. The report claims that some chefs are now so afraid of litigation that they are refusing to serve clients unless they have lunch insurance.

Now that's food for thought...