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Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
Discussing food safety with colleagues, but please not over lunch
1 hour 21 minutes Posted Nov 5, 2021 at 11:00 am.
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Like most things in public health science, food safety is complicated. The nuance can be difficult for non-scientists to understand and difficult for scientists to communicate. On this episode of Lab Culture, Shari Shea, APHL’s director of food safety, discusses some of what makes food safety fascinating and complex along with guests Ben Chapman, Associate Professor and Extension Food Safety Specialist at North Carolina State University, and Don Schaffner, Distinguished Professor and Extension Specialist in Food Science and Professor at Rutgers University.

 

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Shari Shea on Twitter

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