• Posts Tagged ‘food safety’

    Food as a Weapon – Re-Examining a Past Presentation at MSU by Col. Gary Vroegindewey

    by John Spink • February 12, 2014 • Blog • 0 Comments

    “Food as a Weapon” is a pretty strong statement.  We consumers have such a personal relationship with food that we constantly feel vulnerable.  With the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) draft rulemaking under public review, it is a good time to look back and gain some insight on our “Food Protection” roots.  Food Safety...

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    Can’t We Just Detect and Arrest Fraudsters? Sorry, But No.

    by John Spink • October 3, 2013 • Blog • 0 Comments

    We won’t arrest our way to food safety, but eliminate research on authenticity testing and detection?  Forget enforcement?  Ignore investigation?  Of course not… but you can’t increase the safety of the food supply if you’re only running around chasing “bad guys.”  Prevention is by far the most efficient policy.  To focus on prevention before...

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