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Webinar: Food Safety, Takeout and Groceries During COVID-19

April 29, 2020 @ 10:30 am 11:30 am

This event will be conducted via a Zoom Webinar.

A conversation with Urvashi Rangan, PhD, Chief Science Advisor at Grace Communications Foundation and Donald W. Schaffer, PhD, Extension Specialist in Food Science and Distinguished Professor at Rutgers University.

Dr. Rangan is an environmental health scientist, toxicologist and investigator with more than 25 years of experience deciphering food systems to educate consumers, companies, government agencies and philanthropic investors on the best systems to support. She is a national spokesperson and advocate on a wide range of food safety risks – pathogens, pesticides, antibiotic resistance, arsenic and other carcinogens – as well as sustainable solutions, product choices and meaningful labels.

Dr. Schaffner is Extension Specialist in Food Science and Distinguished Professor at Rutgers University.  His research interests include handwashing, cross-contamination and quantitative microbial risk assessment. He has authored more than 180 peer-reviewed publicationsand educated thousands of food industry professionals around the world. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Food Technologists, the American Academy of Microbiology and International Association for Food Protection (IAFP). He has served as an Editor for Applied and Environmental Microbiology since 2005. Dr. Schaffner was the president of IAFP in 2013-2014. In his spare time, he co-hosts the Food Safety Talk and Risky or Not podcasts.

Moderated by Charles Platkin, PhD, JD, MPH 

This panel will be held as a zoom webinar. Register HERE