KQED’s Forum: Egg Recall

| August 27, 2010 | 0 Comments
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More than 500-million eggs have been recalled after outbreaks of salmonella nationwide. The head of the FDA says her agency needs more authority to prevent food borne illnesses. Forum discusses the weaknesses in food safety regulation and what should be done.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Bill Marler, food safety attorney
  • Dan Sumner, professor of agricultural and resource economics at UC Davis
  • Lyndsey Layton, staff writer for the Washington Post
  • William Hubbard, former associate commissioner for the FDA

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Category: KQED, politics, activism, food safety, radio

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I am the Senior Interactive Producer for KQED's online Food properties. I have designed and produced food-related websites and blogs for KQED including Bay Area Bites; Check, Please! Bay Area; Jacques Pepin's websites; Weir Cooking in the City and KQED.org's Food portal. When I am not creating and managing food websites I am taking photos of Bay Area Life and designing online navigation systems. My professional education and training includes: clinical psychology, photography, commercial cooking, web design, information architecture and UX . You can find me engaged in social media on Twitter @bayareabites and on Facebook at Bay Area Bites. I can also be found photoblogging at look2remember.