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Alisha Prakash

Alisha Prakash

Alisha Prakash is currently an undergraduate at New York University, where she is majoring in Journalism and Cinema Studies. Originally from Westchester, New York, she hopes to attend graduate school for journalism in Manhattan. Alisha is a member of Alpha Epsilon Phi Sorority at school. She is also currently an editorial intern at DailyCandy, an arts and culture online newsletter. In her free time, Alisha dances ballet and jazz. She also loves to travel.

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Tracing Your Food From Farm to Fork, Part III

Do You Know Where Your Food Comes From? For years, the term “food traceability” has permeated the media, and there has been a greater emphasis on consumers’ right to know where their food comes from. With the high profile of foodborne illness outbreaks that caused the infamous case of Stephanie Smith, a 22-year-old girl who… Continue Reading

Tracing Your Food From Farm to Fork, Part II

For years, the term “food traceability” has permeated the media, and there has been a greater emphasis on consumers’ right to know where their food comes from.  With the high profile of foodborne illness outbreaks that caused the infamous case of Stephanie Smith, a 22-year-old girl who was left paralyzed after eating an E. coli-contaminated… Continue Reading

Is Food Irradiation the Future? Part II

Part II in a two-part series on food irradiation.  On foodborne illness outbreaks caused by ground beef, fresh leafy greens, and spices–all foods that could arguably be made safer through irradiation–and the future of the technology and its impact on the safety of the food supply.  Part I focused on the science behind the technology. … Continue Reading