Food Safety News spoke with veterinarian and UC Davis researcher Dr. Michele Jay-Russell at the 2013 annual meeting of the International Association for Food Protection. Jay-Russell specializes in the molecular epidemiology of pathogen contamination associated with wildlife.

The conversation touched on the risk wildlife sometimes pose to food safety and the controversy over whether food producers go too far with measures to curb wildlife-related contamination. You can watch the interview by clicking on the video above.