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Roland McReynolds is an attorney and the Executive Director of the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA), a member-based non-profit in Pittsboro, NC that helps farmers and consumers in the Carolinas grow and eat local organic food. He has lead CFSA for four years, and has directed the organization's food safety policy. He is a member of the North Carolina Fresh Produce Safety Task Force, and co-chairs its Small Farm Working Group. He also serves on the North Carolina Sustainable Local Food Advisory Council. For more information about CFSA, visit

The nation’s biggest fresh produce handlers, distributors and retailers received a gift last week when Food Safety News published an apparently long-planned Q&A with Bob Whitaker, Chief Science Officer for the Produce Marketing Association.  Dr.

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