Today, September 18, would be my son, Riley Detwiler’s 32nd birthday.  

Earlier this year, I had the privilege and heartache of being part of the recently released Netflix documentary, “Poisoned: The Dirty Truth About Your Food.” In addition to offering insights from my food safety career over the past 30 years

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When you are sitting comfortable at home feeding your kids or going out to dinner, remember that there are a lot of people that have your back. I will be profiling them over the coming days as ‘Poisoned’ begins streaming on Netflix. Darin Detwiler has always been

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The documentary “Poisoned: The Dirty Truth About Your Food” makes its Netflix debut on Wednesday, Aug. 2. 

Based on the bestselling book “Poisoned: The True Story of the Deadly E. Coli Outbreak That Changed the Way Americans Eat,” the film delivers a shocking exposé that will resonate with consumers, the food

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Editor’s note: This column and profiles of the 16 food safety champions (four not pictured above) was originally published by Quality Assurance magazine. It is reprinted here with permission. To read profiles of the individual food safety professionals referenced in the column, please click here.

By Steven Mandernach, executive
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On Wednesday, Jan. 20, I sat through a few meetings, delivered a presentation on food safety labeling, and was interviewed for a podcast on food safety. All of this work took place at my home as we are in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, I joined

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Warmer weather is here and with it comes summer holidays and opportunities to eat together. In June, we celebrate the fathers and father figures that raised us. Stop Foodborne Illness wants fathers everywhere to know that whether you’re working the grill, preparing the salad, or pouring a refreshing drink, being
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