(This was posted April 10, 2014, at barfblog.com and is reposted here by permission.) A former colleague at Kansas State University asked me yesterday if I would deliver my annual talk with summer public health students despite being unceremoniously dumped last year. I said, “Sure, I’ll always talk with students: they shouldn’t have to suffer…

Doug Powell, an associate professor of food safety at Kansas State University (KSU), has been a food safety media guru for years–since even before Al Gore “invented the internet” in the early 1990s. With a background in microbiology and journalism, Powell uses his expertise in food science and risk analysis to disseminate useful and timely…