This is Episode 4 of the Uncommon Veterinarian Podcast, originally published on Elliott Garber’s Uncommon Veterinarian website and printed here with permission. In this episode, I interview Dr. Romina Hennig, a 2009 veterinary graduate from the University of Florida. She currently works full-time in Washington, D.C., as an Enforcement, Investigations and Analysis Officer with the…

Food Safety News interviewed Tejas Bhatt, manager of food safety programs at the Institute of Food Technologists, about food traceability at the recent 2013 annual meeting of the International Association for Food Protection. Bhatt discussed the challenges of traceability systems, the traceability provisions in the Food Safety Modernization Act, and the future of food traceability.…

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…

During the 2013 annual meeting last week of the International Association for Food Protection, Food Safety News spoke with Dr. David Acheson, this year’s keynote speaker. Before his current post as the director of the Food and Import Safety Practice at Leavitt Partners, Acheson served stints as the chief medical officer for both the U.S.…

Author and journalist Ted Conover has built his reputation through first-person accounts from inside sectors of society that receive little recognition from the mainstream. His writing has taken him across the U.S. on trains with some of the last classic hobos, across the Mexican border three times with illegal border-crossers, and into New York’s Sing…