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April 10, 2009
KQED Public Radio

Food Safety
Last month, the Obama administration vowed to upgrade food safety laws for the 21st century. Just last week, traces of salmonella in a central California pistachio processing plant sparked a nationwide recall of the nut. What does the future hold for food safety?

Host: Dave Iverson

Guests:
Marion Nestle, professor of nutrition, food studies and public health at New York University and author of "Food Politics," "Safe Food," "What to Eat" and "Pet Food Politics."

David Acheson, associate commissioner for foods with the FDA.

Elisa Odabashian, director of the West Coast Office and State Campaign for Consumers' Union, a nonprofit organization working for an equitable and safe marketplace and publisher of Consumer Reports.

Serena Vinter, senior research associate with Trust For America's Health, a non-profit, non partisan organization dedicated to advancing public health issues in the U.S.

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