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Consumer’s Union – The Role of the Media in Keeping Our Food Safe

1317832033740.jpgPANEL DISCUSSION – How safe is the food supply in the United States?

Salmonella in chicken, Bisphenol-A (BPA) in canned food, bacteria in bagged salad—over Consumer Reports’ 75 years, our lab tests and critical reporting has informed the public of these and other dangers lurking in our food supply. 

This panel discussion, which will take place on Friday, October 28, from noon-1 p.m. in Vanderbilt Hall in New York City, will include nationally known food-safety experts and journalists who have helped propel marketplace and regulatory changes to make our food supply safer. 

Panelists scheduled to appear include:

Marion Nestle, New York University professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, and author of many influential books, including Safe Food: The Politics of Food Safety.

William Neuman, New York Times reporter on food safety, politics, and industry.

Bill Marler, prominent attorney for food safety cases and founder of FoodSafetyNews.com.

The panel will be moderated by Consumer Reports’ Urvashi Rangan, Ph.D., a nationally recognized expert and a frequent contributor to mainstream media news on food safety.