Food Safety: Challenges and Opportunities
Robert B. Gravani, Ph.D.
Professor of Food Science
Stephen D. Stich
Director of Food and Safety Inspections
New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets
This broadcast addresses food safety initiatives at the local, state, and national levels. The speakers will focus on two aspects of the new Food Modernization Safety Act: Improving the safety of imported food and improving the capacity to prevent food safety problems with a focus on produce and mitigation strategies.
1. Identify organisms involved in safety recalls of fresh produce
2. Describe at least two measures (statewide and/or local) to ensure food safety and security
3. Identify one mitigation strategy to reduce outbreaks
Public Health Preparedness and Response Core Competencies
Domain 1: 1.3: Facilitate collaboration with internal and external partners
Domain 3: 3.1: Contribute expertise to CHVA
Domain 4: 4.2.: Employ Protective Behaviors
Public Health Emergency Preparedness Capabilities
PHEP Capability 1: Community Preparedness
PHEP Capability 13: Public Health Surveillance and Epidemiological Investigation
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