Our food-safety regulations need a technological boost

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(Op-ed by Lawrence Goodridge, Associate Professor and Director of the Food Safety and Quality Program in the Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry Department at McGill University)

“Food contamination is like the weather; often difficult to predict. The current practice is to employ food management systems to control potential hazards during food production. However, even with such systems in place, contaminated food and the resulting outbreaks that are caused are far too commonplace. Like emerging approaches to weather prediction, employing the general public to improve the safety of the Canadian food supply may be the key.”

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