20 min

Why Can't I Recall A Recall? Food Safety Relapses On Medical Grounds

    • Medicine

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered our lives in so many ways. We have added many safeguards, yet other important practices and routines have fallen by the wayside. One of them - food safety. In this episode, On Medical Grounds host Dr. Jane Caldwell interviews Dr. Ben Chapman, a professor, food safety specialist and head of the Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences at North Carolina State University on what we've been missing in the area of food safety.(00:00) Is A Decline In Recalls Due To The Pandemic?(01:17) Introduction To Dr. Ben Chapman(02:46) Plummeting Recall Numbers(05:45) What Are Reasons For Recalls In The U.S.?(08:36) Effects Of COVID-19 On Food Safety(10:16) FDA Suspension Of Foreign Food Inspection(11:50) Recommendations For Pandemic Shopping(16:01) COVID-19 In Frozen Food(18:36) Pandemic Challenges In The Food Safety Industry 

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered our lives in so many ways. We have added many safeguards, yet other important practices and routines have fallen by the wayside. One of them - food safety. In this episode, On Medical Grounds host Dr. Jane Caldwell interviews Dr. Ben Chapman, a professor, food safety specialist and head of the Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences at North Carolina State University on what we've been missing in the area of food safety.(00:00) Is A Decline In Recalls Due To The Pandemic?(01:17) Introduction To Dr. Ben Chapman(02:46) Plummeting Recall Numbers(05:45) What Are Reasons For Recalls In The U.S.?(08:36) Effects Of COVID-19 On Food Safety(10:16) FDA Suspension Of Foreign Food Inspection(11:50) Recommendations For Pandemic Shopping(16:01) COVID-19 In Frozen Food(18:36) Pandemic Challenges In The Food Safety Industry 

20 min