Food Safety and Consumer-Driven Change
Time: Friday, 9:00 am to 10:30 am
Moderator: John Wargo, Tweedy-Ordway Professor of Environmental Health and Political Science at Yale University
Aliyar Fouladkhah, Assistant Professor, Public Health Microbiology Laboratory, Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN
Joanna Sax, PhD JD, California Western School of Law; Professor of Law
Ting-Wei Hsu, LL.M. Candidate, Institute of Law for Science and Technology, National Tsing Hua University
Keywords: Consumer trends, food safety
Food safety standards are dictated and influenced by the many stakeholders within the system. Food system governance depends upon a web of governments, international agencies, and the producers themselves, while well-informed consumers empowered by food labeling increasingly influence food quality standards.