Food Safety and Consumer-Driven Change

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

Rafi Taherian, Vice President of Hospitality and Head of Yale Dining


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.