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Conversations with Experts on Food Topics

Question & Answer series with key leaders and experts at FDA on a variety of popular topics

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Conversation on Cyclospora with Samir Assar, Socrates Trujillo, and Alexandre da Silva

FDA’s Cyclospora Task Force Continues Efforts

Samir Assar, Ph. D, Director of the Division of Produce Safety (DPS), at CFSAN’s Office of Food Safety, Socrates Trujillo, Ph.D, Acting Director of the Division of Virulence Assessment (DVA) at CFSAN’s Office of Applied Research and Safety Assessment (OARSA), and Alexandre (Alex) da Silva, Ph.D, Senior Biomedical Research and Biomedical Product Assessment Service (SBRBPAS) Expert discuss the FDA’s efforts to fight Cyclospora outbreaks, some of actions that the agency has taken, and the importance of working with stakeholders to address this public health issue. 

Previous Editions

Enhancing the Safety of Imported Shrimp Through Regulatory Partnerships
A Conversation with Steven Bloodgood and Fazila Shakir

The Current Food Allergen Landscape
A Conversation with Dr. Stefano Luccioli

FDA’s Perspective on Food Safety and Availability During and Beyond COVID-19
A Conversation with Frank Yiannas

Is Using Your Smartphone or Tablet in the Kitchen a Food Safety Hazard?
A Conversation with Amy Lando and Michael Bazaco

New Testing Method Developed by FDA Detects Cyclospora in Salad Mix
A Conversation with Alexandre da Silva and Helen Murphy

Deputy Commissioner Champions More Digital, Transparent Food Safety System
A Conversation with Frank Yiannas

What FDA is Doing to Protect Consumers from Toxic Metals in Foods
A Conversation with Conrad Choiniere

CORE Director Focuses on Building Relationships to Strengthen Outbreak Response, Public Safety
A Conversation with Stic Harris

CFSAN’s Senior Science Advisor Aims to Build Bridges to Advance Produce Safety
A Conversation with Jim Gorny

What to Expect Now That Larger Farms Must Comply with the FSMA Produce Safety Rule
A Conversation with Samir Assar

Outlining the Benefits of the Voluntary Qualified Importer Program
A Conversation with Doriliz De Leon and Amelia Tetterton

Protecting the Food Supply from Intentional Adulteration, such as Acts of Terrorism
A Conversation with Ryan Newkirk and Jon Woody

Three Years Later, What is the Impact of the Gluten-Free Labeling Standard?
A Conversation with Carol D'Lima and Alessio Fasano

What to Expect With the Next Compliance Dates for the FSMA Preventive Controls for Animal Foods Rule
A Conversation with Jenny Murphy

FSVP: What Do Importers Need to Know?
A Conversation with Sharon Mayl

Taking a Modern, Integrated Approach to Advancing the Safety of Imported Food
A Conversation with Donald Prater

Sharing Whole Genome Sequencing with the World
A Conversation with Eric Brown and Marc Allard

Using Adverse Event Reports to Monitor Cosmetic Safety
A Conversation with Linda Katz

The Produce Safety Network: Supporting Regulators and Growers Across the Country
A Conversation with Stephen Hughes, MS, and Brittany Laymon, MS

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