From: Food Quality & Safety Magazine, 6.12.2012
Researchers identify hotspots where ‘food flux’ is most pronounced
In a first-of-its-kind study, a team of researchers that includes a physicist, a mathematician, and an economist have used food import and export databases to create a map of the worldwide food transport network.
Loss of professionals could compromise efforts to prevent outbreaks, report suggests
More than half of all veterinary students are pursuing careers in companion animal medicine, leaving other veterinary sectors—including food safety and zoonotic disease prevention—facing potential shortages of qualified veterinarians, according to a new report from the National Research Council of the National Academies of Science.