It’s Food Safety Friday!

We know you are anxiously waiting to groove to another of Dr. Carl Winter’s Food Safety Medley’s!  Well here it is for your hearing pleasure…a double-whammy!

A two-song medley: “Microbes, They Might Kill You” and “We Are the Microbes” a parody of Queen’s “We Will Rock You” and “We Are the Champions,” as performed by Carl Winter.


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About Dr. Carl Winter:

Dr. Carl Winter is the Director of the FoodSafe Program and Extension Food Toxicologist in the Department of Food Science and Technology at the University of California at Davis.  Prior to coming to Davis in 1991, he was Extension Toxicologist at the University of California at Riverside from 1987-91 and science writer for the Richmond-Times Dispatch newspaper in 1985.  He holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry and a B.S. in Environmental Toxicology, both from the University of California at Davis.  His research and outreach work focus upon pesticide residues and naturally-occurring toxins in foods, food chemical and microbiological risk assessment, and food safety education using music.  He has authored two books and more than 100 publications in both the scientific and lay literature. Dr. Winter gives 40-50 news media interviews annually and has frequently been invited to testify before the U.S. Congress on pesticide/food safety issues.


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