Notable Quotes on Food Safety and Security

“This situation offers a stark illustration of the risk of supply chain failure and should serve as a large wake-up call for all organizations, not just in the food sector”-KPMG’s Hitesh Patel on Europe’s horse meat scandal

“The extreme overuse of antibiotics in livestock is endangering human health”-Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-NY), who is also a microbiologist

“Monsanto should not have to vouchsafe the safety of biotech food. Our interest is in selling as much of it as possible.”-Phil Angell, Monsanto’s director of corporate communications in a New York Times Magazine interview in 1999

“Companies are increasingly taking responsibility for the safety of the food they sell, rather than risk their brand on a large recall.”-Andy Kennedy, president of FoodLogiQ

When it comes to the FSMA, “Companies are asking, ‘What’s this going to cost me?’ and ‘What’s in it for me?’”-Jennifer McEntire, Ph.D., senior director in Leavitt Partners' Global Food Safety Solutions group

 

 

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