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    Urvashi Rangan

    Executive Director, Food Safety & Sustainability Center, Consumer Reports

    Urvashi Rangan, Ph.D., is an environmental health scientist and toxicologist. She leads Consumer Reports' (CR) Consumer Safety and Sustainability Group and serves as the executive director of its Food Safety and Sustainability Center. Rangan directs all of the organization's scientific risk assessments related to food and product safety, which she translates into actionable recommendations for both lawmakers and consumers. She is a leading expert, watchdog and national spokesperson on food labeling and food safety. Most recently, she helped champion the rollback of tetracycline and streptomycin in the production of organic apples and pears and was the architect of the organization's studies of arsenic in apple juice. She also convened and hosted an in-depth conference on food labels showcasing animal welfare and fairness for farmworkers.

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    Wednesday, Oct 15 2014

    12 PM

    What’s for dinner? The ingredients and dishes that ultimately make it to your table have taken a long journey through culture, history and an... read more
    2 hours | Talk | Cadillac Palace Theatre

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