Times Union: FDA Launches “Smarter Food Safety” Initiative
The Times Union interviewed Frank Dimase, M.D., chief of the department of emergency medicine at St. Peter’s Hospital, for its story on new federal food safety measures.
The New Era of Smarter Food Safety initiative aims to use technology to better track outbreaks. Dr. Dimase discussed how such improvements could positively impact patient care.
From the article:
Geographic data is helpful in advancing traceability and building an integrated food system. Dr. Frank Dimase, chief of the department of emergency medicine at St. Peter’s Hospital, said it can help him quickly and accurately narrow down what causes a patient’s illness.
“I think it’s very reasonable for that information to be available,” Dimase said. “But it would have to be easy to use and understand.”
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