Facing the Reality of Foodborne Illness: Insights from Dr. Detwiler on Netflix’s Poisoned

Transparency Talk with Trustwell

Episode 8 | August 3, 2023

In this episode of Transparency Talk with Trustwell, host Katy Jones, Chief Customer Officer at Trustwell, interviews Dr. Darin Detwiler, an Associate Professor of Regulatory Affairs at Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies.

During the eye-opening interview, Katy and Dr. Detwiler delve into Netflix’s newest exposé documentary, Poisoned: The Dirty Truth About Your Food. Dr. Detwiler discusses the deeply personal tragedy that led him to devote his career to reducing foodborne illnesses. Our hosts also discuss the documentary’s revealing interviews from experts and victims’ families that shed light on the gaps in food safety across the U.S. food system. This documentary isn’t one you’ll want to miss, as it challenges the common misperceptions about food safety in the United States.

Learn valuable insights on preparing for potential consumer inquiries about product safety, and don’t miss this candid and informative episode, as Katy and Dr. Detwiler address these critical issues facing the food industry.

About Dr. Darin Detwiler:

Dr. Detwiler is an Associate professor of regulatory affairs at Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies. He is an author, speaker, and professor of food regulatory policy, specializing in food safety, global economics of food and agriculture, Blockchain, and food authenticity. He additionally advises industry, NGOs, and government agencies, addressing food safety and authenticity issues in the U.S. and abroad. Dr. Detwiler also recently received the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) Distinguished Service Award.

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