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A Very Nasty Insecticide You Don't Want in Your Food

Technologically Speaking Podcast: Season 1, Episode 1. This wide-ranging and enthralling episode, hosted by S&T’s John Verrico, features Jessica Cox, Program Manager for Chemical Threat Characterization at the Chemical Security Analysis Center. Jessica kicks off the first season of the podcast, delving into food safety vs. food defense. Tune in to learn how S&T fits into the picture of securing the nation’s food supply, and how terrorism, con artists and even domestic disputes can pose threats in ways you wouldn’t expect. Show notes: (DHS Audio by Science & Technology Directorate/Released)