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Meet the Expert: Carl Winter

Carl Winter, PhD Dr. Carl Winter

Carl Winter, PhD, is Director of the FoodSafe Program and an extension food toxicologist at the University of California.

Tell us one interesting fact about yourself.
I’m 5-foot 8-inches tall, but I won a basketball slam dunk competition while in college.

What three words best describe you?
Easily amused, generalist

What do you like to do in your free time?
I love to travel and I’m also a big fan of the San Francisco Giants.

What are you currently working on?
Multimedia approaches to communicate about food safety, featuring music and humor.

What’s the last good book you read?
The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach

What are you most passionate about?
Improving scientific literacy and scientific communication concerning food, agriculture and health.

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