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Midmorning: Food safety and environmentally-aware architecture

Posted at 8:03 AM on May 10, 2007 by Bill Wareham

The recent case of pet food contaminated with melamine is raising new concerns about the safety of imported food, and the FDA's ability to monitor the ingredients in that food. At 9 a.m., Kerri Miller discusses the issue with: Michael Doyle, director of the Center for Food Safety at the University of Georgia; and Gary Weaver, director of the Program on Agriculture and Animal Health Policy at the University of Maryland's Center for Food, Nutrition, and Agriculture Policy.

At 10 a.m., Kerri's guest is a pioneer in environmentally-aware architecture who looks to the past for inspiration for his latest designs. Travis Price is an architect and professor of architecture at the Catholic University of America. He is author of The Archeology of Tomorrow.