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"How safe is my dinner?" - a discussion on food safety during a pandemic

How do you maintain a safe and secure food system, especially in a pandemic or during any other natural disaster?

About Dr Ranil Coorey

Senior Lecturer – Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Science and Engineering

Dr Ranil Coorey is a Senior Lecture and the Course Coordinator of the Food Science and Technology program within the School of Molecular and Life Sciences, Faculty of Science and Engineering at Curtin University, Western Australia. Dr Coorey is a teaching and research academic where his teaching and research expertise is in food processing and food safety. His research concentrates in food processing, food safety and food bioactive extraction for functional food development.

Dr Coorey completed his primary and secondary education in Sri Lanka before completing his BSc in Food Technology at the University of the Philippines, Diliman and his MSc and PhD at Curtin University. He has worked for many years in the industry internationally before joining Curtin as an academic. Dr Coorey has widely published in his areas of research and currently supervise honours, master and PhD students. Dr Coorey holds several industry research grants in food processing and food safety, including an AUD 1 million grant in red meat safety.