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Donald (Don) Schaffner

Distinguished Professor at Rutgers University.

Dr. Donald W. Schaffner is Extension Specialist in Food Science and Distinguished Professor at Rutgers University. His research interests include quantitative microbial risk assessment, predictive food microbiology, handwashing and cross-contamination.

Dr. Schaffner has authored more than 150 peer-reviewed publications, and numerous book chapters and abstracts.  He has been the recipient of more than $8 million in grants and contracts, largely in the form of competitive national grants.

Dr. Schaffner has educated thousands of Food Industry professionals through numerous short courses and workshops in the United States and dozens of countries around the world. Dr. Schaffner was awarded the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) Elmer Marth Educator Award in 2009 for outstanding service to the public and IAFP in the area food safety and food protection education.  

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Donald (Don) Schaffner News

Washing hands in cold water 'as good as hot'

BBC - 01-Jun-2017

Washing hands with hot water doesn't kill more germs. Study compared 20 people using water at 15...