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• The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) announced that Dr. Max Teplitski will become the organization's new Chief Science Officer, leading PMA’s science, technology, supply chain and sustainability efforts. Teplitski most recently served as the Acting Director for the divisions of food safety and nutrition at the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).

Teplitski is succeeding Dr. Bob Whitaker, who is retiring after 11 years with PMA.
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