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Malcolm Wittenberg
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Malcolm Wittenberg is the founder of Micro Analytical Systems, Inc., the developer of the world’s first rapid mercury analyzer and real-time comprehensive seafood safety platform. The company’s technology has been deployed in the U.S. and in a number of strategic offshore locations for the testing and screening of seafood. That which passes its rigorous certification process (including screening for microbiological pathogens, mercury, histamine, radiation and overall quality) is sold under the company’s brand Safe Harbor®. For more information, see

Wittenberg has a degree in chemical engineering and has been a practicing intellectual property attorney for almost 40 years.

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What Is Good for Consumers Is Good for Business

(1) Comments | Posted November 21, 2012 | 3:56 PM

Food is a hot topic these days (no pun intended). Take, for instance, the recent election -- on the ballot were hotly contested initiatives on mandatory labeling for genetically modified foods (California's Prop 37) and two different initiatives taxing sugary drinks and sodas (Measure N -- Richmond, CA and Measure...

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Spotlight on (Sea)Food Safety and Transparency

(4) Comments | Posted May 16, 2012 | 11:35 AM

As a company that promotes the consumption of clean, safe seafood as part of a healthy diet, it's our belief that consumers have the right to know what's in the food they're eating -- this belief represents one of the core values of Safe Harbor and one of...

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Gulf Spill Fix Part 2: Consumer Confidence

(2) Comments | Posted November 18, 2010 | 11:53 AM

The Gulf oil spill is being called the single largest man-made environmental disaster in human history, and at this point the extent of damage to the marine environment in the Gulf and the surrounding waters can't even be fully measured -- without a doubt the marine ecosystem will be recovering...

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Today's Consumers -- Perception Is Reality

(0) Comments | Posted September 9, 2010 | 3:52 PM

According to a recent Deloitte survey, consumers today are more concerned about the safety of the food they eat at home and at dining establishments -- in fact, an overwhelming 65 percent of Deloitte's respondents said they're more concerned than they were five years ago about the food...

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Restoring Consumer Confidence in Essential Foods

(21) Comments | Posted July 25, 2010 | 8:18 PM

For many years, consumers' chief concern over the food supply was nutritional value. Calories ... saturated fat ... artificial coloring ... sugar. But lately, their primary concern has shifted to food safety. According to IBM Research in 2009, 60% of today's consumers are concerned about the safety of the foods...

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