Dr. Harry A. Kuiper has been Senior Researcher at RIKILT - Institute of Food Safety, Wageningen University and Research Centre, the Netherlands since 1984. Dr. Kuiper is involved in safety assessment of residues of agrochemicals in food, of health protecting compounds and of genetically modified foods. He is leader of various national and EU-financed projects concerning food safety.
The Foreign Policy Distinguished Speaker Series features prominent leaders in international affairs who can address topical issues from a variety of perspectives. Dr. Kuiper's talk was also sponsored by the Institute for European Studies and the U.S. Delegation of the European Commission. The Speaker Series is part of the Foreign Policy Initiative at Cornell led by the Einaudi Center to maximize the intellectual impact of Cornell's outstanding resources in this area.