Peter Hurley | Civil Eats


Peter Hurley, a food activist with Consumers Union and working with the Make Our Food Safe Coalition, became a leading advocate for food safety last year after his son, Jacob, was poisoned by salmonella in his favorite snack -- Austin peanut butter crackers. He has testified before Congress and lobbied the Senate and House of Representatives in both Oregon and D.C. Peter is a Portland, Oregon police officer and lives in Wilsonville, OR with his wife Brandy and their three children Jacob and two girls, Lauren and Alyssa.

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