About Linda L. Leake, MS

Linda L. Leake, doing business as Food Safety Ink, is a food safety consultant, registered SQF contract auditor (High Risk), and award-winning freelance journalist based in Wilmington, N.C. Specializing in agriculture, food, food safety, and travel, her articles have appeared in some 89 print and online publications. Along with garnering awards for her articles and photographs, she holds the prestigious Master Writer status with American Agricultural Editors’ Association. Majoring in Dairy Science, she completed a BS in Agriculture at University of Wisconsin and an MS in Food Safety at Michigan State University. She’s an active member of IAFP, Toxicologists Without Borders, Inc., and the National Dairy Shrine. She’s currently enrolled in the International Development Doctoral Program at University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast. Reach her at Llleake@aol.com.

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  1. It’s disappointing that Carella was forced to take the labels off of her food. Knowing the dosage and nutritional information of an edible is important, because people need to know how much cannabis they are consuming. Thanks for sharing this.

  2. Labelling is one essential step in food packaging without which the user is unaware of the details defining the manufacture/ expiry date, nutritional content and special instruction in terms of restricted usage for certain age limit & for people with special health conditions. In case of marijuana, it is a consumable so yes it does require the labelling option.

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