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Food-safety expert David Theno dies in swimming accident

Theno pushed the industry to higher levels of oversight

Veteran restaurant food-safety expert David Theno was killed Monday after being hit by a large wave while swimming in Hawaii, according to Food Safety News.

Theno was CEO of food-safety consulting firm Gray Dog Partners Inc., in Del Mar, Calif. He was considered one of the industry’s leading authorities on restaurant practices and oversight to prevent foodbor

Correction: June 21, 2017
This story has been updated to correct the description of the accident.

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