Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, December 10th, 2002
He may not possess the lethal aggression or magnetism of the fictitious secret agent James Bond, but like Agent 007, Fung is always on a mission of deadly proportions. While Bond's assignments usually involve international intrigue and saving the world from villains, Fung's life's work is devoted to saving the world's food supply from deadly pathogens and bacteria. And where Ian Fleming's cool, hard hero has an arsenal of high-tech gadgets to help in his pursuit, Fung chooses to take the less spectacular route, using low-tech items such as cinnamon, garlic and plum extract to accomplish his mission.
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