ARLINGTON, Va. — The steady drumbeat of food crises over the course of the past year is providing a call to battle for Steve Smith, the incoming chairman of Food Marketing Institute here. “If there's one issue that keeps me up at night, it's consumer confidence in the safety of our food supply,” Smith told SN. “I think the last six to eight months have been some of the toughest in my 30-plus years in this industry. From the spinach E. coli situation to pet food to peanut butter, it seems ...

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