Food Safety Magazine

Editorial Advisory Board

Gary Ades, Ph.D.
G&L Consulting Group

Daniel W. Bena
Senior Fellow, Quality Technology
PepsiCo Beverages International

Reginald W. Bennett
Chief, Microbiological Methods
Developmnet Branch

Robert E. Brackett, Ph.D.
IIT Vice President and Director
Illinois Institute of Technology, Institute for Food Safety and Health

John Butts, Ph.D.
Vice President, Research
Land O’Frost

Brian Campbell
Quality Assurance Manager
Kroger Manufacturing

Larry Cohen
ASL Food Safety Consulting

Michael M. Cramer
Director, Quality Assurance
Windsor Foods

Beth Ann Crozier-Dodson, Ph.D.
Director of Technical Services
Chestnut Labs

Will Daniels
Sr. Vice President, Operations and Organic Integrity Earthbound Farm

Kurt E. Deibel, Ph.D. Larry Cohen
Vice President of Quality & Food Safety
Heinz North America

Jonathan W. DeVries, Ph.D.
Senior Principal Scientist, General Mills
Senior Technical Manager, Medallion Laboratories

William Fisher
Vice President of Policy and Initiatives
Institute of Food Technologists

Russell Flowers, Ph.D.
Chairman of the Board & Chief Scientific Officer
Silliker Inc.

Veny Gapud, M.S.
Food Safety Consultant

Kathy L. Gombas
Senior Advisor
CFSAN, U.S. FDA, Office of Food Safety

James R. Gorny, Ph.D.
Vice President, Food Safety and Technology
Produce Marketing Association

Paul A. Hall, Ph.D.
Vice President, Food Safety & Quality
Flying Food Group

Margaret D. Hardin, Ph.D.
VP Technical Services
IEH Laboratories & Consulting Group

Craig Henry, Ph.D.
Vice President, Global Business Development, Americas
Decernis LLC

Larry Keener
General Manager
International Product Safety Consultants

Jeffrey L. Kornacki, Ph.D.
Kornacki Microbiology Solutions, Inc.

H.L.M (Huub) Lelieveld
Global Harmonization Initiative

Ann Marie McNamara
Vice President, Quality Assurance and Product Safety
Jack in the Box

Martin Mitchell
Managing Director, Certified Laboratories
Technical Director, Refrigerated Foods Association

Robert W. Powitz, Ph.D., MPH
Forensic Sanitarian
RW Powitz & Associates

Scott M. Russell, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Poultry Science
University of Georgia

Tom M. Sauer
Senior Director of Quality Assurance
Borden Dairy

Richard F. Stier
Consulting Food Scientist

Darryl Sullivan
Director of Scientific Affairs
Covance Laboratories

John Surak, Ph.D.
Surak & Associates

Alexandra Veiga, Ph.D.
Science Manager
Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica
Universidade Nova de Lisboa (ITQB-UNL) and EFFoST

Don L. Zink, Ph.D.
Senior Food Scientist
CFSAN, U.S. FDA, Office of Food Safety


Lessons Learned: Food Safety Preparedness before the Next Natural Disaster
Lessons Learned: Food Safety Preparedness before the Next Natural Disaster

Natural disasters are known to impact our food supply, and responders should implement plans before a disaster strike to help mitigate issues that arise.

Food Safety at Farmers Markets: A Reality Check
Food Safety at Farmers Markets:  A Reality Check

Raw meat and poultry products sold direct-to-consumer may carry higher concentrations of harmful bacteria compared with those produced commercially.

Economically Motivated Adulteration: Broadening the Focus to Food Fraud
Economically Motivated Adulteration: Broadening the Focus to Food Fraud

As an industry, we are early in addressing food fraud and are in a great position to establish a firm foundation before—or while—laws and standards are being developed.

Microbiological Safety of Fresh-Cut Produce from the Processor to Your Plate
Microbiological Safety of Fresh-Cut Produce from the Processor to Your Plate

Fruits and vegetables are prone to microbial contamination from a wide range of sources.


August 29, 2014
FDA to Strengthen Evaluation of Chemicals in Food and Feed
August 29, 2014
Grocery Manufacturers Tout Initiative to Boost Transparency of Chemicals in Food
August 29, 2014
Russia's Food Safety Agency Closes More McDonald's Units
August 27, 2014
Food Safety Crucial to Fonterra's Deal with Chinese Maker of Infant Formula
August 26, 2014
Rancho Feeding Co-Owner Pleads Guilty to Selling Meat from Sick Cattle
August 25, 2014
Agilent and Shimadzu Collaborate on Chromatography Instrument Control
August 25, 2014
Heinz Recall of Infant Cereal in China Highlights Traceability Challenges
August 22, 2014
Zink Assumes IAFP Presidency
August 22, 2014
Multistate Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Peanut, Almond Butters
August 18, 2014
USDA-FSIS Issues Compliance Guide for Managing STEC in Cattle
August 18, 2014
Consumer Advocates Call Attention to Microbes on Grocery Checkstand Belts
August 18, 2014
UK Health Officials Investigating National Salmonella Outbreak
August 15, 2014
Pepsico's Mehmood Khan to Deliver Keynote at Tuskegee Lecture Series
August 14, 2014
USDA Beefs Up Procedures to Detect, Remove Unsafe Ground Beef
August 14, 2014
Chia Seed-Linked Salmonella Outbreak Over, CDC Reports
August 12, 2014
Sysco Names Executive Team Following Proposed US Foods Merger
August 12, 2014
AFDO to Develop Food Allergen Control Guidance for Retail, Foodservice Outlets
August 11, 2014
USDA Researchers Seek to Reduce Allergenicity of Tree Nuts, Peanuts
August 8, 2014
Wyoming Researchers Find Substance that Helps Listeria Survive
August 8, 2014
OSI Group Pulls Shanghai Husi-made Food Products from Chinese Outlets