Ravi Jadeja - Oklahoma State University

Added by Ravi Jadeja • Last updated August 2, 2021
Type: People
Topic: General (PCHF), Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Preventive Controls (PCs), Food Safety Plan, General (PSR), Produce Safety Rule (PSR), Worker Health, Hygiene & Training, Ag Water (Preharvest), Ag Water (Postharvest), Postharvest Handling & Sanitation, Food Safety Plans, Record Keeping, Traceability
State: OK

Ravi Jadeja
Associate Professor and Food Safety Specialist
Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center
Dept. of Animal and Food Science
Oklahoma State University
118 FAPC, Stillwater, OK
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Education and Training

Bachelor of Science, Biotechnology - July 2002
Sardar Patel University- India

Master of Science, Food Biotechnology - July 2004
Sardar Patel University- India

Doctor of Philosophy, Food Science – December 2010
Louisiana State University

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Food Science 2011-2014
University of Georgia  

RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Positions:
2021- Present      Associate Professor & Food Safety Specialist, Oklahoma State University,
                            Dept. of Animal and Food Science, Oklahoma State University
2015- 2021          Assistant Professor & Food Safety Specialist, Oklahoma State University,
     Dept. of Animal and Food Science, Oklahoma State University
                                        
Extension: Training and Consulting: Food Safety Modernization Act, HACCP, GAP, On Farm  Food Safety, GFSI schemes (SQF, Primus and BRC), USDA-FSIS regulations and FDA compliance   
Research:  Development and optimization of foodborne pathogen mitigation strategies  

Teaching: Teach nine different graduate and undergraduate courses covering food safety regulations, third-party audits (SQF, BRC), Sanitation, and Quality Control.

2011-2015:      Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Georgia
        Department of Food Science & Technology

2010-2011:      Post-Doctoral Researcher, Louisiana State University  
        Department of Food Science

2006-2010:      Graduate Research Assistant, Louisiana State University  
        Department of Food Science

Professional Activities:

Grant review panelist:  USDA108 NP Predictive Modeling (2021); NSF (2021); Sultan Qaboos University, Oman (2020), USDA/NIFA (2017) Improving Food Safety (A 1331)
Editorial Board member: Food Control and Journal of Transformative Learning
Peer-review: Reviewed 172 journal articles for 13 different journals

Professional Activities:
                    Developed and teach nine different graduate and undergraduate courses: Introduction to HACCP, Food Safety Modernization Act, Introduction to Food Industry, Audit Programs (SQF, BRC), Sanitation, Quality Control I, Quality Control II, Foodborne Allergen and Toxins, and Oklahoma Industry Experience
   
Honors and Awards:
1.    Extension Program Impact Story Contest Winner: Team lead - 2021
2.    Early Carrier Teaching Award Nominee- 2020
3.    Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Outstanding Faculty Award-2018
4.    Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service Outstanding Group Award for Educational Program - Farm Focus Food Safety – 2015
Grants Received (Selected out of 39 totaling $6,099,068.94):
1) Produce Safety Rule Training and Technical Assistance to Oklahoma Growers. FDA cooperative agreement (2020-21). Project Role PI
2.  Food Safety training and Assistance for the Cottage Law Home Baker. USDA-NIFA (2017-2019).  Project number: 1014315. Role CO-PI

3. Novel Antimicrobial Ice Based Clean-In-Place Meat Grinder Sanitation Process Development and Optimization. Private Industry (2017-2018). Role CO-PI

4. Labeling of mechanically tenderized not ready to eat beef products. Private Industry (2018). Role CO-PI
    
SYNERGISTIC ACITVITIES:
1.    USDA State Coordinator- Oklahoma; Food Safety Expert- FSPCA- TAN; Food Safety Taskforce Member- Oklahoma;

2.    Co-PI in the USDA national needs grant “ Food Manufacturing and Safety Mentoring Program to Develop Future Food Industry Leaders” which aims at increasing the number of  food safety professionals from underrepresented groups

3.    Relevant Certificates: PSA Lead Trainer, Preventive Controls for Human Food Lead Trainer, Preventive Controls for Animal Food Lead Trainer, Foreign Supplier Verification Program Lead Trainer, SQF Registered Trainer, SQF Registered Trainer for Quality Systems, BRC Approved Training Partner, Third Party Auditor (BRC), SQF Lead Auditor, Internal Auditor, HACCP, Better Process Control School and Food Labeling. 

 


 


Cathy Carlson - CFSC
Added by Cathy Carlson • Last updated November 6, 2020
Type: People
Topic: General (PCHF); Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF); Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs); Preventive Controls (PCs); Food Safety Plan; General (PSR); Produce Safety Rule (PSR); Worker Health, Hygiene & Training; Soil Amendments; Wildlife, Domestic Animals & Land Use; Ag Water (Preharvest); Ag Water (Postharvest); Postharvest Handling & Sanitation; Food Safety Plans; Record Keeping; Traceability
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Type: People
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Type: People
Topic: General (PCHF); Preventive Controls for Human Foods (PCHF); Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs); Preventive Controls (PCs); Food Safety Plan; General (PSR); Produce Safety Rule (PSR); Worker Health, Hygiene & Training; Soil Amendments; Wildlife, Domestic Animals & Land Use; Ag Water (Preharvest); Ag Water (Postharvest); Postharvest Handling & Sanitation; Food Safety Plans; Record Keeping; Traceability
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