Education Bachelor of Science, Biology (Microbiology Emphasis), Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, June 1988 Master of Science, Agricultural and Life Sciences, Food Safety Emphasis, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, June 2014 Experience June 1992 to June 1993 Senior Microbiologist: Nestlé Refrigerated Food Company June 1993 to June 1994...
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This handout covers how to choose safe food-contact surfaces in produce harvesting and wash/pack areas. It also offers tips to prevent contamination through surfaces. Available in English, French, Spanish, and Swahili
This handout covers GAPs traceability requirements for produce farms including lot codes, recordkeeping, and labeling. Available in English, French, Spanish, and Swahili
This handout covers first aid best practices to maintain food safety as well as worker safety on the produce farm. Available in English, French, Spanish, and Swahili
This workshop is designed for very small manufacturers of human food; businesses eligible for size-based qualified exemption from the Preventive Controls for Human Food Rule.
This blog post is for those using or considering a converted washing machine as greens spinner.
A video playlist outlining how to clean a salad spinner made from am washing machine.
A blog post addressing the hygienic design challenges of typical spray tables and provides some improved solutions.
An FSOP Project page for Sanitizing and Cleaning Resources for yoUr Business.
A blog post sharing some simple ways of increasing the safety and accuracy of sanitizer dispensing.