PCQI Certification, 100% Online

June 15, 2017
Starting August 1st, the Online Master of Science in Food Safety Program will be launching its first course, Preventive Controls for Human Food, in their newly established Continuing Education in Food Safety Initiative. 

Creating a Food Safety Culture Executive Education 2017

June 15, 2017

On May 23 - 26, the Online Master of Science in Food Safety held their annual executive training program, Creating a Food Safety Culture (CFSC).  CFSC opened with a lecture by Frank Yiannas, Vice President for Food Safety & Health at Walmart who facilitated the two days of sessions.  Guest lecturer for The Robert Leader Endowment Lecture...

Keith Bezant Niblett, 2017 Creating A Food Safety Culture Guest Speaker

February 3, 2017

Keith Bezant Niblett is a member of Executive Development Programs at the Broad College of Business, Michigan State University.  His focus is on whole program design and development of customized and international programs. A part of his remit has been to develop a Global Strategy for his College. An essential element of the early...

Making Your Bacon Better

January 31, 2017

Bacon lovers everywhere, Dr. Scott Allen Kramer is your hero.  A recent graduate of the Online Master of Science in Food Safety at MSU, Dr. Kramer is also a swine veterinarian at HyLife Ltd., La Broquerie, MB Canada.

In addition to his role as a swine veterinarian working to maintain and improve herd health and welfare, he is a validator...

Alumna Dr. Sylvia Angubua Baluka Returns to MSU

November 22, 2016

During the 2009 Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics Conference in Durban, South Africa, Sylvia Angubua Baluka, BVM, PhD, first learned of the Online Master of Science in Food Safety at Michigan State University. Since graduating from the program she has published six research papers, been awarded $260,000 in research grants...

Goals, Rewards, and Success

November 2, 2016

Alumna Barbara A. Hulick, who was recently appointed Director of Food Safety and Quality Assurance, Produce Alliance LLC., says she plans, “to spread my wings further and help more and more players in the food industry achieve safety, quality and success in their businesses.  That to me is a very rewarding goal.”


Register Now! Creating A Food Safety Culture Executive Education 2017

November 1, 2016

Creating A Food Safety Culture Executive Education will be offered May 24-26, 2017 on the beautiful MSU Campus.

The program includes two days of sessions facilitated by Frank Yiannas, Vice President of Food Safety & Health,...

William "Bill" Marler, 2017 Creating A Food Safety Culture Guest Speaker

October 29, 2016

An accomplished personal injury lawyer and national expert in food borne illness litigation, William Marler has been a major force in food safety policy in the United States and abroad.  He and his partners at Marler Clark have represented thousands of individuals in claims against food...

Mike Taylor, 2017 Guest Lecturer, The Robert Leader Endowed Lecture

October 29, 2016

Mike Taylor is an independent consultant, a senior fellow at the Meridian Institute in Washington, D.C, and an advisor to the Food and Society Program at the Aspen Institute.  His primary interest is food safety and food security in Africa and other developing regions.

Until June 1, 2016, Mr. Taylor...

Leading and Sharing Food Safety Knowledge

September 23, 2016

Bridget Sweet is not only preparing to graduate from the Online Master of Science in Food Safety program in May, she is also helping to prepare the State of Rhode Island with a strategic plan for all food systems. Bridget is actively involved with the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) in several capacities and with the...

Alumna Tonya Vasquez Promoted to Territory Manager, Neogen

September 20, 2016

Growing up on a farm in Southwest Michigan, Alumna Tonya Vasquez is no stranger to food safety. Throughout her professional career, she has utilized her knowledge of food which she gathered from cultivating, growing, and canning her own food on the family farm. Tonya left Michigan to receive a Biology of Arts Degree from Fisk...

Brian Kraus from Student to Teacher

September 19, 2016

From the meat industry to ice cream, current student Brian Kraus has built a 30-year career keeping consumers' food safe and enjoyable. Located in Le Mars, Iowa, Brian is the Senior Manager of Food Safety and Regulator Compliance of Wells Enterprises, Inc., Manufacturer of Blue Bunny Ice Cream.

His food safety expertise now includes...