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Register Now! Creating A Food Safety Culture Executive Education 2018

November 20, 2017

Creating A Food Safety Culture Executive Education will be offered May 22-25, 2018 on the beautiful MSU Campus.

The program includes three days of sessions facilitated by Frank Yiannas, Vice President of Food Safety & Health, Walmart, USA and...

New Food Safety Non-credit Course Available

August 18, 2017

The MSU Online MS in Food Safety Program is pleased to announce an expansion into continuing education by launching the new Online Continuing Education in Food Safety (OCEFS) program.  OCEFS will provide non-credit professional short courses for anyone interested in learning about a new topic or in need of a refresher.

Our first course...

Michigan's University Research Corridor Ranks High Among Leading U.S. Research Clusters

December 7, 2013

Michigan’s University Research Corridor ranks high among eight university innovation clusters in a new measure that examines research and development spending, research commercialization and talent production, according to a new economic impact report.

The URC – consisting of Michigan State University, the University of Michigan and...

Alumna Lynn Swiech Returning for Executive Education

December 7, 2013

In the time since Lynn Swiech, Senior Manager Global Food Safety and Quality Systems at The Hershey Company started the MSU Online MS in Food Safety, five Hershey’s employees have been students in the program. Because of their positive experiences and commitment to food safety, Lynn and seven others from The Hershey Company will visit MSU’s...

Food Safety Spring Seminar Series

December 7, 2013

The Michigan State University Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences is sponsoring a Spring Seminar Series with a focus area on Food Safety Research.  The series involves MSU faculty as presenters from other institutions. 

Ensuring Pathogen Inactivation in Ready-To-Eat Foods: Now Everyone Has To Do It!
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Turning a Thought into an App...

December 7, 2013

Kerry Kenny, “had been in the food additive industry for years,” when he came across the Online Master of Science in Food Safety booth at an IFT Conference.  After speaking with the Program Director Dr. Julie Funk, he thought, “This program is for me, it is a perfect fit for my job and developing my career.” He graduated Fall Semester (December...

A "Fresh" Approach

December 7, 2013

“Food safety is always a challenge, and it is always interesting,” says Nye Joell Hardy, who is a MS in Food Safety graduate student and also the Senior Food Safety Manager at Dole Fresh Vegetables.  In regard to how critical food safety is to the food supply, she adds: “We have to be problem solvers.”

Nye will be the...

Exciting Change - MS in Food Safety Program

December 7, 2013

Beginning Fall Semester 2013, the required course VM 810 Introduction to Food Safety, will be changed to a fully online format.  The on-campus portion will no longer be part of the program requirements. 

VM 810 has been canceled for Summer Semester 2013 while this transition is being implemented.

VM 810 Changes...

On The Move

December 7, 2013

If you ask MSU MS in Food Safety Alumna Cathy M. Crawford about her career she says, “I am a dedicated food safety consultant and an enthusiastic trainer with experience in FSIS and FDA regulated industries.”  Her LinkedIn profile lists her Specialties as: HACCP, food safety training, SQF, auditing, GFSI program development, BRC, FSSC 22000,...

Taking the Prize

December 7, 2013

Peggy Trommater, Administrative Assistant, opened her email one May morning to find the following, “Congratulations on being chosen to receive the 2013 Krehbiel Distinguished Staff Award…I am extremely proud of your dedication and commitment to the college…”  this from  Chris Brown, Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine.  She entered Program...

Advising Students Globally

December 7, 2013

Academic Advisor Heather Ricks traveled to the University College of Maastricht, Netherlands to attend the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA - US) Conference. The three-day (June) event attracted 225 advisors, administrators, and instructors from 18 countries. 

“Interacting with the advisors and faculty at UCM was a unique...

Faculty Published in Medical Journal

December 7, 2013

Drs. Theresa Bernardo and Julie Funk's Research Published on Social Media for Disease Surveillance

The review titled "...