VM 826 – Full Summer Elective Creating a Food Safety Culture

March 10, 2017

Not just on-campus executive education, VM 826 Creating A Food Safety Culture combines this 2 ½ day face-to-face interactive experience with a full summer elective course, taught online by Frank Yiannas, Vice President of Food Safety and Health, Walmart.  The summer course will be based on two books authored by Frank Yiannas entitled Food...

Food Lawyers Face Challenges

March 8, 2017

The Winter 2017 issue of Food Cosmetics & Nutraceuticals (American Bar Association) contains an article written by MS in Food Safety alumnus, Charles (Charley) F. Woodhouse, Esq. The article is entitled "Food Lawyers Face Challenges from 21st Century Logistics, FSMA, and the Clean Label Movement," and focuses on the impact of the "Clean...

One Health in Nepal

March 8, 2017

In May, Director of the Online MS in Food Safety program, Dr. Melinda Wilkins, DVM, MPH, PhD, will be leading a group of MSU students on a 3-week Study Abroad visit to Nepal.  According to Dr. Wilkins, the focus of this 6-credit course will be on One Health, which is “the recognition of the interconnected nature of humans, animals and the...

Congratulations Heather Ricks!

February 24, 2017

On February 1st, Heather Ricks, Academic Advisor for the Online MS in Food Safety program, was promoted to the position of Assistant Director. Heather continues in her role as student advisor, but has now expanded her responsibilities.

In this new role, Heather will provide assistance to program director, Dr. Melinda Wilkins, with the...

Online MSFS Launches New Website

February 10, 2017

The Online MS in Food Safety (MSFS) program has launched a new website!  It went live on February 8th, following 9 months of planning and development.  Heidi Chen, the MSFS program’s academic technology coordinator, led the project, working diligently with web designers and fellow staff members to bring the new site online.