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Alumnus Jared Parko Named Deputy Director

September 5, 2016

While working in a food safety laboratory in Ohio, Jared Parko discovered the Online Master of Science in Food Safety program at Michigan State University. That was just a few years ago. Today Parko is employed as the Deputy Director for the Ohio Department of Agriculture.

Upon graduating the program in 2014, Parko was...

Spartans Making a Food Pantry Impact

September 1, 2016

What started out as a focus group on food safety training needs at a national conference has turned into a training book meeting the needs of 200 food banks and 60,000 partner agencies.  And that was just in the beginning.

ServSafe Food Handler Guide for Food Banking was created by Online Master of Science in Food Safety Alumna Mitzi...

Creating A Food Safety Culture with Frank Yiannas

December 13, 2015

Back by popular demand - Creating a Food Safety Culture Executive Education will run June 17 - 19, 2015 on the beautiful MSU Campus. The program includes two days of sessions facilitated by Frank Yiannas, Vice President of Food Safety & Health, Walmart, USA and Adjunct Professor in the Online Master of...

View The Robert Leader Endowed Lecture

December 13, 2015

Dr. Peter Daszak, president of EcoHealth Alliance, New York, NY, presented, "Research and Outreach on Global Health, Conservation and International Development - Identifying and Prediciting the Impact of Emerging Diseases Across the Globe" at the 2015 Robert Leader Endowed Lecture, Friday, June 19, 2015.  To view the lecture...

Dewey Longuski joins MSFS staff as Academic Specialist

December 13, 2015

Michigan native and MSU alumnus, Dewey Longuski is the newest member of the MSFS team. His top priority will be guiding and assisting students through their final project which is part of VM 815, Applied Food Safety.  In 1987, Longuski earned his B.S. in Animal Science and subsequently worked as a herdsman at the MSU Experimental Fur Farm.  In...