Spartan leads food safety strategy in Feeding America's fight against hunger

December 13, 2014

Feeding America spearheads the fight against hunger in the United States, providing 3.2 billion meals annually and leading an impressive empire of a network of more than 200 food banks nationwide.

So who is the general in charge of ensuring that all that food is safe? A Spartan.  

Mitzi Baum, a...

Dr. Melinda Wilkins Named Program Director

December 13, 2014

Melinda J. Wilkins, DVM, MPH, PhD will become the Director of the Online Master of Science in Food Safety Program effective August 18, 2014. She comes to the program from MSU, where she is an Assistant Professor, Instructor and an Advisor in the online Program in Public Health.  Dr. Wilkins is a homegrown Spartan, receiving her BS and DVM from...

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...

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,...