Thursday, 20 November 2014

Food safety expert appointed Professor

Following her successful application to the Professorial and Readership Committee and external review, Carol Wallace has been confirmed as Professor of Food Safety Management Systems.

Professor Wallace's background is in microbiology/applied food safety and her career spans 30 years in the food industry and food safety education.

Her research interests include food safety system effectiveness from farm to fork and food safety support needs of SMEs and Consumers. She is currently Co-Director of the International Institute of Nutritional Sciences and Applied Food Safety Studies at UCLan.

Professor Wallace commented: "This year's Dubai International Food Safety Conference was especially memorable for me as I received the confirmation of my appointment as Professor of Food Safety Management Systems shortly after arriving in Dubai.

"I'm really looking forward to the challenges of this new role, working with the food industry and other researchers to continue striving for effective and practical food safety control strategies.

"The Dubai conference is a really good example of this type of work, bringing together industry practitioners, regulatory/government personnel and academics to improve consumer protection through strengthening food safety systems."

For more information about Professor Wallace please click here.

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