The Future of Produce Safety:
Of This I am Certain . . .
Dr. Bob Whitaker
Produce Marketing Association
The Central Valley Food Safety Committee, in partnership with the College of the Sequoias Training Resource Center, is kicking off the Summer with a hybrid meeting for food safety professionals and consultants. This event will be located at the Visalia Convention Center & Live Streamed.
|Dr. Bob Whitaker is a speaker and consultant in food safety and technology. Dr. Whitaker retired from the Produce Marketing Association in 2020 after 12 years as its Chief Science and Technology Officer. Prior to PMA, Dr. Whitaker served for a decade as Vice President of Operations and Food Safety for NewStar Fresh Foods, a grower, shipper, processor in Salinas, CA. Dr. Whitaker started his career in biotechnology at DNA Plant Technology joining as a post-doctoral scientist and becoming Vice President of Product Development over his 16-year career there, participating in the development of many new fruit and vegetable varieties.|