San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) April 28, 2012
Food Safety Net Services (FSNS) is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Amit Morey to the Science and Technical Team. Dr. Morey has a strong background in the field of food safety, microbiology, chemistry, processing technologies and product quality. His expertise lies in the seafood, poultry, beef and pork industries. During his Ph.D. studies at Auburn University he researched the effects of an all natural antimicrobial on the growth of Listeria monocytogenes, along with physical attributes of ready-to-eat poultry products and consumer acceptability. Additional research Dr. Morey has conducted includes Salmonella, Listeria and Campylobacter on various foods and processing conditions as well as research on microbial shelf-life enhancement of fresh and processed foods, rapid methods of bacterial identification, bacterial fatty acids and taxonomy. Dr. Morey has worked on several emerging microbial intervention technologies including UV light application for decontamination of food contact surfaces and Modified Atmosphere Packaging and is well versed with the concept of GMPs, HACCP, standard protocols and methods. His graduate studies at Auburn University and The University of Alaska-Fairbanks provided him experience in various cultural and rapid diagnostic methods for identification and enumeration of microorganisms.
Dr. Melinda Hayman said, “We are very pleased to welcome Amit to FSNS. Our Science and Technical team will continue to expand and diversify our scientific expertise while meeting or exceeding the turn-around time expectations of our customers.”
Food Safety Net Services continues to expand the department of Special Projects that now encompasses a team of scientists who are dedicated to partnering with the food industry to offer solutions in food safety, including experimental design, evaluation of antimicrobial processes and method validation.
About Food Safety Net Services:
Food Safety Net Services (FSNS) is corporately based out of San Antonio, TX; it is a national network of ISO 17025 accredited testing laboratories open 24/7, 365 days a year. FSNS provides expert technical resources that assist companies with implementing food safety and quality programs that deliver critical information needed to continually improve process controls. Additional services include GFSI approved auditing and consulting capabilities.