Earlier this year, there were illnesses reported in Iowa that may be associated with Salmonella contamination in a chicken salad product. A public health alert was issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service, which reverberated in grocery stores not only in Iowa but also Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska and South … Continue reading “Teaming up to Tame Poultry Pathogens”
Global Scientific Marketing Manager John David earned both a B.S. in Biotechnology and a M.S. in Molecular Biology and Genetics at the University of Delaware. He has expertise in molecular biology and microbiology, and has held previous roles in diagnostic assay development and systems integration. In 2010, John joined 3M Food Safety’s global technical services organization as the technical expert for pathogen detection solutions. As a member of the core development team for the 3M™ Molecular Detection System, he managed the development of the system's software and engaged customers in multiple countries to shape the system design. John then transitioned to a global marketing role, leading the commercialization of innovative solutions including the next generation 3M™ Molecular Detection Assays and the 3M™ Petrifilm™ Lactic Acid Bacteria Count Plate. John is currently the global scientific marketing manager for 3M Food Safety, leading global customer education initiatives and the creation of impactful scientific content in partnership with industry experts. He is active in food industry organizations including the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) and the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI).