Course Fee: $650.00 (USD)
EDUCATOR AND CONSULTANT
Dave Wankowski has an extensive background in managing global regulatory compliance as well as food safety and quality systems. He is currently the President of Badgerland Food Safety Solutions LLC. Prior to Badgerland, Dave worked for the Kraft Heinz Company for 23 years where he held several key global leadership positions in regulatory compliance, auditing, corporate quality systems, food safety and plant management. Dave started his career with Peck Foods/Cargill in 1982, moving on to Doskocil Foods/Tyson before joining Kraft in 1993. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, a leader and committee member of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), a graduate of the FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food Lead Instructor training. He held key industry coalition roles with Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI), International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) and Institute of Food Technologists (IFT). He has also worked closely with US (FDA, USDA, DHS, CBP), state food authorities and foreign governments regarding foods safety policy and regulatory reform based on science and industry application for success. His work has led to significant advancements with forming regulatory rule understanding and compliance with the FDA Bioterrorism Act, GMP modernization, food registry, Listeria monocytogenes regulatory limits, Control of Salmonella in Low-Moisture Foods and Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).