Speaker "Darin Detwiler" Details Back



Dr. Darin Detwiler is the Assistant Dean at Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies in Boston, MA, and a Professor Food Policy and Safety. He is the lead faculty for the MS: Regulatory Affairs of Food program, focusing on food regulatory compliance and on Blockchain. For over 25 years, Dr, Detwiler has worked with the U.S. government and food industry in strengthening food safety policies, particularly in the areas of consumer education, product labeling, and their pathogen reduction program. He has served in various educational and advisory capacities, including appointments to two terms as a USDA national policy advisor as well as two terms as a council member for the Conference for Food Protection, identifying and addressing emerging problems of food safety to influence model laws and regulations among all government agencies. As a consultant, Dr. Detwiler provides risk-based consultation to regulatory and industry customers on compliance issues. A U.S. Navy nuclear submarine veteran, Dr. Detwiler holds a Doctorate in Law and Policy from Northeastern University. He is writing his forthcoming book on “Food Safety: Past, Present, and Predictions” for Elsevier Publishing, due out in 2019. Dr. Detwiler is the 2018 recipient of the INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR FOOD PROTECTION’s Distinguished Service Award (sponsored by Food Safety Magazine.)