BURKE Hires Quality Assurance and Technical Service Team

BURKE Hires Quality Assurance and Technical Service TeamNEVADA, Iowa—Burke Corporation, leader in fully cooked meat products, has announced that Amanda Lockhart will be Director of Quality Assurance and Technical Services. Lockhart joins the Burke team to oversee food safety and quality systems and support the operations, sales and marketing groups.

“Amanda’s deep experience and knowledge of food safety and quality systems will help lead our outstanding Burke team in its continuing commitment to excellence for our customers,” said President David Weber.

A Kansas State University graduate, Lockhart comes to Burke from Hormel Corporate Quality Assurance, where she served as Food Safety and Quality Audit Coordinator, traveling to perform food safety and quality systems audits of manufacturers and ingredient suppliers. Formerly, as Quality Control Supervisor and HACCP Coordinator for Hormel, she was the plant liaison to the local USDA officials and played an integral role in developing and maintaining food safety, quality systems and process control programs.

“I am enthusiastic about continuing to meet Burke’s uncompromising standards,” said Lockhart. “I’m passionate about protecting and promoting the products we supply, and I know the Burke team will continue to meet and exceed the demands of our industry by providing exceptional, great-tasting products to our customers.”

For more information about Burke fully cooked meat products, visit www.BurkeCorp.com.

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Iowa-based Burke Corporation is an industry leader in fully cooked ethnic and specialty meats for foodservice and industrial markets with products under four brands: PREMORO® Italian meats, TEZZATA® Mexican meats, MAGNIFOODS® specialty meats and NATURASELECT® natural and organic meats, as well as customized private label products. www.BurkeCorp.com

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