NEVADA, Iowa — Burke Corporation, leader in fully cooked meat products and pizza toppings, has named Heather Snyder as Lab Manager. Snyder was formerly a lecturer on food safety with Iowa State University who ran HACCP and food microbiology workshops throughout Iowa and has helped develop online FDA training. As Lab Manager, Snyder will lead the team responsible for testing for Burke’s stringent product quality control and develop quality assurance and HACCP programs for food safety. “Leading her team, Heather’s professional expertise and dedication to food safety will keep Burke’s excellent product quality at the top of the industry,” said David Weber, President. She will report to Casey Frey, VP Research & Development. Snyder received her master of science from ISU, Ames, Iowa, in Microbiology. Her undergraduate degree concentrated on food safety in production animals. Before lecturing for food safety outreach, working in the ISU Food Safety Research Lab, and attending ISU’s College of Veterinary Medicine she worked for three years as a hospital manager in Ventura, California. Snyder’s professional affiliations include the International Association for Food Protection, the American Meat Science Association and the American Society of Microbiology. For more information about Burke fully cooked meat products, visit www.BurkeCorp.com. ABOUT BURKE CORPORATION Iowa-based Burke Corporation is an industry leader in fully cooked ethnic and specialty meats for foodservice and industrial markets with products under brands, including SWISS AMERICAN SAUSAGE CO. pepperoni, 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
June 21, 2018 | Press Releases
Congratulations to Pinthouse Pizza, Winner of Escalon and Polly-O’s “Capture a Better Slice” Giveaway.
ESCALON, CA, June 20, 2018 – Escalon Premier Brands and Polly-O Cheese would like to thank everyone who visited their booth at the International Pizza Expo this year. Show attendees were invited to scan their badge to enter to win the “Capture a Better Slice” giveaway. Pinthouse Pizza from Austin was the lucky winner of… Read More ›
June 19, 2018 | Press Releases
Elgin, Ill. (June 18, 2018) –Mark Easterday has been promoted to the newly created position of Executive Vice President of Middleby Brand Sales. Mark will be responsible for oversight of the Middleby Representative Groups in the U.S. and Canada. Mark will direct the sales efforts and coordinate activities across the entire sales representation organization, working… Read More ›
June 18, 2018 | Press Releases
TROY, Ohio (June 14, 2018) — Hobart, the premium commercial food equipment manufacturer known for designing and building some of the most reliable, must-have equipment, hosted two food equipment giveaways recently and has announced the winners of both a custom-painted mixer and a food processor. Auniessa Asta, owner of 414 Pub & Pizza in Tempe,… Read More ›