Emily McBride is an applications chemist at Emerald Kalama Chemical LLC whose focus is on product and applications development for dibenzoate esters. She holds a B.S. in chemistry from The University of California-Sacramento and an M.S. in polymer chemistry from the University of Oregon.
Food safety matters continue to take center stage across the entire supply chain. Over the last two decades, a series of high-profile international food safety concerns—from bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), listeria, dioxin and other toxins—have given rise to industry-driven initiatives such as the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and other legislative actions around the world.