Produce Alliance hires Director of Food Safety & Quality Assurance



July 1, 2016

Barbara Hulick has been hired as Produce Alliance LLC's senior director of food safety. Hulick brings two decades of experience in innovating and implementing food safety policies, according to a news release.

Melissa Melshenker Ackerman, executive vice president of sales at Produce Alliance, said Hulick’s “in depth experience along the supply chain coupled with her high-level education in (the Food Safety Modernization Act) will give Produce Alliance the firepower it needs to continue to be an industry leader.”

Hulick started food safety consulting company The Albury Group LLC after working from plant manager to the director of foodservice and product improvement at Country Fresh LLC, according to a news release. She has a master's in global food law and policy and a master's in food safety, both from Michigan State University.

"Produce Alliance stands apart from the competition because of its steadfast commitment to the food safety values in the fresh produce industry,” Hulick said in the release.

(The Packer Article