FDSN Seminar Series: Food Safety & Quality Influence Across Business Functions and Strategies

Join the Department of Food Science and Nutrition for this FDSN Seminar Series event featuring Kurt Deibel, vice president of the Food Safety & Quality function for Kraft Heinz North America. The event will take place on April 16 from 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.


Kurt Deibel is vice president of the Food Safety & Quality function for Kraft Heinz North America, where he is responsible for quality and food safety for raw materials, innovation, and manufacturing, and leads programs related to regulatory compliance, labeling compliance, and food safety. In this talk, he will discuss how food safety and quality work collaboratively with other functions within a company (R&D, operations, legal, sales, marketing, procurement, etc.).

Prior to his current role, Deibel was the head of Innovation and Food Safety & Quality functions for Heinz North America. He holds a Ph.D. in food microbiology from The Ohio State University.

Click here to join the virtual event on April 16 or join by phone at (470) 236-1828 PIN: ‪547 023 471#.

The FDSN Seminar Series features guest lectures by invited speakers that broaden understanding and knowledge of various scientific topics and original research in food science and nutrition. Speakers include experts from academia, federal government agencies, and the food industry.

For more information, contact Cindy Koschetz at ckoschet@iit.edu.