In this episode, Jennifer Pulcipher, Director of Food Safety and Compliance and Kinsey Porter, Food Safety Manager for North Bay Produce, discuss working in food safety for a grower-owned cooperative. With 30 members representing over 2000 farms across North, Central, and South America, North Bay is a leader in fresh fruits and vegetables year-round. Headquartered in Traverse City, Michigan, North Bay markets and distributes products worldwide.
Jennifer holds a Master’s degree in Food Safety from Michigan State University and is responsible at North Bay for the oversight of foreign and domestic food safety programs; leading the charge on all corporate food safety and compliance initiatives. Kinsey is responsible for Food Safety Modernization Act compliance, partnering with growers to implement good food safety practices, and communicating North Bay’s food safety commitment with customers. In this episode, we hear how their training and passion make them powerful forces in their industry.