Lisa Yakas - Senior Microbiologist - Food Division, NSF International
Prior to joining NSF International, Yakas was a Food Scientist for Elopak, Inc., a global food packaging company. There, she conducted microbiological and chemical tests on food packaging equipment and materials, operated and maintained the Microbiology and Food Science laboratories and conducted customer hygiene plant audits.
Yakas is a member of several professional organizations, including the Institute of Food Technologists, International Association of Food Protection and both the Michigan and National Environmental Health Associations. She earned both a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Food Science from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.
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