Jennifer Crandall founded Safe Food En Route, LLC in 2018, a food safety consulting firm that makes corporate level food safety programs accessible to small and medium sized companies. Jennifer is passionate about providing full solution, corporate-like food safety and quality programs to businesses that want to level up and works with her partner, ReposiTrak to help create an automated workflow around their food safety programs using software and automation to streamline and improve the process.
She has also has a passion for education as a regular guest lecturer and alumni contact for Purdue University Food Science students; and served served on the Curriculum Advisory Committee for Cincinnati State’s recently approved Culinary Arts and Applied Food Science Bachelor of Arts program. In 2020, Jennifer just contributed to Dr. Darin Detwiler’s book, Building the Future of Food Safety Technology: Blockchain and Beyond in hopes to provide more focus on food safety management programs in the early stages of food safety focused software platform development.
Prior to founding Safe Food En Route, LLC, Jennifer worked in the food industry in various roles including 8 years in dairy and juice manufacturing and 12 years at Kroger Corporate in their Corporate Food Technology and Sourcing departments. Jennifer worked in various roles exposing her from “farm to fork” which helped her understand the many obstacles within the supply chain. In her last 2 years at Kroger, she was the business lead for developing the software solution initially intended to ensure Kroger’s compliance to applicable FSMA regulations.
Jennifer has a Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science from Purdue University and an Associate’s Degree in Agriculture from Vincennes University. Throughout her career, she has achieved many other certifications to compliment her food safety centered career including HACCP, FSVP, PCQI, BRC Internal Auditor, SQF Practitioner, ServSafe and Gluten Free Certification Program (GFCP).
Day 1: Jun 9, 2021
PANEL DISCUSSION: PREVENT FOODBORNE ILLNESS
Safeguard Your Reputation and Increase Efficiency Through Digital Transformation
Foodborne illnesses can cost a company millions of dollars in recalled products, cause serious damage to brand reputation and have a lasting impact on consumer trust. Ensure that you are compliant with the latest rules and regulations, learn how to optimize digital technology to eliminate human error and create efficiencies from water and energy conservation. Take away actionable insights to:
- Determine the health of your processes across the supply chain
- Gain senior management buy-in for urgent technological investments
- Discover how and why a traditionally staid industry is now adopting digital transformation
Act now to prevent the next product recall and maintain consumer trust in your brand.