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UW-Extension Specialists

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  • Barbara Ingham, Extension Food Scientist
    Professor, Dept. Food Science
    Phone: (608) 263-7383

    Extension focus: Food safety and quality for consumers; fruit and vegetable safety; GAPs training.

  • Jeff Sindelar, Extension Meat Specialist
    Associate Professor, Dept. Animal Sciences
    Phone: (608) 262.0555

    Extension focus: Providing assistance to meat processors in the areas of product development, problem solving and regulatory compliance; Serving as a liaison between academia, government and the meat industry; Coordination of meat science workshops and training programs; Providing involvement and support to youth meat science related activities.

    Research focus: Quality and sensory characteristics of processed meats; Non-meat ingredient functionality in meat products; Investigating intervention strategies to control pathogenic bacteria in meat products.