Food Safety Summit presented by Food Safety Magazine

Drew McDonaldDrew McDonald
Vice President Quality & Food Safety
Taylor Farms

Drew is the Vice President Quality & Food Safety at Taylor Fresh Foods, Salinas CA. He has over 20 years’ experience in Fresh Produce and Fresh Foods. He oversees the quality and food safety programs across the food service, retail, and deli operations. Drew works with an impressive team developing and managing appropriate and practical quality and food safety programs for fresh food and produce products. Over the course of his career he has worked with growers and processors of fresh food and produce items all over the world. He currently serves on numerous food safety-related technical committees and has participated in the authorship of many produce food safety guidelines. He is the current chairman of the Center for Produce Food Safety’s Technical Committee and the Chairman of United Fresh’s Technical Council. Drew received his education from Lawrence University in Wisconsin. He currently lives in the Monterey area with his wife Aimee and their three young girls. When he is not working he enjoys cycling, tennis, and playing guitar.