Food Safety Summit presented by Food Safety Magazine

Maile GradisonMichael Wood, Ph.D.
Manager, Food Safety & Quality

Dr. Wood is a Food Safety Leader with the Kroger Company, joining in 2021. In this role, he supports the Fresh Kitchen Program, produce safety and In-Store Fresh-Cut Produce Program.

Dr. Wood has held positions as the Market Microbiologist with Nestle USA, New Product Development Manager with Del Monte Fresh Produce and Research Manager with Analytical Food Laboratories.

Dr. Wood received his B.S. in Microbiology, his M.S., and Ph.D. in Food Microbiology, all from the University of Florida.