Martin Bucknavage

Senior Food Safety Extension Associate


    Food safety training – HACCP, FSMA Preventive Controls, ServSafe, volunteer organizations, farmers’ markets, etc
    Control of food spoilage and foodborne pathogens
    Quality systems – sanitation, allergens, environmental testing, sustainability and auditing
    Food processing and preservation
    Food supply chain – supplier control, traceability and recall
    FSMA - Preventive controls for human food
    FSMA - Preventive controls for animal feed



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    About Me

    Professional Summary

    • Fifteen years of technical management experience in the food industry with a broad scope of capabilities, including quality system development, regulatory affairs, and operational process analysis and improvement.
    • Consulting and teaching experience in Preventive Controls, HACCP, food safety, food defense, food safety audits, and employee training programs.

    Certifications and Trainings

    • FSMA Preventive Controls for Human Food - FSPCA instructor (2015)
    • FSMA Preventive Controls for Animal Food - FSPCA instructor (2016)
    • FSMA Foreign Supplier Verification Program - FSPCA instructor (2017)
    • HACCP - Approved instructor by International HACCP Alliance (2009), Meat and Poultry HACCP (Penn State, 2007), Seafood HACCP (Seafood HACCP Alliance, 2006), Juice HACCP (NFPA, 2001), and HACCP Fundamentals (ABC Research, 1994).
    • Food Safety - Approved Instructor (ServSafe by NRA, 2007, and SuperSafeMark by FMI, 2007)
    • Audit - SQF Certified Consultant (2009), ASQ Certified Quality Auditor (2006)
    • Food Defense and Security - Auditor, IFT Food Defense Task Force (2010), Approved instructor for Agricultural and Food Vulnerability and Assessment - a DHS certified training course (2008),


    • College of Agricultural Sciences, Staff Laureate Trailblazer Award, 2010


    MBA, The Pennsylvania State University, 1996 M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Food Science and Technology, 1988 B.S., the Pennsylvania State University, Microbiology, 1985