Tara Riley is a Director of Food Safety and Quality at Savour Food Safety International. Born in Norwalk, Ohio, home of the Norovirus, she moved to Columbus in 2008 to study Food Science and Technology at The Ohio State University. Her 5+ years of experience began at Silliker (now Merieux Nutrsciences) as a Lab Technician, but lies extensively in plant QA and R&D for Nature’s One where she worked with Organic dairy products.
In addition, Tara has completed courses in PCQI: Human Food, HACCP, and SQF Post-Farm Gate). She is a member of the Institute of Food Technologists and the International Association for Food Protection.
Passionate about food, Tara believes in collaboration and transparency in the food industry from farm to fork and using sound science to solve today’s food industry problems.