Melissa Calicchia

Melissa Calicchia is the founder and Chief Science Officer of Food Microbiological Laboratories, Inc. in Cypress, CA.  Melissa has over 30 years of experience in food safety and microbiology, and has authored numerous articles and book chapters regarding microbiological and food safety topics.  At Food Microbiological Laboratories, Inc, Melissa designs microbial shelf life and challenge studies, and other research projects to validate sanitation, and HACCP plan Critical Control Points.