Scott Hood


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Scott is the Director of Food Safety for the General Mills Global Scientific & Regulatory Affairs team.  He has more than 30 years of experience in the food industry and for the last 19 years has held various roles in quality and food safety at General Mills.  Scott has been an active leader in initiatives related to the microbiological safety of food, including; the National Advisory Committee on the Microbiological Criteria for Food, the GMA Microbiological Safety Committee and the University of Georgia Center for Food Safety.  Scott has a BS in Food Science from the University of Wisconsin and has both an MS & PhD in Food Science from the University of Minnesota.