Saint Lucian Theodora Morille-Hinds will next month receive the Food Safety Magazine’s Distinguished Service Award, the US-based publication has announced.
According to the magazine, Morille-Hinds, M.Sc., will receive the award at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP), July 21–24, in Louisville, KY.
The publication in its May 31, 2019 edition, noted that she joined the Kellogg Company as a senior director of global food safety and sanitation in July 2011 and was promoted to vice president of global quality food safety in November 2013.
It said in that role, Morille-Hinds provides leadership for multiple global functions including food safety, quality compliance to design, quality innovation, supplier for ingredients, packaging and premiums, auditing and quality management systems.
Prior to joining Kellogg, she was employed by Kraft in Tarrytown, NY, it was reported.
Morille-Hinds is on the Food Safety Advisory Board of the University of Georgia and Tuskegee University, the Food Safety Magazine observed.
It also said she is President of the Board of Safe and Secure Approaches to Field Environments, and affiliated with a number of industry associations.
” She advocated and secured funding for the Center for Research on Ingredient Safety, which was formed to ensure credible, relevant information on ingredient safety is accessible to a wide range of decision-makers, at Michigan State University,” according to the publication.
Morille-Hinds is a former resident of the community of Gros Islet and a graduate of the Castries Comprehensive Secondary School (CCSS).