Dr. Randall Huffman is Chief Food Safety and Sustainability Officer at Maple Leaf Foods. This role encompasses leadership of Food Safety and Quality, Occupational Health, Safety and Security, Environmental Sustainability and Compliance, Animal Care and Corporate Engineering. His team is responsible for executing world class strategies to deliver on Maple Leaf Foods’ commitments to produce safe, great tasting food produced in a safe work environment and to become the most sustainable protein company on earth.
Prior to joining Maple Leaf Foods, Dr. Huffman served as President of the American Meat Institute (AMI) Foundation, as well as Senior Vice President Scientific Affairs for 9 years at AMI. Earlier in his career he held senior positions related to food safety, quality assurance and product development in North America’s food industry.
Dr. Huffman holds a Ph.D. and Master of Science degree in Meat and Animal Science from the University of Florida, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree from Auburn University. He is a member of the Board of Directors for North American Meat Institute, an active member and past president of the American Meat Science Association and a member of the International Association of Food Protection and the Institute of Food Technologists.