The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announced Terry Levee as its new director of food safety programs. Levee will be responsible for developing and implementing programs and activities geared toward helping retail and wholesale food companies meet critical food safety needs. He will report to Hilary Thesmar, Ph.D., RD, FMI’s VP of food safety programs.
Levee’s industry tenure includes positions at two FMI member companies, Giant Food/Ahold USA and Winn Dixie Stores Inc. At Giant, he monitored company wide food safety performance to ensure all practices met Ahold, Giant, local, state, county and federal food safety standards and regulations. Prior to working at Giant, Levee served 19 years at Winn-Dixie, as its technical, scientific and regulatory expert for all food safety and retail quality assurance issues and programs.