2022 International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) Annual Meeting

Booth Number: 424

LOCATION: David L. Lawrence Convention Center: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

July 31 through August 3, 2022

Ecolab is proud to be a participant in the 2022 IAFP Annual Meeting. This event is attended by more than 3,800 of the top industry, academic, and governmental food safety professionals from around the world and provides attendees with information on current and emerging food safety issues, the latest science, and innovative solutions to new and recurring problems.

IAFP 2022 Ecolab Event Page

Meet Ecolab's Food Safety Experts at IAFP

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Lisa Robinson

Vice President, Global Food Safety & Public Health

Lisa R. Robinson is vice president of Global Food Safety and Public Health within the Research, Development & Engineering function of Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services that protect people and vital resources.

In this role, Lisa leads a global network of divisionally aligned food safety and public health team members and is responsible for the functional leadership of the company’s food safety and public health strategies.

Lisa Robinson is a recognized industry expert in food safety and public health protocols and strategies. She joined Ecolab in 2019, following nine years at SunOpta, Inc., where she most recently served as vice president of Food Safety and Quality Assurance. Lisa Robinson previously held positions in food safety and quality assurance at Target Corporation, Pepsi Bottling Group, General Mills, Inc. and Schreiber Foods, Inc.

Lisa Robinson has a master’s degree in Food Safety and a bachelor’s degree in Food Science from Michigan State University.

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Mandy Sedlak

Senior Food Safety and Public Health Manager for EcoSure, a business of Ecolab. 

Mandy is a Sr. Manager of Food Safety and Public Health at EcoSure and a member of the Ecolab Global Food Safety and Public Health team.  She partners to provide technical and practical expertise in brand protection and is responsible for supporting customers to build and maintain systems, adopt best practices, and mitigate risks in their day-to-day operations working through industry challenges and helping find solutions.

Mandy has 20+ years of experience in industry operations, quality assurance and leading food safety and procurement teams with leading foodservice brands.

She is also a member of multiple organizations including the board of Business Industry Affiliates, (NEHA BIA),  Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO), and CFP (Conference for Food Protection).

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Jill Hollinsworth

Dr. Hollingsworth provides guidance and consulting services to the food industry, with a focus on food retail operations and regulatory compliance.

Prior to Ecolab, Dr. Hollingsworth was the Sr. VP for Food Safety at the Food Marketing Institute. While there, she formed the U.S. Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI), one of the world’s largest supplier certification programs. She also developed the Safe Mark food safety training program for retailers, which certifies thousands of food handlers annually.

Dr. Hollingsworth also spent 15 years at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service where she served as the Assistant Deputy Administrator for science and public health.

Dr. Hollingsworth has a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science and a doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Georgia.


Jeremy Adler

Jeremy Adler, PhD

Dr. Adler is a Sr. RD&E program leader for food safety. His primary responsibilities center on supporting the Global Food and Beverage innovation pipeline and deploying customer-facing food safety and quality management solutions as a core element of Ecolab digital innovation programs. Additionally, he works closely with Regulatory on proposed legislation that has the potential to impact Ecolab F&B and its customers. He has authored and co-authored several peer-reviewed publications in the Journal of Food Protection and Journal of Food Science.

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Dr. Amani Babekir

Sanitation, food equipment, microbiology, parasitology, epidemiology, risk assessment & data analytics, quality assurance

Dr. Babekir provides guidance and consultation to the food industry, particularly quick service restaurants and food retail, on microbiological evaluation, food safety programs, equipment hygiene design, risk assessment & data analytics, and produce safety.

She developed analytical approaches to enhance food safety monitoring programs and improve compliance. She has published research on foodborne parasites and risk assessment tools. 
Prior to Ecolab, Dr. Babekir gained experience on international food safety regulations and the Codex Alimentarius. 

Dr. Babekir has a doctorate in Veterinary Medicine and an M.S in Microbiology from the University of Khartoum Sudan, and an M.S in Quality Assurance from California State University. Also, she is a PhD candidate in NC A&T University. She is a certified professional in food safety and has the Microsoft Professional Data Scientist certification.

Partnering to Provide Safe Food

Learn more about the industries we serve below.

Food & Beverage Processing

There's nothing more vital than the world's food supply. And our appetite for finding better food manufacturing solutions is never-ending. We can help optimize every aspect of your food or beverage processing operation and deliver measurable improvements in operational efficiency, plant sustainability and product safety.

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Food Retail

Our expertise in the Food Retail industry is built on enhancing customer experience through comprehensive solutions for food safety, quality assurance and clean, sanitized operations. Solutions like SaniSave and LmENTARY help supermarket, warehouse and big box chains ensure thorough cleaning, but also greatly simplify the cleaning process and provide savings to their bottom line through the use of less labor, water and energy.


Our restaurant customers need ways to ensure their vegetables, fruits, ice and other food products won't make people sick. Our programs ensure guest satisfaction and enhance your brand through solutions that protect food safety, improve efficiency and deliver exceptional clean throughout your foodservice operation.

Pest Elimination

We understand the importance of preventing pests before they have the chance to threaten your customers' safety and damage your reputation. Ecolab Pest Elimination has more than 30 years of pest management experience. We offer scientifically proven protocols that are personally delivered by service specialists who understand your business.

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