About the Author
JENNYLYND JAMES, PHD, was a technical manager at the Irish company Keelings Multiples and is now a Food Consultant based in Dublin, Ireland. Before moving to Ireland in 2004, Dr. James worked as the Senior Manager of Corporate Quality Assurance at Dole Food Company in Westlake, California, where she established food safety programs for tropical fruit operations in Latin America. Previously, she served as Director of Research & Development and Product Safety at Boskovich Farms, Inc. She received both a BSc in biochemistry and a PhD in food science from McGill University, Canada, as well as an MSc in food technology from the University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago. Dr. James has published several peer-reviewed articles in Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, Journal of Food Biochemistry, American Journal of Enology and Viticulture, and the Journal of Food Quality.