Fellow of the Institute of Food Science and Technology
Andrew Hudson has a BSc (Hons) from Bristol University and doctorate from the University of Waikato in New Zealand. His initial foray into food microbiology was at the Meat Industry Research Institute of New Zealand. Later, he joined NZ’s Institute of Environmental Science and Research where he was a Science Leader in Food Safety. The main focus was the control of foodborne bacterial pathogens using bacteriophages. He was also involved in various other projects with focus on Campylobacter, pathogenic Escherichia coli, Listeria and Yersinia. Now located in York, he recently he became a freelance scientist and writer under the ambit of Jorvik Food Safety Services. He is a Fellow of both the Institute of Food Science and Technology, and the New Zealand equivalent. Andrew has published 99 peer-reviewed papers, reviews and book chapters on various topics in microbiology, but with a distinct focus on food.