Gerald Wojtala has been named executive director of the International Food Protection Training Institute (IFPTI) in Battle Creek.
Wojtala, who has received the FDA commissioner's citation for his role investigating the outbreak of Heptatis A among school children from the consumption of strawberries, has been acting director since Dec. 1. He previously spent 26 years with the State of Michigan, most recently as deputy director of the Food Dairy Division of the Department of Agriculture.
||International Food Protection Training Institute
Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, BA in microbiology, Wayne State University, MA in food science, Detroit, MI
||Trenton High School, Trenton, MI