Professor, Food Safety and Microbiology & Team Leader Food Bioscience, Massey University, New Zealand.
Dr. Steve Flint came to Massey University after 20 years with Fonterra (New Zealand’s largest dairy manufacturer) as a food microbiologist. There he learned much about New Zealand's leading food industry, participating in problem solving and evaluating rapid methods for microbial analysis covering aspects of food safety and food spoilage. He have developed specialist research interests in biofilms, (which he studied for his PhD), spore formation, alternative methods for cleaning, sanitation and new processing technologies.
• Biofilm development and control
• Dairy thermophilic bacteria
• Spore development and control
• Flow cytometry for microbial testing
• Histamine food poisoning
• Mycotoxins in seafood products
• Made in tranist foods
• Bacterial acid tolerance