Fiona Kibby

Director, Society of Food Hygiene and Technology (SOFHT)

SOFHT celebrates 35 years

In 1979, the Society of Food Hygiene (SOFHT) was launched. Now, 35 years on, SOFHT has supported its members – gathered from all areas of the food supply chain, from retailers to manufacturers and suppliers – in a whole range of food related milestones. From the introduction of the Food Safety Act in 1990, BSE […]

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Anaphylaxis campaign founder receives award

David Reading, who founded the Anaphylaxis Campaign in 1994 after his daughter died of an allergic reaction to peanuts, was the recipient of the inaugural Dorothy Cullinane Award at the recent Society of Food Hygiene & Technology (SOFHT) luncheon. The new award, in memory of Dorothy Cullinane, the highly regarded expert in food labelling and […]

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Hygiene Expert Joins SOFHT As Technical Director

Dr Karen Middleton-Gell, Processed Food Sector Specialist at Diversey Sealed Air who was appointed to the Board of the Society of Food Hygiene and Technology (SOFHT) has taken on the portfolio of Technical Director. Karen’s role will be to support the other SOFHT Directors on technical advice in order to help share best practice across […]


Accolade for Sainsbury’s safety chief

Sainsbury’s head of product quality, safety and supplier performance has been presented with the Most Significant Contribution to Food Safety award by the Society of Food Hygiene and Technology (SOFHT). The award, won by Alec Kyriakidesis, is given to an individual who the SOFHT board believes has made ‘an outstanding contribution to championing food safety […]


Industry accolade for Law

Years of service to the food industry by Mike Law, chief certification officer at independent certification company Cert ID, have been rewarded with a Society of Food Hygiene Technology (SOFHT) Award for the Most Significant Contribution. Presented at the recent annual SOFHT luncheon at the Savoy in London, the awards recognise excellence within the food […]

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