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Dr. Michael Lokuruka

Dr. Michael LokurukaDr. Michael N.I. Lokuruka is a Senior Lecturer in Food Science and Food Industry Management in the Department of Dairy, Food Science and Technology of Egerton University, Kenya. He has over 7 years of Fish Handling, Processing, Food Quality Assurance, and General Management Experience in the Kenyan Food Industry, and over 18 years of University teaching/research. He is a member of the Kenya Institute of Food Science and Technology, a past member of the British Institute of Food Science and Technology and the Institute of Food Technologists of the U.S. He is a graduate of the Universities of Nairobi (Kenya), Reading (U.K.), Trondheim (Norway) and Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel). He was awarded his Ph.D. (Food Science-majoring in Fish Handling and Toxicology) from Cornell University in the U.S. His refereed articles appear in the Journal of Aquatic Food Products Technology, Food and Food ways Journal, American Journal of ethno history and the African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development. His forthcoming articles will appear in the African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, the Egerton Journal and the African Studies Review. He has published a book on Food Safety and Quality Assurance in the Fish Industry. Among the courses he teaches are Food Plant Operations Management; Meat, Poultry and Seafood Technology; Food Legislation and Standards; Food Processing and Preservation; Research Methods and Scientific Writing (undergraduate students) and Food Quality Assurance (Graduate Students). He peer-reviews for the African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, and the Egerton Journal. He is Currently Writing a Book on Food Legislation and Standardization in the Context of Ensuring Food Safety and Quality.

Michael N. I. Lokuruka, Ph.D.Lecturer, Department of Dairy, Food Science and Technology Egerton University, P.O. Box 536, Egerton, Kenya. E-mail: lokuruka@hotmail.com.

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