About the Centre

The Food Safety Centre, Norwich, is led by Professor Mike Peck & Elizabeth Saggers. It’s main aims are:

  • To allow industry to benefit from and access international expertise in food safety and security
  • to advise government departments and regulators in the areas of Food safety and security
  • to develop research collaborations with other academic institutions to maximise research in the areas of food safety and security

The Food Safety Centre Team

Mike Peck, Director

Professor Peck is an internationally renowned expert in Clostridium botulinum. He has a long history of collaborative projects with industry leading on projects centred on bacterial pathogens and risk assessment. He has worked closely with the Food Standards Agency, DEFRA and the Advisory Committee on the Microbiological Safety of Food (ACMSF).

Elizabeth Saggers, Deputy Director

As an experienced microbiologist and KEC professional Elizabeth aims to ensure the translation of core IFR research in the area of Food Safety and Security into scientific outcomes that can benefit everyone; industry, government and consumers. More…