Safety/Quality Program Staff

In all dairy plants, irrespective of their size, product line or age, safety is a top concern. The Safety/Quality Program is a committed partner in your efforts to produce safe, high-quality and wholesome dairy products. We provide expertise on quality issues, such as, inconsistent product performance, defects, and guidance on how to achieve desired functionality.

Marianne Smukowski
Dairy Safety & Quality Coordinator
As the Dairy Safety & Quality Coordinator for CDR, Marianne assists plants with HACCP implementation, quality issues, performs third party audits, serves as a regulatory liaison and participates in numerous grading contests. She graduated with a B.S. in Food Science from UW Madison and has more than 30 years of experience having worked in regulatory, private industry and academic settings. In her industry work, Marianne enjoys it most when she is able to help someone understand an issue.
Phone: 608-265-6346 | email msmuk@cdr.wisc.edu