AFFI Bolsters Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Team

AFFI Bolsters Scientific and Regulatory Team

Arlington, Va.American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) President and CEO Alison Bodor today announced the addition of Dr. Lory Reveil as AFFI’s new Director of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs.

“I am pleased to welcom e Dr. Lory Reveil as the newest addition to our team,” said Bodor. “Dr. Reveil’s background in microbiology and food safety will bolster our Scientific and Regulatory

Affairs team as they continue to advance frozen food safety.”

Dr. Reveil who joined AFFI on Monday, February 3, earned her Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology from Cornell University and her Bachelor of Science from The University of New Mexico.

In her role as Director of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs, Dr. Reveil will represent and be an advocate for the frozen food industry before federal regulatory agencies and engage with the food industry on important policy priorities.

“Lory’s research background in Listeria monocytogenes will complement AFFI’s scientific and regulatory affairs technical strengths and support AFFI’s food safety priorities,” said AFFI’s Executive Vice President of Science and Policy, Dr. Donna Garren.

In addition, AFFI promoted Dr. Sanjay Gummalla to the position of Senior Vice President of Scientific Affairs. Dr. Gummalla joined AFFI in 2015. He will continue to lead AFFI’s research to

 support frozen food manufacturers in making innovative food safety and operational decisions based in science.

“AFFI is pleased to strengthen our exceptional Scientific and Regulatory Affairs team,” said Bodor. “With three Ph.D’s on staff, our team is highly equipped to advance the scientific and regulatory interests of the frozen food and beverage community.”


The American Frozen Food Institute is the member-driven national trade association that advances the interests of all segments of the frozen food and beverage industry. AFFI works to advance food safety and advocates before legislative and regulatory entities on the industry’s behalf to create an environment where members’ foods and beverages are proudly chosen to meet the needs of a changing world.

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