Ioana Lock

Ioana is a microbiologist.

Ioana Lock

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  • Area of expertise
    Microbiology and Nanotechnology
  • Years of experience
  • Highest qualification
    BSc (Hons)

Ioana is a microbiologist at Fera. Her role within the team includes all microbiological delivery as well as delivering the commercial shelf life offer. As part of this she provides consultancy for customers in the areas of microbiology, food safety (HACCP) and allergen management.

Ioana has a wide range of knowledge gained through previous work within science and food manufacture, enabling her to offer guidance and science support for food businesses. She understand the needs and challenges faced by FBO and how to best address them through scientific analysis and training. She is also reading for her PhD, looking to develop a novel biosensor for the detection of mycotoxins food and feed.

Read more about Shelf-Life Testing

At Fera our experts can develop and carry out a standard microbiological testing method to assess the bacterial content of food and beverage products as well as feed products to determine their use by date as well as associated hygiene or product practices. Our methods are based on standard ISO method and consist of testing on growth plates and results are recorded and interpreted by a qualified microbiologist within an accredited laboratory setting.

Attending or speaking at

Events past and future

26 & 27 June 2018 - Packaged - The 7th Global Summit, Amsterdam

The summit is a great networking event and explores the latest innovations in interactive packaging, nanotechnology and active packaging. The event will also discover the advances being made in materials for enhanced product safety and security.