Faculty and staff

Profile for Londa Nwadike

Londa  Nwadike

Londa Nwadike
FOOD SAFETY STATE SPECIALIST
MU Extension in Jackson County - Kansas City
105 E 5th Street, Ste 200
Kansas City, MO 64106
Phone: 816-482-5850
Fax: 816-482-5880
Email: lnwadike@k-state.edu


Counties served: Jackson

Areas of work

Londa works in various areas related to food safety, including for consumers, farmers market vendors, produce growers and others selling food. She serves the entire states of Missouri and Kansas in her joint position between the University of Missouri and Kansas State University.

Professional background

Dr. Nwadike has worked forin food safety for the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization based in Rome, Italy. She also has extensive experience living and traveling in Africa. Immediately prior to moving to the Kansas City area for this position, Londa served as Extension Food Safety Specialist for the University of Vermont.

Education

Ph.D., Public Health/Agricultural Health and Safety, University of Iowa, 2009
M.S., Food Science, Kansas State University, 2002
B.S., Animal Science and Food Science, South Dakota State University, 2000