Alan McConnell is the Technical Director and principal consultant with Food Safety & Quality Management LLC. He provides technical support to food processing companies across the United States and around the world, in all product sectors.  Alan also serves as an instructor in food defense, HACCP, and GMP, and has delivered training to all levels of food company associates.


Alan has over 22 years experience serving the food processing industry as a consultant, trainer, laboratory director, and quality control manager.  His specialties include: food chemistry and microbiology, Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) compliance, sanitation, HACCP, product and process forensics, labeling, and food import/export.  He gets to the root of product and process problems.  Alan served as Director of the Food Science & Technology Center at Harrisburg University; Sr. Technical Specialist to the Food Industry at PennTAP, Penn State University; and Director of Food Science Services for American Westech, Inc. He holds a B.S. in Plant Science, and a M.S. in Food Science, both from Penn State University.

Alan McConnell

Food Processing Services

– Safety and quality management program development: SQF, BRC, FSSC 22000
– HACCP development
– Shelf-life issues: process and product forensics
– Pre-audit prepfor GMP, food safety, and GFSI audits
– Gluten-free process audit and training
– LEAN manufacturing assessment and implementation
– Food product and process optimization
– Food import and export assistance
– On-site food safety, HACCP and GMP training


Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Services

– Targeted and comprehensive energy assessments
– Energy and utilities sales tax exemption study
– Solar energy assessments
– Combined heat and power (CHP) assessments
– Pollution prevention and energy efficiency assessments
– ISO 14000 environmental management GAP analysis, implementation, training
– Clean manufacturing assessments, implementation, and training
– ISO 50001 energy management GAP analysis, implementation, training
– Green Supplier Network projects


Environmental Health and Safety Services

– Safety assessments
– OSHA training
– Environmental reporting
– Environmental permitting



Phone: (717) 649-0397