FRANKLIN PARK, Ill., June 28 /PRNewswire/ — Dean Foods Company (NYSE: DF)
today announced that Dr. George Muck, Vice President of Quality Assurance and
Research Development, has decided to retire from Dean Foods, effective
August 1, 2001. Dr. Muck will provide consulting support to the Company in
matters of food safety, food research, FDA and dairy industry relations.
Dr. Muck has worked for Dean Foods for over 38 years. He started his
career in our research staff in 1962, becoming Director of Research in 1967,
and Vice President of Research and Development in 1970.
In making the announcement, Howard Dean commented, “Dean Foods has been
very fortunate to have someone like George representing Dean Foods in the
Quality Assurance and Research Development environment. He is well respected
in the dairy industry and has proven to be a key leader in many of our
initiatives concerning product development, dairy processing and food safety.”
Dean Foods is one of the nation’s leading dairy processors and
distributors producing a full line of branded and private label products,
including fluid milk, ice cream and extended shelf life products, which are
sold under the Dean’s and other strong regional brand names. Dean Foods is
the industry leader in other food products including pickles, powdered non-
dairy coffee creamers, aseptically packaged foodservice products, and
refrigerated dips and salad dressings.
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