Sally is a graduate of British Columbia Institute of Technology and has a Business Diploma from the University of Saskatchewan and a Train the Trainer Diploma from Vancouver Community College.
She has 26 years of experience in the environmental health field, and has developed and implemented an ALLERGY AWARE course based on the CRFA program with consistently high student approval. As a Registered Environmental Health Officer and Food Safety Consultant with her own business ENVIRO-FOOD CONSULTING, she provides training, writing and consulting services to the food service and hospitality industry. Also, she has had major success with a Canada-wide radio program she developed called Food Safety with Sally de la Rue Browne which educates consumers on safe food handling techniques.
Sally has attended international conferences in Sweden, Great Britain and Australia and spoken on food safety and health issues-most recently at IFEH World Congress in 2012 in Lithuania on Allergy Awareness and Smart Meters: A Canadian Experience. Amid many of her achievements, Sally is a certified NFSTP Trainer (National Food Service Sanitation Training Program) to instruct the NFSTP course through the Canadian Restaurant Association. She currently instructs FOODSAFE 1 & 2 and the HACCP program. Sally has designed a new workshop called Allergy Aware: Creating Allergy Awareness Through Education to help food handlers understand the allergic child and adult.
As a mother of two teenagers, she has extensive experience volunteer working with hot lunch programs, children’s programs and is currently the Chair of the Parent Association at her daughter’s high school.
She is a member of the International Federation of Environmental Health and the BC Branch of the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors.
Writer with own business Enviro-Food Consulting.
Articles have been published in the Environmental Health Review and the International Environmental Health Journal.