Jason Bashura joined PepsiCo in March 2014, as Sr. Mgr., Global Food Defense, following 6 years with FDA’s Food Defense team. Prior to joining the FDA, Jason worked at the State of CT DPH / Food Protection Program where, as a Food “Bio-Security” Sanitarian he participated in his first vulnerability assessment of a seafood processor in 2003.
Jason has responsibilities related to helping PepsiCo to develop FSMA IA Rule compliant Food Defense Plans and has completed more than 100 Vulnerability Assessments on a variety of food and beverage platforms across PepsiCo.
Outside of work, Jason’s the father of two of the best kids in the world, and he’s very active with their school groups and sport teams; on occasion his daughter has been known to refer to him as “Coach Mr. Daddy.”