PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Funeral services have been held here for John Farquhar, who helped pioneer food-safety initiatives for the Food Marketing Institute, Washington, before retiring in 1999.
chief executive officer of FMI. "It was under John's guidance that FMI developed an industrywide program addressing food-safety issues."
Farquhar passed away on Monday, June 11, while on a vacation cruise with his family. Donations in his memory can be made to the Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation, 1200 Potomac Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20007.