Cincinnati Area, Ohio
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Candace Doepker has joined ToxStrategies, Inc., as the Food & Product Safety Practice Leader, and will be based in the Cincinnati, Ohio area. She was trained in the field of cytogenetic toxicology and has 16 years experience providing toxicological and scientific issues management support for many different multi-billion dollar food, health, beauty and oral care brands. Relevant to the food industry, Dr. Doepker has spent the last 6 years helping to ensure consumer safety, worker safety and general product stewardship in all of the following categories: coffee, snack foods, jams, jellies, baking mixes, juices, peanut butter, flavors and oils. Recently, she has developed a strong working knowledge of the Food Safety Modernization Act and is experienced in facilitating discussions with multi-disciplinary teams to prepare for its implementation. Additionally, she has helped to evaluate risk and guide the strategic direction of companies involved with topics such as actives in drug products, caffeine, Proposition 65 regulations, heat formed toxicants, nuisance dusts, workplace allergens and carbon monoxide. In all of these topic areas she gained significant experience in taking complex technical documents and issues and simplifying them in easy to understand language.
Dr. Doepker is recognized in the food industry for her strong working knowledge of diacetyl and workplace flavor safety. Dr. Doepker has served multiple years as the Chairwoman of the Caffeine and Food Ingredients committee at the International Food Information Council, as well as serving on the Council’s Board of Directors. She has been on the Scientific Advisory Board of the National Coffee Association for 5 years and has been an active member of both the Grocery Manufacturers Association and International Life Science Institute’s science and regulatory committees.
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