Institute for Food Laws and Regulations
Subject Matter Expert, Food Regulation in Latin AmericaMexico City, Mexico
Dr. Rebeca López-García has been an independent consultant in the areas of food safety, toxicology, regulations and crisis management for almost 20 years. She has worked with organizations such as the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO); universities such as the University of Arizona, Michigan State University, New Mexico State University and Universidad La Salle; and companies around the world. Rebeca has been a guest lecturer on Latin American food regulations for Michigan State University since 2002. Dr. López-García belongs to the scientific advisory board of food and beverage companies. She has been instrumental in the regulatory approval of several food additives and novel ingredients in Latin American countries. In 1998, she received a Ph.D. in Food Science and Toxicology from Louisiana State University.