This month, we’re spotlighting CRA’s Senior Director of Food Policy, Allison Cooke
! In her role, Allison leads development and execution of science-based policy regarding food, nutrition, agriculture, and product safety and quality at the international, federal, state, and local levels. She also coordinates Health & Wellness and Product Safety & Quality Committees. Additionally, Allison regularly monitors, evaluates, analyzes, and reports on government policies, regulations, food industry trends, impacts, threats, and opportunities, providing strategic insights and recommendations to CRA staff, members, and industry partners. She works closely with food and agriculture sector coalitions, often managing coalitions on key CRA issues. Since joining CRA in 2017, Allison has been named the 2020-2021 President for the Washington, DC Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Section. In this staff profile, Allison shares more about her life at CRA and beyond: Q: What’s a typical day at work like for you?
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