Janet E. Collins, PhD, RD, CFS Immediate Past President 2014-2015

Janet Collins

Dr. Janet Collins currently serves as Senior Vice President of Science and Regulatory Affairs at CropLife America.

Janet is the Immediate Past President of the 18,000+ member food scientific society, the Institute of Food Technologists. In addition, Janet has served in numerous leadership positions in IFT. She was elected to the board of directors in 2007, recently served as a juror on the Calvert L. Willey Award jury, and has presented to global scientific and industry audiences on food ingredients, food regulations and consumer perceptions of the food supply.

Janet holds a doctoral degree in meat science, and is a certified food scientist and registered dietitian. Dr. Collins has considerable advocacy and policy development experience relating to global food safety assessment, risk analysis, food labeling and health claims, nutritional contribution of foods and dietary exposure assessment, and agricultural biotechnology issues, and also in regulatory and scientific affairs in the US.