Dr. Dominguez is a food engineer specialized in food safety risk assessment, allergen management, statistical analysis and data modeling. She holds a MSc and a PhD in Food Science from Rutgers University (New Jersey, USA). After graduation, she worked as a food microbiologist for the food industry in the United States, before returning to research and consulting in 2016. She currently works as a research associate at the Food Risk Analysis and Regulatory Excellence Platform, hosted by the Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods (INAF) of Université Laval (Quebec, Canada), where she manages research projects on allergens and food fraud, industry outreach activities, and food safety capacity building initiatives for competent authorities at the international level.
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