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Urvashi Rangan      

Chief Science Advisor for the GRACE Communications Foundation & Former Executive of Food Safety & Sustainability at Consumer Reports

Urvashi Rangan PhD, is the Chief Science Advisor for the GRACE Communications Foundation. As an environmental health scientist and toxicologist, Rangan specializes in conducting scientific investigation, policy analysis, and risk/benefit communication around food safety and sustainability. She also has expertise in food safety issues, food labeling, risk assessment, and sustainable production practices.

She is the former director of consumer safety and sustainability for Consumers Union, the policy and action arm of Consumer Reports. In that role, she oversaw all of Consumer Reports' safety testing projects, risk assessments, and serves as the lead spokesperson on these issues, translating complex scientific concepts into actionable consumer advice and policy recommendations.

In addition to appearing frequently in major news outlets, she also testifies to government bodies, has given lectures at various universities and conferences, and has directly challenged critics of a sustainable food system.

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