Ms Catherine Italiano

Catherine Italiano is the National Manager of the Risk Analysis and Toxicology Section in the Animal Feed Division at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency in Canada.  This government agency administers the federal Feeds Act and Regulations.  Catherine has been involved in administering the safety/toxicology portion of the feed program for almost 20 years.  Catherine’s group works on risk assessment and management strategies for the authorization of new feed ingredients and for contamination incidents that arise from feed.

She is the Canadian Head of Delegation for the upcoming Codex Ad Hoc Task Force on Animal Feeding.  Before moving to the regulatory world of feed safety, Catherine completed degrees in molecular biology and toxicology in Montreal.