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Marilia Nutti

Food Engineer, MSc in Food Science at the State University of Campinas,Brazil(1986),Post-Graduate Course in Nutritional Planning at the University of Gent, Belgium (1980) and in Consumer Studies at the University of Guelph,Canada(1985). Full time researcher and lecturer at the Department of Nutrition and Food Planning,State University of Campinas(1983-1987),being responsible for courses and examination committees.Technical Director of Nutricia S.A-Produtos Dieteticos e Nutricionais, leading a group of 40 researchers mainly oriented at R&D of Foods for Special Dietary Uses. Director of Embrapa Food Technology (1996 -2003).Brazilian delegate at the Codex Alimentarius Committee in Food Labeling since 1997, the Codex Alimentarius ad hoc Task Force on Foods Derived from Biotechnology (Japan) since 2000. Member of the Interministerial Group for the Labeling of Genetically Modified Foods, representing the Minister of Agriculture and Supply. Member of FAO/WHO Expert Consultation "Safety Aspects of Genetically Modified Foods of Plant Origin", expert of FAO/WHO in Biosafety. Coordinator of the Latin American activities for the Harvest Plus, focus on Biofortification of crops in order to improve human nutrition and health, being responsible for the interface between breeding, biotechnology, food technology and nutrition activities .Researcher at Embrapa, Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation, in food safety, nutrition, biosafety and labeling of genetically modified foods.

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