Priya Kadam, Ph.D.
FDA/CFSAN/Office of Food Safety
Dr. Priya Kadam serves as a senior advisor and has over fifteen years of experience on domestic and international food safety policies gained through her work with FDA and USDA/Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). She is responsible for coordinating and representing FDA/CFSAN on initiatives on Reducing Food Loss and Waste, Healthy People 2030-Food Safety Workgroup and One Health. She coordinates FDA’s Systems Recognition Program for the European Commission (EC) and is engaged in interpreting and implementing rules published under Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Prior to joining FDA, she served as a senior equivalence officer at USDA/FSIS and was responsible for assessing meat and poultry inspection systems of European and South American countries and countries on the Pacific Rim. She holds Ph.D. in biochemistry and molecular biology from Oregon Health and Science University Portland, OR.