Margarita “Maggie” Raycheva is a specialist news analyst working for IEG Policy’s US Food Policy channel. She covers news related to FDA, food labeling and FSMA
She joined Food Chemical News as a freelancer in November 2016 and as a full-time staff member in February 2017. Margarita has 10 years of experience in journalism, including six years of covering education in the United States. She has contributed stories to the Washington Post and a number of statewide publications in Maryland, and produced award-winning pieces on teen jobs and the controversial use of seclusion rooms in schools in the United States.
Margarita holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism, film and broadcasting from Cardiff University and a master’s degree in newspaper, print and online journalism from Syracuse University.
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The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating potential exposure to an antibiotic-resistant strain of Brucella in 19 states.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating potential exposures to an antibiotic-resistant strain of the bacteria Brucella in 19 states connected to consumption of raw milk from a farm in Pennsylvania.
Lawmakers are looking to set a tight deadline for FDA and USDA to hash out a formal strategy for joint regulation of cell-cultured meats, a move likely driven by an anxious meat industry eager to hand USDA the lead.
While FDA’s investigation of the latest outbreak of E. coli in romaine lettuce leaves many unanswered questions, it does offer a glimpse into the practices at the one California farm where the pathogen was found and suggests ineffective treatment of agricultural water may have played a role in the contamination.
A new push by New York City to get companies to cut sugar in certain manufactured foods by 2025 is causing ripples through the food industry, as more industry players are questioning how the voluntary effort may progress in the future.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating potential exposures to an antibiotic-resistant strain of Brucella in 19 states connected to consumption of raw milk from a farm in Pennsylvania.