The Food Institute Podcast welcomes Lisa Gable, CEO of Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE), to discuss movement in Congress on the FASTER Act, a piece of labeling legislation for food allergens. In addition, the conversation covers the FDA’s recent voluntary sesame labeling guidance. Gable also speaks about the wide number of food allergens, the ones that most impact consumers, and what could be next for food allergy labeling.
Hosted By: Chris Campbell
Recorded: Dec. 11, 2020
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More About Lisa Gable:
Lisa Gable has served four U.S. presidents and two governors counseled Fortune 500 CEOs and represented global public-private partnerships and nonprofits with an end goal of moving organizations to higher levels of performance. As the former President of the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, Lisa created and led a coalition of food and beverage industry corporations and public health and government agencies resulting in the reduction of 6.4 trillion calories from the American diet.
Lisa was appointed the first female U.S. Commissioner General to the 2005 Aichi World EXPO, holding the personal rank of Ambassador, served as a U.S. Delegate to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, and served in the Reagan White House and Defense Department. Her corporate experience included serving as senior vice president of Global Public Policy at PepsiCo and 15 years in Silicon Valley. Among her varied volunteer activities, she has served on several boards including as a National Trustee for the Boys and Girls Club of America, a board member for Girl Scouts of the USA, and as a member of the Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Obesity Solutions.
A published writer, Gable also had recurring media appearances including four years as a regularly scheduled guest with Lifetime’s national morning program The Balancing Act. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia and holds an MA from Georgetown University.
For more information on FARE, please visit: https://www.foodallergy.org/