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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Latest From Margarita Raycheva
The main source of a sodium in the American diet is not chips and salty snacks, but a surprising and widely consumed category of foods – burgers and sandwiches.
As the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) moves forward with developing the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA), USDA officials have announced another change in the DGA process.
While the USDA’s latest proposal to further roll back Obama-era requirements for school meals has infuriated nutrition and public health advocates, the potato industry has welcomed the controversial measure stating it would offer much needed relief for school meal providers.
While USDA’s latest proposal to further roll back Obama-era requirements for school meals has infuriated nutrition and public health advocates, the potato industry has welcomed the controversial measure stating it would offer much needed relief for school meal providers.
Ahead of the upcoming Jan. 23-24 meeting of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) in Houston, Texas, a research group focused on healthy eating is asking the committee to consider – and adopt – its healthy eating recommendations for children from birth to age two.
The California Chamber of Commerce’s legal fight over acrylamide warning labels required under California’s Proposition 65 is heating up, as parties are preparing to discuss two motions to dismiss the case at a Friday (Jan 17) hearing at the US District Court for the Eastern District of California.