Dr. Alexandria G. Lau
Dr. Lau is the Manager of Allergens and Toxicology at The Hershey Company where she is the corporate subject matter expert in the management and labeling of food allergens, assessing chemical contaminants in food, and evaluating the safety of novel ingredients. She received her doctorate in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the University of Arizona in 2012 where she obtained 16 publications in peer-reviewed journals. Prior to Hershey, she was a Sr. Associate, Toxicology at S.C Johnson & Son, Inc. Dr. Lau has served on several committees for industry trade associations, such as the Grocery Manufacturers Association and National Confectioners Association. She has been a member of the Society of Toxicology since 2010 and is actively involved with the Women in Toxicology Special Interest Group.