Barbara Danielewska-Nikiel, M.Sc., Senior Manager, Toxicology & Regulatory

Ms. Danielewska-Nikiel has been a Scientist with the Food & Nutrition Group since 2002. Her scientific expertise allows her to critically evaluate and assess the safety and efficacy of new food ingredients and additives, flavouring agents, natural health products, and dietary supplements, while her knowledge of international food regulations provides her with the ability to advise our clients regarding the most appropriate strategies for receiving approval for their products. 

While at Intertek Scientific & Regulatory Consultancy, Ms. Danielewska-Nikiel has been a key player in successfully preparing several Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) dossiers for numerous clients.  Along with preparing successful GRAS dossiers, she has also prepared dietary supplement notifications, food additive petitions, novel food petitions, and natural health product license applications for approval of new food ingredients and supplement products in the EU, U.S., and Canada.  Her well written, organized, and extensively researched reports prepared for an international clientele, have been submitted to Health Canada, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and the European Food Safety Authority.  She has played a pivotal role in the preparation of monographs for submission to the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives and has co authored several publications related to food safety.  

Ms. Danielewska-Nikiel received her Honours B.Sc. in Toxicology from the University of Toronto.  She continued her graduate studies at Michigan State University where she obtained her M.Sc. in Food Safety.  She keeps up-to-date on current regulations, changing market trends, and new scientific findings concerning food and nutrition through continuing education courses and conference attendance.