Susan MacDonald

1st January, 1970

Susan MacDonald

Susan MacDonald gained a BSc in Food Science from the University of Strathclyde and joined the MAFF Food Science Laboratory to work on mycotoxins soon after. She has continued to work in this area for 30 years, and is now Science Lead for Chemical Contaminants at Fera Science Ltd. She heads the UK National Reference Laboratory functions for Contaminants in feed and food at Fera, and is the main expert for mycotoxins and plant toxins. She has over 40 peer reviewed scientific articles, is a member of the FSA Joint Expert Group on Animal Feed and Additives and 2 CEN Working Groups on analysis of mycotoxins and plant toxins. Her current main research interests are mycotoxins and plant toxins in herbal products, contaminants in CBD products and a survey of foods for acrylamide and furans.


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