Michi Furuya Chang, MHSc, RD
Vice President, Scientific Affairs & Nutrition
Food and Consumer Products of Canada
Michi Furuya Chang is Vice President, Scientific Affairs & Nutrition at Food and Consumer Products of Canada (FCPC). In this role Michi works with FCPC’s food and beverage manufacturing member organizations to address science-based food and nutrition regulatory policies and bring industry’s voice to government on key initiatives such as nutrition labelling, front-of-pack labelling, dietary guidance and the Food Guide, and sodium reduction.
Michi brings a unique and multi-sectoral perspective to all regulatory and policy development work. Prior to joining FCPC, Michi spent a combined 20 years working in community nutrition, Sobeys Incorporated, and the last 15 years with Kraft Canada. She is a previous member of the Board of Directors for the Canadian Foundation for Dietetic Research (CFDR) and CFDR’s Scientific Review Committee. As a Registered Dietitian she has ensured always keeping the needs of the consumer at the forefront, and by having first-hand experience in the public and private sectors, she is able to help identify optimal solutions that meet the needs of all stakeholders.
Michi obtained both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Nutrition at the University of Toronto. She is also a Registered Dietitian and a member of the College of Dietitians of Ontario and Dietitians of Canada.