Emmalea Rice

Senior Regulatory Associate

Home base: Portland, OR, USA

Emmalea supports Foodwit clients of all sizes with an emphasis on labeling compliance, competitive market assessments, and scientific and corporate affairs matters like animal welfare initiatives. With degrees in Food Science and Advertising from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Emmalea provides clients with practical regulatory advice that integrates compliance with effective communication. Having grown up on a family-owned and operated cattle ranch, Emmalea brings a unique perspective to clients seeking to address beef supply-chain topics such as antibiotic resistance and animal welfare.

Emmalea enjoys trying new restaurants with friends and family, cheering on Husker sports, playing with her cat Birdie and taking her dog Lenny on pacific northwest adventures.

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Education & Credentials 

  • BS, Food Science & Technology 
  • BJ, Advertising & Public Relations

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Dogs / Cats (I love both!)

Wine / Beer

Mountains / Beach

Plans / Surprises

Coffee / Tea

Call / Text

Fiction / Nonfiction

History museum / Art museum

Pizza / Tacos

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