More About Misbah
Currently, she is lending her expertise in the area of Health Supplements, Nutraceuticals, and is an active member of Standards Review Group (SRG) – Nutraceuticals, FSSAI. She is also a part of the Global team of Instructors at Michigan State University for teaching Indian Food Regulations at International Food Laws Regulations course.
She completed her post-graduation in Food and Nutrition and is a certified FSMS Lead Auditor and FoSTaC trainer for Health Supplements & Nutraceuticals.
Misbah Wasi is a seasoned professional in the field of Nutrition Science and Food Regulation. She started her career as a Nutritionist in Max Hospital, New Delhi. While working as a Nutritionist, she understood the gap between nutrition required by the body and the daily diet consumed and found her inclination towards the Health supplement industry.
In 2012, she joined the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and worked extensively on safety and standardization of ingredients and additives, while also framing food regulations with various scientific panels. She played a pivotal role in the Health supplement and Nutraceutical Regulations. While working with FSSAI she handled products in various categories like Health Supplements, Functional Foods, Nutraceuticals, Novel foods, FSDU, FSMP, GM foods, Botanicals, herbal preparations and proprietary blends.
To strengthen the exposure further, she joined a contract manufacturing company making health supplements and nutraceuticals for all the major Indian and Multi-National Companies like GSK, Pfizer, Herbalife, Sanofi, Sun Pharma, Dr. Reddy's, Mankind, Wockhardt, IPCA, Zuventus to name a few.
Ms. Wasi’ areas of specialization include regulatory compliance, advocacy, product conceptualization, nutrient profiling, labeling and claims substantiation, consumer orientation, brand management programs, in-licensing, government representation, and documentation.
She is a member of the Expert Regulatory Advocacy Board of ENAC (Expert Nutraceutical Advocacy Council) and life member of Indian Dietetic Association (IDA), Delhi Chapter.