Sarah Sorscher is an experienced advocate with a passion for public health who fights for a safer, healthier, more transparent food system by promoting consumer safeguards in Congress, federal agencies, and state and local governments. As Deputy Director of Regulatory Affairs, she manages CSPI's policy work related to food safety and labeling, allergens, food additives, dietary supplements, and other consumer products. Her work includes serving on federal advisory committees, testifying before Congress and federal agencies, offering technical advice to policymakers, and providing commentary to the media on consumer and food safety issues.
Prior to joining CSPI, Sarah worked on health and safety issues at Public Citizen and served as a law clerk for the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. She holds a J.D. from the Harvard Law School, an M.P.H. from Harvard School of Public Health, and a B.A. from Amherst College.
Sarah joined CSPI in July 2017.
What's the most inspiring part of your job?
"I am inspired by seeing food policy at work in my own life, from reading food labels in the grocery store to the safety of the meals I eat with my family. But of course, the best part of my job is the food puns. Lettuce rejoice in our work!"