Food Safety Expert Witness

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Food safety expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on food safety . The food safety expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Business Operations, Correctional Healthcare, Food, Hotel & Restaurant, Nutrition, Oil and Gas, Public Health, and Real Estate.

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Dennis Gemberling Perry Group International

San Francisco, California
Hotel & Restaurant, Real Estate - Hospitality Industry, Management, Operations, Maintenance, Upkeep, Safety, Security, Employment, Wages, Harassment, Discrimination, Income and Economic Impact, Business Interruption Issues, Alcohol Service Handling, Food Safety, Construction, Equipment, Standard of Care, Customs and Trade Practices
– Over 35 years experience managing, operating and consulting on full-service, limited-service, extended-stay, all-suite, branded and franchised, condo and timeshare hotels and resorts, casual, fine-dining and quick-service restaurants, bars and nightclubs, catering and special event facilities, casinos, and mixed-use real estate. Held prior positions for different owners, operators and chains as Senior Vice President, General Manager, Director of Food & Beverage and Restaurant Unit Manager. – Retained over 400 projects including brands, franchises and independents across the United States, Mexico and Canada. - Earned Certificates in Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management from Cornell University and Receiverships Administration, Procedures, and Law from Loyola Law School – Member of Foodservice Consultants Society International, Forensic Expert Witness Association, and Turnaround Management Association. - Over 10 years as A.M. Best’s “Recommended Expert Services Prov...

Juelene S. Beck Juelene Beck & Associates, L.L.C.

Miami, Florida
Hotel & Restaurant, Food - Restaurant Operations, Food Safety, Chain Restaurant Management, Restaurant Products, Coffee, Hot Beverages / Burns, Fast Food, Restaurant Suppliers, Franchisee/Franchisor Issues, Restaurant Supply Chain, Food/Restaurant Allergies, Restaurant Packaging
Thought leader in the areas of restaurant and Chain Restaurant operations including slip and fall, burns, and food safety. Former executive for Burger King, Dunkin’ Donuts, Sara Lee and Procter & Gamble. Has worked with over 30 of the Top 100 Chain Restaurants. Deep understanding of franchisee/franchisor, branding, and supply chain issues. Former CEO of North American Association of Subway Franchisees which represented the owners of 20,000 Subway Restaurants. BA, in Chemistry. MS in Food Science. Post Graduate Research Associate at MIT. Extensive expert witness experience including federal cases, Rule 26 reports, depositions and jury trials.

Russ Ritenour Ritwell Consulting, LLC

Ponte Vedra, Florida
Oil and Gas, Business Operations - Convenience Stores, Retail, Franchising, Mystery Shopping, Retail Gas/Motor Fuel Operations, Customer Service, Contracting, Merchandising, Category Management, Operations Management, Food Safety, Age-restricted
Mr. Ritenour is a veteran of Convenience Store and Retail Petroleum Industry since 1973. Additionally, he is a testifying witness with experience drafting expert reports, research and providing testimony for c-store, franchise and retail petroleum motor fuel litigation. Russ’ knowledge and over forty years of experience effectively managing cross-functional domestic and global teams, programs, and processes at large corporations in both the retail petroleum and convenience retailing industry allow him to create expert reports and work with a litigation team. Russ’ expert experience, comprehensive knowledge and highly diversified career in the convenience store and retail petroleum industry includes corporate operations, management and leadership roles at many levels within the industries. His expertise includes, corporate operational management, franchising and franchise management, category management, food safety, customer and consumer experience management, mystery shopping, sur...

Rachel S. Permuth, PhD, MSPH Epidemiology and Behavioral Research Consultants, LLC

Gaithersburg, Maryland
Public Health, Correctional Healthcare - Epidemiology, Nexus Letters, Exposures to chemicals, Camp Lejeune, Military, Veterans, COVID and prisons, COVID transmission and jails, correctional facilities, inmate health, infectious diseases, food safety, foodborne illness and outbreak, compassionate release
Published over 50+ papers on Epidemiology, COVID, inmate health, infectious diseases, food safety, foodborne illness and outbreak, workplace health, workplace psychology, social epidemiology, hospitality, integrated facilities management, public health, population health management. Environmental Exposures *Veterans Health *Military Health *Camp Lejeune *Roundup, Zantac, Talc Powder *Asbestos Prisons, Jails, Correctional Facilities • CDC Guidelines and their Applications • Inmate transfers and Contact-Tracing • Closed-Caption TV and Physical Structure review for proper transfer, recording of persons coming in and out of the facility • Infection Rate Modeling • Plaintiff and Defendant Support (inmates, staff, families, systems) Nursing Homes • Infection Control Policies and Procedures • COVID-19 Nursing Home response, guidance, and timeliness of infection prevention methods or response to infection • State and Federal Nursing Home Regulation and Guidance • Safe Staffing Practice...

Mitchel Holliday, EdD, RDN, CDCES, FAND Prison Food Consulting

St. Charles, Minnesota
Nutrition, Correctional Healthcare - Food Allergy, Obesity, Diabetes, Malnutrition, Foodborne Illness, Dietitian and Dietician, Wound Care, Menu Analysis, Prison and Jail, Hunger Strike, Food Safety ,Dysphagia, Clinical Nutrition
Dr. Holliday has been a registered dietitian nutritionist for over 14 years. For more than 12 of those years Dr. Holliday has helped to enhance the nutrition care of the United States largest correctional system and has a broad range of correctional dietetic experience including: • Health and food service project management • Procedure development • Quality and process improvement • Working with senior executive staff and attorneys on correctional nutrition-related public health and medical issues • Administrative remedies • Foreign and domestic intergovernmental legal and budgetary communications including, Senatorial, Congressional, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Attorneys’ Offices, and Office of the President Responses Dr. Holliday also has experience consulting with private law firms, state attorney general offices, and public health offices on correctional dietetics practices. He has conducted research and authored numerous publications and presentations on correctional pub...

Thomas J. Montville, PhD

North Brunswick, New Jersey
Food, Public Health - food science, food poisoning, labeling claims, foodborne illness, preservatives, food safety, food processing, food labeling, food manufacturing, Salmonella, E. coli, norovirus
Thomas J. Montville, Ph.D., F.A.A.M., F.I.F.T., is Professor Emeritus at Rutgers University, where he has served as both Director of the Graduate Program and Chair of the Department of Food Science. He is an internationally recognized expert in food safety. Dr. Montville received his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) and his B.S. from Rutgers. He was a Senior Research Microbiologist at the United States Department of Agriculture before joining the Rutgers faculty. Dr. Montville is Editor Emeritus of the Journal of Food Safety, has been appointed to many editorial boards, and has published over 100 highly-cited peer-reviewed papers, 16 chapters, and 10 books. His widely-adopted undergraduate textbook, Food Microbiology an Introduction, has been translated into Spanish, Chinese, and Korean. Dr. Montville has reduced complex concepts in food science to simple lay language for thousands of liberal arts undergraduates in his course, The Science of Food. ...

Alan Someck Keystone Hospitality Solutions

Great Neck, New York
Hotel & Restaurant, Food - Restaurant Operations, Restaurant Income and Profit Studies, Restaurant Training, Restaurant and Hotel Slip and Falls, Restaurant Wages and Tips, Food Safety, Alcohol Service, Restaurant Harassment, Restaurant Business Damages, Restaurant Customer and Employee Safety, Restaurant Feasibility Studies
Alan has had over 35 years experience in the food industry as an owner, operator, consultant and teacher. For the past 10 years, he has been a full time instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education and an Adjunct Professor of Hospitality Management at the New York Institute of Technology. Alan has had 25 years of extensive management experience in fine dining and fast casual operations. Through his 2 companies, Keystone Hospitality Solutions and Food Startup Help, he has been a consultant to help develop a wide variety of restaurant concepts as well as projects to turn around struggling operations and a consultant to those looking to develop and bring food products to market. He has also been awarded 7 grants from the Federal Government and New York State to work on sustainability issues within the hospitality industry. Alan has organized workshops, conferences and training programs for the New York State Restaurant Association and has been a speaker and author of hospi...

Gale Prince, CFS SAGE Food Safety, LLC

Cincinnati, Ohio
Food - Food Safety, Food Recalls, Food Regulations, Food Fraud, Food Contamination, Food Labeling, Food Processing, Food Hazards, Food Code, Food Service, Food Retail, HACCP
Brings 47 years of food safety managerial experience in food manufacturing, food retail and food service operations to assist in legal cases involving food. Has extensive experience in hazard analysis of all types of foods and in establishing preventive control programs. Known for his broad working knowledge of Federal and State food regulations regarding food safety, food packaging, labeling and food specifications. Extensive experience in consumer products and food recalls along with product litigation related to product recalls and contamination and understanding of food fraud, economic adulteration practices on product tampering in both domestic and international marketplaces. A Certified Food Scientist (CFS) by Institute of Food Technologists.

Catherine E Adams Hutt, PhD, RD, CFS RdR Solutions Consulting, LLC

Aubrey, Texas
Food, Public Health - Food Safety, Food Manufacturing, Nutrition, Foodborne Illness, Food Fraud, Food Forensics, Food Poisoning, Food Adulteration, Dietary Supplements, Food Labeling, Quality Management, Health Claims.
I have high-level training and senior experience in a variety of food related fields, including food manufacturing, food service, food regulations, and nutrition. My diverse background makes me ideally suited for challenging cases where it is important or helpful to be able to integrate information from a number of different disciplines. My professional experience is truly unique and my credentials make me unimpeachable. Most of my cases are settled before going to trial on the strength of my expert opinion. I enjoy deposition and trial, understanding the art of the exercise; and I work to deliver the optimal results for my clients.

Catherine E Adams Hutt, PhD, RD, CFS RdR Solutions Consulting, LLC

Virginia
Food, Public Health - Food Safety, Food Manufacturing, Nutrition, Foodborne Illness, Food Fraud, Food Forensics, Food Poisoning, Food Adulteration, Dietary Supplements, Food Labeling, Quality Management, Health Claims.
I have high-level training and senior experience in a variety of food related fields, including food manufacturing, food service, food regulations, and nutrition. My diverse background makes me ideally suited for challenging cases where it is important or helpful to be able to integrate information from a number of different disciplines. My professional experience is truly unique and my credentials make me unimpeachable. Most of my cases are settled before going to trial on the strength of my expert opinion. I enjoy deposition and trial, understanding the art of the exercise; and I work to deliver the optimal results for my clients.