Foodborne Illness Expert Witnesses

Foodborne illness 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 foodborne illness. The foodborne illness expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Food, Nutrition, and Public Health.

Mitchel Holliday, EdD, RDN, CDCES, FAND Holliday Consulting, LLC

St. Charles, Minnesota
Nutrition, Food - Food Allergy, Obesity, Diabetes, Malnutrition, Foodborne Illness, Dietitian/Dietician, Wound Care, Menu Analysis, Prison/Jail, Hunger Strike, Food Safety, Dysphagia, Clinical Nutrition, Long Term Care, Correctional Healthcare, Food Poisoning, Nursing Home, Public Health
Dr. Holliday has been a registered dietitian nutritionist for 18 years. For the past 15 of those years Dr. Holliday has helped to enhance the nutrition care of the United States largest correctional system and has served as the Chief of Nutrition and Dietetics for the Federal Bureau of Prisons since 2013. In 2021, he was selected by the U.S. Surgeon General to serve as the Chief Dietitian Officer for the United States Public Health Service. Dr. Holliday has extensive experience and knowledge working with government senior executive staff and attorneys on in-depth nutrition and dietetic matters and providing 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 has numerous peer-reviewed publications, extensive international and national public speaking experience, and experience consulting with private law firms, stat...

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 Distinguished 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 Sci...

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.