Food Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of food expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on food and related issues. Food expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, and provide expert witness testimony at deposition and trial. The issues and subjects these food expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Food Safety , Food Labeling, Food Poisoning, Food Fraud, Foodborne Illness, Food Adulteration, Food Manufacturing, Food Processing, Health Claims, Restaurant Operations, 3 Tier System, Alcohol, Alcohol Service, Author, and Beverage Alcohol.

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

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.

Steven P Raye Bevology, Inc.

California
Marketing, Food - Wine, spirits, alcohol, liquor, beverage alcohol, import wine, import spirits, wine and spirits trade shows, WSWA, three-tier system, 3 tier system, wine and spirits distribution, wine import contracts, TTB, author, journalist, celebrity brands, distributor contracts.
Steve is a U.S. wine and spirit industry consultant specializing in navigating the complexities of the U.S. market. He literally wrote the book and is the author of "How to Get U.S. Market-Ready", a comprehensive overview of how the beverage alcohol business in the U.S. operates. He has impeccable credentials including a B.S. from Cornell Univ., and as a lecturer at Cornell’s Hotel School and the Univ. of Bologna Business School. He hosts the Italian Wine Podcast which garners over 20K listens per month. He has consulted on industry issues for brands, regional promotion entities and bev. alc. industry clients from more than 24 countries. Steve has worked on three expert witness projects with the first one resolved with a Motion for Summary Judgement, the second one settled on favorable terms, and the third currently in process. He is a frequent speaker and seminar moderator at major trade shows around the world including Vinitaly, Wine2Wine, Vinexpo (Bordeaux and New...

Steven P Raye Bevology, Inc.

Simsbury, Connecticut
Marketing, Food - Wine, spirits, alcohol, liquor, beverage alcohol, import wine, import spirits, wine and spirits trade shows, WSWA, three-tier system, 3 tier system, wine and spirits distribution, wine import contracts, TTB, author, journalist, celebrity brands, distributor contracts.
Steve is a U.S. wine and spirit industry consultant specializing in navigating the complexities of the U.S. market. He literally wrote the book and is the author of "How to Get U.S. Market-Ready", a comprehensive overview of how the beverage alcohol business in the U.S. operates. He has impeccable credentials including a B.S. from Cornell Univ., and as a lecturer at Cornell’s Hotel School and the Univ. of Bologna Business School. He hosts the Italian Wine Podcast which garners over 20K listens per month. He has consulted on industry issues for brands, regional promotion entities and bev. alc. industry clients from more than 24 countries. Steve has worked on three expert witness projects with the first one resolved with a Motion for Summary Judgement, the second one settled on favorable terms, and the third currently in process. He is a frequent speaker and seminar moderator at major trade shows around the world including Vinitaly, Wine2Wine, Vinexpo (Bordeaux and New...

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, Restaurant and Hotel Slip and Falls
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 40 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.

Kenneth B Kuscher Brunswick Food Service Educators

Boynton Beach, Florida
Food, Hotel & Restaurant - Food Safety, Food Illness, Food Poisoning, Food Serving, Food Fraud, Food Labeling, Food Spills, Proper Food Storage, Food Purchasing, Food Cooking, Food Temperature cooking, Food Holding temperatures, E.Coli prevention and all viruses
Ken has nearly 40 years of hands-on operational experience. In addition, he has extensive teaching experience at the college level, including food safety instruction. QUALIFICATIONS Certified ServSafe Instructor. Trainer: NEHA Food Safety / National Environmental Health Association. Trainer: Currently under a trainer contract with nine restaurants in the Miami, Florida area. As a Servsafe Instructor I have taught over 200 classes to Food Service Managers on Food Safety. Food Safety the entire cycle from before it is purchased, until after it is the customers Physical hands. This includes serving, as well as how the food was handled after the customer leaves the foodservice operation Including spills when the food is served as well as after it leaves the operation. COLLEGE TEACHING EXPERIENCE Lecturer: Cornell University, School of Hotel Administration. Food service, including food safety Adjunct Professor: Florida Atlantic University, School of Business. Food service, including ...

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, Food Label/Labeling, Correctional Healthcare, Food Poisoning, Food Adulteration, Health Claims, Public Health
Dr. Holliday has been a registered dietitian nutritionist for over 15 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 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...

Skip Stearns THE HOTEL EXPERTS, LLC

Stratham, New Hampshire
Hotel & Restaurant, Premises Liability - Hotels, Motels, Resorts, Hospitality, Food, Franchising, Gaming, Gambling, Casino Hotels, Hotel & Restaurant, Restaurants, Alcohol Service, Hotel Operations, Hotel Premises Liability, Safety, Hotel Security, Hotels/Hospitality, Lodging, Management, Risk Management, Slip, Trip & Fall, Wrongful Death
Safety, Security, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Personal Injury, Slip, Trip & Fall, Scalding, Drowning, Other Personal Injuries, Franchise and Management Contract Disputes, Industry Operating Standards & Product Standards, Safety & Security Standards, Emergency Procedures, Integrity Standards, Human Resources, Employee Qualifications & Hiring Practices, Standards for Employee, Wrongful Termination, Training, Sales & Marketing Practices, Casino & Gaming Operations, Food & Beverage Service, Alcohol Service

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, Dram Shop and Alcohol Service, Income and Profit Evaluations, Restaurant Training, Slip and Falls, Restaurant Wages and Tips, Food Safety, Customer and Employee Safety, Restaurant Harassment, Restaurant Business Damages, Restaurant Feasibility Studies
Alan has had over 42 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.
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