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, Food Labeling, Food Poisoning, Foodborne Illness, Diabetes, Food Fraud, Food Manufacturing, Food Processing, Hospitality, Public Health, Academic, Alcohol Service, Antimicrobial, and Archival.

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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.

Kenneth B Kuscher Brunswick Food Service Educators

Boynton Beach, Florida
Food, Hotel & Restaurant - Food Safety, Food Illness, Food Poisoning, Food Serving, Restaurant accidents, Food and beverage Spills, Proper Food Cooking, Food Temperature cooking, Food Holding temperatures, E.Coli prevention and all viruses. During past year have had a number of cases concerning coffee spills at drive thru
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 ...

Alex LeBeau, PhD, MPH, CIH Exposure Assessment Consulting, LLC

Orlando, Florida
Industrial Hygiene, Toxicology - Indoor Air Quality, Exposure risk, Risk Assessment, Legionella, Legionnaires disease, PFAS, Environmental Science, Building science, Mold, Bacteria, Dose Assessment, Heavy Metal, Risk, Pesticide, PCB, Food, Waterborne Pathogens, Product Safety, OSHA, Antimicrobial
Problem solving Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) with over 16 years of experience evaluating environmental and occupational exposures to chemicals and biological agents (e.g., bacteria) from the industrial hygiene and toxicology perspective. History of performing human health risk assessments at contaminated sites using U.S. EPA and state regulatory guidelines and monitoring remediation activities at those sites enabling me to analyze risk and determine if any workers or residents would be impacted by residual contamination and/or remediation activities. I perform indoor environmental quality assessments to evaluate exposure impacts on building occupants - including Legionella and water quality assessments - at healthcare, residential, commercial, and industrial facilities as part of the comprehensive overall building science aspect of indoor environmental quality. Experience co-authoring industry guidance on COVID-19 and presented on COVID-19 at a number of conferences as an...

Willa L Carter CQG

Conyers, Georgia
Chemistry & Chemicals, Pharmaceutical Regulation - Medical devices, pharmaceutical research, patents, drug formulation, quality control, laboratories, manufacturing, drug packaging, cosmetics, food, ISO, International Standards of Harmonization (ISO), environmental conditions, compliance, sterilization, chemical synthesis, fermentation, components
Experienced Chemist with 25+ years of experience in quality control, raw materials, manufacturing, validation, and stability. Experience in pharmaceutical, medical device, cosmetics, and food industries. Former odor panel scientist at Proctor & Gamble as a contractor. Extensive teaching experience. International inspector.

Julia Skinner, PhD

Atlanta, Georgia
Food, Travel & Tourism - food history, archives, research, historian, library, librarian, culinary, founders, beverage, food, academic, food writing, editing, publishing, book history, publisher, editor, travel, hospitality, archival, fermentation, ferment, drinks, author, nonfiction, cultural history, research methodology
Dr. Julia Skinner is an expert in library and archival research and food studies. She has a PhD in Library & Information Science, is an award-winning food historian, and the founder of Root, which offers research consulting related to food and food history. She helps clients research the history of brands and public figures, trace the histories of specific ingredients and the development of food products, and conducts archival research for other cases where historical and research expertise are required. I have an extensive background in publishing and book history, and am happy to help with cases where this expertise may be useful (e.g. the publishing history of a specific book). Her work is backed by over a decade of rigorous experience and undergirded by her time spent in leadership positions in archives and libraries, giving her a deep understanding of how materials are organized, where to find them, and what questions to ask to uncover answers. She is able to provide notes...

Allison C Sylvetsky, PhD The George Washington University

Potomac, Maryland
Nutrition, Obesity - food, diet, ingredients, diabetes, metabolism, cardiometabolic disease, beverages, sugar, sweeteners, infant formula, infant feeding, public health, behavior, pediatrics, childhood obesity, gut microbiome
Dr. Allison Sylvetsky is a tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health in Washington D.C. and Director of the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition program. She received her doctorate in nutrition and health sciences at Emory University and completed post-doctoral training in the Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Obesity Branch at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Sylvetsky is a reputable, high-energy, and collaborative nutrition scientist with extensive research, teaching, grant writing, and publication experience and has published 66 peer-reviewed manuscripts in high-impact journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine and the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Dr. Sylvetsky is nationally and internationally recognized for subject matter expertise in the areas of obesity, beverage consumption, added sugars, artificial sweeteners, and infant and child nutriti...

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 Safety, 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...

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

Martinsville, 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. is a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology (F.A.A.M.) and a Fellow of the Institute of Food Technologists (F.I.F.T.). He holds a faculty appointment as 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. The US FDA recognizes him as an expert in food microbiology in support of GRAS petitions. 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, and has been appointed to many editorial boards. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers having more than 10,000 citations. Dr. Montville has also authored 16 chapters, and 10 books. H...

John L Stanton, PhD Saint Joseph's University

Sewell, New Jersey
Food, Business Operations - food business, Food Advertising , food Marketing, False food advertising , Food retailing, Food sales forecasting , Food supply chain
Biographical Information on John L. Stanton John L. Stanton has a Ph.D. in Quantitative Methods and Marketing from Syracuse University, and been in the food industry for about 40 years. He is currently professor and previously held endowed chair in the food marketing department at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. Dr. Stanton was elected to the European Retail Academy Hall of Fame, the Private Label Manufacturers Hall of Fame and a Lifetime Achievement award from the Promotion Optimization Institute. Besides academia, Dr. Stanton has also worked in the food industry. He has consulted for many nationally known food companies including Campbell Soup Company, Procter & Gamble, Acme, Kroger, Pepsi, Frito Lay, Florida Dept. of Citrus, Kellogg and others. Dr. Stanton was awarded an honorary Degree from "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy for contribution to Food, Nutrition and Health and from the Romanian-American University for contributions to Global food mar...

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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