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 Expert  107697

Expert in Food Quality Control & Development

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Illinois (IL)
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise: Listed with other top experts in: 
FOOD PROCESSING; FOOD PROCESSING EQUIPMENT; FOOD PRODUCTS. Expert's career has involved a wide range of products, equipment, and plant scale-up. He is particularly skillful in translating benchwork to successful plant manufacturing.

FOOD QUALITY ASSURANCE AND QUALITY CONTROL. Expert has been involved with theory, application, and implementation of quality systems, and can identify essential testing to control desired attributes.

SALAD DRESSING. Expert is extensively skilled in all aspects of ingredient usage, product development, emulsion stability, and manufacturing. His expertise also includes microbial control theory and practice.

FOOD REGULATIONS; FOOD PRESERVATION. Expert keeps up-to-date on new and past laws as they relate to FDA and USDA products. He is also skillful in developing ingredient statements and nutritional breakdowns.

FOOD INGREDIENTS; NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT. Expert has a strong command of ingredient function, sources, and costs, and can apply the proper ingredient in the development of new products.

GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICE (GMP); FOOD SAFETY. Much of Expert's career has been in plant environments, from both an audit and line viewpoint. He has a thorough understanding of safety issues as they relate to the product and process environment.

FRUIT PRESERVES; SWEETENERS. Expert has formulated and run quality systems on fruit preserves and sweeteners. Sweeteners have applications to fruit products, as well as a host of other products.

DRY FOOD PRODUCTS. Expert has extensive experience working with coffee, tea, cocoa, spices, coatings, seasonings, and desserts. He also has a strong background in formulation and manufacturing.


dried food product


food preservation


food processing


food processing equipment


food quality assurance


food regulation


food safety


Good Manufacturing Practice


salad dressing

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Chicago, Illinois;  Rockford, Illinois;  Aurora, Illinois;  Naperville, Illinois;  Joliet, Illinois;  Elgin, Illinois;  South Bend, Indiana;  Gary, Indiana;  Milwaukee, Wisconsin;  and Madison, Wisconsin.

Often requested
with this expert:

Food Protection: Defense & Safety: Sorbic Acid; Microbial...
Food Processing and Packaging
Food Plants and Food Processing
Food Additives and Ingredients, Food Processing

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1966   MBA   Statistics   University of Chicago  
1959   BS   Food Engineering   Illinois Institute of Technology  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1989 to



Independent Consultant


1988 to 1989


Lawrence Food Products


Director of Quality Assurance and Product Development


1981 to 1988


Continental Food Products


Technical Director


1976 to 1981


Conway Import Company


Technical Director


Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of the Association of Dressing and Sauces and was on the Executive Technical Board for five years. He is also a member of the Institute of Food Technologists, the American Society for Quality Control, the International Association of Milk, Food, and Environmental Sanitarians, the American Association of Cereal Chemists, and the American Organization of Analytical Chemists. He has been awarded CFS status by the IFT


SQF Certified Consultant

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Expert is experienced in on-site auditing of producers, distribution centers, and transport vehicles for food safety. He has also provided on-site product development as well as problem solving (formulation or processing).
Recent Client Requests:
  • Food quality expert for consulting on food quality and product improvement.
  • Food expert for consulting on sauce & dressing formulation.
  • Expert for consulting on Needed.
  • Food quality control program expert for consulting on QC/QA Evaluation.
  • Expert for consulting on add preservatives.
  • Expert in FDA Food Modernization Safety Act of 2010.
  • Expert in juice process authority for consulting on Cherry Juice Concentrate Process Authority.
  • Expert for consulting on Shelf Stable Salad Dressing/Mayo Processing
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in intota for consulting on Food borne Illness, food safety.
  • Food quality control expert needed for consulting regarding a canned tomato product quality control.
  • Immigration expert for consulting on O-1 Visa petition issues.
  • Dairy processing expert for consulting on dairy processing GMP and quality control.
  • Expert in dairy manufacturing equipment & production volume for litigation involving a large yogurt manufacturer.
  • Fda labeling expert dietary for consulting on FDA dietary supplement.
  • Expert in engineering food products for consulting on evaluation of black cocoa asphyxiation.
  • Food safety expert for consulting on food safety litigation.
  • Quality control for food grade oils
  • Expert fda labelling for consulting on Correcting Ingredient Label.
  • Expert for consulting on safety features of a large commercial juicer for products liability case.
  • Expert in food borne illness and regulatory compliance for litigation in Canada involving the ordinary standard of care to be employed by the CFIA, PHAC and HC.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Spanish   Expert speaks some conversational Spanish.

Additional Skills and Services:

Expert has developed training sessions in salad dressing technology, quality system design and function, and laboratory methodology and calibration.

Other Skills and Services

Other consulting services that Expert provides include nutritional information for labels and ingredient statements, elimination of spoilage agents, and HACCP development and implementation.


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