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 Expert  107680

Expert in Dairy and Food Technology

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Wisconsin (WI)
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DAIRY PRODUCTS. A major portion of Expert's formal education was devoted to dairy products manufacturing. He teaches courses at the University of Wisconsin on dairy product design and milk, butter, cultured products, and frozen dessert manufacturing. He also teaches short courses on pasteurization and process control, frozen dessert manufacture, cheese grading, analytical methods for dairies, and specialty topics on HACCP, quality assurance, pasteurizers and cheese quality. He has served as an expert witness on many food- and dairy-related cases.

ULTRAFILTRATION; REVERSE OSMOSIS; DAIRY CLEANING AND SANITIZING. Expert's primary research focus has been on ultrafiltration and reverse osmosis. His research team has directed attention to separation technology, cleaning and sanitizing, whey protein fractionation and separation, whole milk concentration, and quality production techniques.

FOOD ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; MICROBIOLOGY LABORATORY. Expert has teaches a course on food analysis, has done research and has published chapters in texts dealing with analysis of food. He is an associate referee as well as general referee for dairy chemistry for the Association of Official Analytical Chemists. He has advised several companies on the construction, set-up, and operation of laboratories for microbiology and food analysis.

FROZEN DESSERT TECHNOLOGY; FOOD EMULSIFIER. Expert has written widely on the frozen dessert research conducted in his laboratory. He teaches an ice cream short course annually and a similar course within the Department of Food Science. His research has dealt with prewhipping, stabilization, emulsification, starches, flavor perception, fat substitutes, carbohydrate sources, and ice crystal growth. Considerable effort has been directed at measurement of ice crystals, air cells, and lamella. Together with Dr. David E. Smith, Expert is in the final stages of publication of an ice cream manufacturing text.

CHOLESTEROL; FAT; FAT SUBSTITUTE. Expert's research team worked on supercritical extraction technology with carbon dioxide to fractionate fats and to remove cholesterol (maximum 95% efficient). They have developed the technology with crystallization of fats to fractionate efficiently using centrifugation. The research effort has been directed at the manufcture of fat mimetics developed from whey protein and vegetable gum stabilizers. All techniques have been explored at pilot plant scale and prove to be feasible.


dairy cleaning


dairy product


dairy sanitizing


fluid dairy product


food analytical chemistry


food emulsifier


frozen dairy dessert


frozen yogurt


ice cream technology


microbiology laboratory




fat mimetic


cheese chemistry


cheese microbiology

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Milwaukee, Wisconsin;  Madison, Wisconsin;  Kenosha, Wisconsin;  Racine, Wisconsin;  Rockford, Illinois;  Aurora, Illinois;  Elgin, Illinois;  Waukegan, Illinois;  Arlington Heights, Illinois;  and Schaumburg, Illinois.

Often requested
with this expert:

Dairy Processing and Products
Dairy, Flavor, IMAT, Ultra-Pasteurization
Enzymic Modification of Food
Dairy Product & Process Development: Ricotta Processing,...

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1964   PhD   Food Science   Michigan State University  
1960   MS   Food Science   Michigan State University  
1958   BS   Dairy Technology   University of Massachusetts  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1964 to 2000






Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of the American Dairy Science Association, International Association of Milk, Food, Environmental Sanitarians, and the Association of Official Analytical Chemists.


He has received the Milk Industry Foundation Teaching Award in Dairy Technology (1981), the Outstanding Alumni Award from Michigan State University in 1987, General Referee of the Year Award from AOAC (1994), and the Alfa-Laval Agri Extension Award from the American Dairy Science Association (1994).

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has one patent (preparation of frozen yogurt in 1981) and over 100 publications in referred and other journals.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Journal of Dairy Science  
 - Journal of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on egg nog curdling.
  • Cheese and Ice Cream consultant.
  • Dairy expert for consulting on diary beverage formulation.
  • Expert in food plant design for consulting on food plant rationalization and design.
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 for consulting on over the road transit case involving yogurt temperature that is safe for human consumption.
  • Pasteurization expert witness for consulting on Yersinia outbreak at dairy pasteurization plant.
  • Food chemistry expert for consulting on Cheese colorant did not disperse properly and damaged cheese.
  • Dairy expert for consulting on dairy cream transfer equipment and CIP system in litigation.
  • Expert in manufacturing cheese in Wisconsin for consulting on mislabeling to fraudulently show the cheeses as complying with buyer contracts requirements.
  • FDA regulations expert for consulting regarding a fat free dairy product.
  • Dairy processing expert for consulting on dairy processing GMP and quality control.
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.


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