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Expert in Food Packaging: Barrier Film, Food Chemistry, Moisture-Barrier Packaging, Materials, Oxygen Effects


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Michigan (MI)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise: Listed with other top experts in: 
FOOD PACKAGING; PACKAGING MATERIAL. Expert is widely recognized as a leader in the technology and business of food packaging. He has an extensive background related to the options available when selecting packaging materials and packaging systems for food products. His background also provides a unique understanding of the engineering aspects of production and distribution coupled with extensive knowledge regarding the product system.

BARRIER FILM; MOISTURE-BARRIER PACKAGING; MOISTURE BARRIER FILM. Expert's specific areas of expertise includes the migration of minor constituents and additives from plastic films into food products, barrier properties of packaging materials, package-product compatibility, nutrient retention in food packaging, plastics in packaging, thermal process design for food processing, physical chemistry of foods, and shelf life of oxygen and moisture sensitive products.

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barrier film

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food chemistry

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food package

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food packaging process

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food processing

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moisture barrier film

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moisture-barrier packaging process

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packaging material


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Detroit, Michigan;  Grand Rapids, Michigan;  Warren, Michigan;  Flint, Michigan;  Sterling Heights, Michigan;  Lansing, Michigan;  Ann Arbor, Michigan;  Livonia, Michigan;  Dearborn, Michigan;  and Toledo, Ohio.

Often requested
with this expert:

Food Packaging, Food Safety, Food Quality, Food Additives;...
Food Packaging Technology
Packaging Development, Microwave Heating Packages and...
Food Processing and Packaging

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1972   PhD   Food Science (Major) and Packaging (Minor),   Rutgers  
1970   MS   Food Science (Major) and Packaging (Minor),   Rutgers  
1966   BA   Industrial Engineering,   LeHigh University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1980 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

School of Packagin

 

Professor

 

1973 to 1980

 

Cornell University

 

Food Science

 

Assistant Professor

 

1972 to 1973

 

Thomas J. Lipton, Inc.

 


 

Scientist

 

Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Expert is an active member of five professional societies. He is a founding member and twice chairman of the Packaging Division of The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) He also serves as chair of the Packaging Committee of IFT's Office of Public and Scientific Affairs and as the information source for food packaging. He is a member of the Institute of Packaging Professionals and served on the steering committee for the merger of SPHE & PI/INT'L.

Professional Appointments

Expert presently serves as an editor or technical reviewer for six journals. He is a member of the Board of Scientific Advisors for the American Council on Science and Health. In 1999 he served as a member of former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop's panel to review the safety of plasticizers.

Awards/Recognition

The Packaging Division of IFT selected Expert as the sixth recipient of the Riester-Davis Award for "outstanding achievement in Food Packaging" in 1991. He has been the advisor to 3 student organizations and was the recipient of the Alpha Zeta Distinguished Service Award in 1983.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He has contributed to three texts, authored or co-authored more than 25 articles, and presented more than 50 papers at national and international scientific meetings.


Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
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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:
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  • Expert in Corrogated Packaging.
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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.

International Experience:
Summary
Expert has served as a consultant to UNIDO, ITC, GATT, the National Academy of Sciences, Foreign Governments, and numerous food processing and packaging companies in Brazil, Portugal, Taiwan, New Zealand, France, Thailand, Morocco, Mexico, Indonesia, Spain, Italy, the United Kingdom, Kuwait, Chile, Saudi Arabia, China, and the United States.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language  
Portuguese  
French  
Spanish  

Additional Skills and Services:
Other Skills and Services

Expert has served as a consultant to UNIDO, ITC, GATT, the National Academy of Sciences, Foreign Governments, and numerous food processing and packaging companies in Brazil, Portugal, Taiwan, New Zealand, France, Thailand, Morocco, Mexico, Indonesia, Spain, Italy, the United Kingdom, Kuwait, Chile, Saudi Arabia, China, and the United States.


 

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