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Locate expert witnesses who may consult and testify on all areas of food by clicking on the below listed categories. The experts found in these areas may advise on food borne illnesses, food handling, restaurant industry standards, and food poisoning. Food experts on this page may provide reports on food preparation, food safety, meat, and nutritional analysis. These food experts may also provide testimony regarding nutritional supplements, food packaging, poultry, food sanitation, nutrition, food processing, fast food, and food courts, among other topics.

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Ernest P. Chiodo, M.D., J.D., M.P.H., M.S., MBA, CIH (Ernest Chiodo P.C.)
Ernest P. Chiodo, M.D., J.D., M.P.H., M.S., M.B.A., C.I.H. is a physician, an attorney, a Certified Industrial Hygienist (C.I.H), toxicologist, and a biomedical (biomechanical) engineer. Dr. Chiodo received his medical, law, and biomedical engineering... Learn More ›
Gary Coburn (Restaurant Concept Innovations)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Award-winning restaurant executive. Helped create, open, run, and advise hundreds of full service restaurants, limited service, quick-service, bars and nightclubs. Additional expertise in restaurant franchising...
ForensisGroup, Inc. (The Expert of Experts)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: For over 30 years, ForensisGroup has provided the nation’s top law firms, businesses, insurance companies, government entities with highly qualified expert witnesses and consultants. Experts referred by...
Robson Forensic, Inc.
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Robson Forensic is a national leader in expert witness consulting, providing technical expertise across many fields within engineering, architecture, science, and a broad range of specialty disciplines. We...
Sterling Anthony (Sterling Anthony Consultancy)
Location: Michigan
Areas of Expertise: Sterling Anthony, CPP, has more than 40 years of experience in packaging and related disciplines. His case specializations are: defective packaging and unreasonably dangerous products; failure-to-warn...
Julia Skinner
Location: Georgia
Areas of Expertise: 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...
Alex J. Balian, MBA (Balian & Associates)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Evaluation in the retail environment regarding slip/trip and falls, security, customer safety, employee training, food service, and product merchandising. Over 50 years experience in the retail industry...
THE HOTEL EXPERTS, LLC (Skip Stearns)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Experienced hotel and hospitality experts providing litigation consulting and impartial hotel expert witness research, reports and testimony. With associate offices in Arizona, Florida, Louisiana, Maine,...
Dennis P Gemberling (Perry Group International)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Over 35 years experience managing, operating and consulting on hotels, motels, resorts, inns, restaurants, bars, nightclubs, catering, special event facilities, casinos, and mixed-use real estate across...
David Scott Rutecki
Location: North Carolina
Areas of Expertise: David Rutecki offers expert witness and litigation support for restaurant related issues in the United States. David’s career spans 35 years of restaurant and hospitality related experience. Working in...
Gary L Deel, PhD, JD, CHSE, CHIA, CHE, CFE, SHRM-CP, APP (FC Consulting & Expert Witness)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Gary Deel, PhD, JD has 10 years of experience in executive-level positions in the hospitality industry and 10 years of experience teaching hospitality management and law curriculum for some of the nation's...
Dawn Hill (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Food Manufacturing & Food Safety Expert Dawn Hill is a Chemical Engineer & Food Safety Expert. She has 15+ years of experience relevant to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) of food products, with...
John A Gordon, MAFF (Pacific Management Consulting Group)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: John A. Gordon is a restaurant subject matter expert, and works complex restaurant analysis and advisory projects. Gordon is a certified Master Analyst, Financial Forensics and supports litigation matters....
Paul Romanos, Jr. (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Paul Romanos, Jr. Food and Beverage Operations & Dram Shop Expert PJ Romanos is a liquor liability and food / beverage operations expert with more than 3 decades of hands-on hospitality industry experience....
Consolidated Consultants
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Consolidated Consultants (CCc) continues to deliver high quality expert witness and medical expert witness referrals nationwide since 1995. CCc is the only referral service where you can view the full,...
Claire K Sand (Packaging Technology and Research, LLC)
Location: Minnesota
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Claire Sand is a Global Packaging Leader with over 35 years of food science and packaging experience. She is the top expert in the field of food packaging and has received the Lifetime Achievement...
Ewen C Todd (Ewen Todd Consulting LLC)
Location: Michigan
Areas of Expertise: Ewen C. D. Todd is President of Ewen Todd Consulting LLC and former Director of the National Food Safety and Toxicology Center and Professor at Michigan State University (MSU). He coordinated research...
Keystone Engineering Consultants, Inc.
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Keystone Engineering Consultants, Inc. is a multi-discipline, broad-spectrum firm providing comprehensive and qualified forensic engineering, architecture, scientific, biomechanics, and fire/arson investigation...
Food FAQs

What is a food expert witness?

A food expert witness is a professional qualilfied to testify regarding the safety and quality of food, including food handling, packaging, and distribution, among other related topics.

What is the role of a food expert witness?

A food expert witness is called upon to provide expert testimony in legal matters on the quality, safety, and labeling of food.

How much can a person make as a food expert witness?

Food expert witnesses may charge anywhere from $150 to $400 or more per hour, depending on such factors as their level of expertise, knowledge, location, and availability. The exact fee is negotiated between the expert and the attorney involved in the case.

What are the qualifications of a food expert witness?

The qualifications necessary to be a food expert witness include a deep knowledge of food science, food regulations, and the effects of food contamination and foodborne illnesses.

What type of evidence is reviewed in a lawsuit by a food expert witness?

A food expert witness may review various types of evidence in a lawsuit, including food safety regulations, industry standards, scientific research, and testing results to determine liability and damages.

What type of lawsuit might require the testimony of a food expert witness?

A lawsuit involving food safety, contamination, or labeling issues may require the testimony of a food expert witness to provide specialized knowledge and opinions on the matter.