Food Safety Expert Witnesses

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Food safety expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including food processing, foodborne illness investigation, restaurant safety, food handling and storage, and agricultural safety. Some of the most common food safety expert witness specialties also include HACCP system implementation, food labeling regulations, food allergen management, food microbiology, and food quality control. They can opine on the effects of improper food handling, cross-contamination risks, outbreak source identification, regulatory compliance failures, and the impact of poor sanitation practices.

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Daniel C. CoxView profile

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Mr. Daniel C. Cox

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Vermont

Mr. Daniel C. Cox has 42 years of experience in the Coffee Industry. He earned his BA from Norwich University and today, he is a licensed Notary Public in the State of Vermont. Formerly, this expert served as the Executive Vice President of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters and as the Vice President of Specialty Coffee Holdings. He currently serves as the Founder and President of Coffee Enterprises...

Food Safety Expert Witness | FloridaView profile

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Food Safety Expert Witness | Florida

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Florida

This expert is recognized as one of the country's top food safety trainers and has 25+ years experience as a food safety consultant in the food industry. Currently, he has recently retired as president and founder of an independent food service practice which provides consulting and training to food service and lodging companies throughout the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean. The expert...

Nutritional Management Services & Hospitality Expert Witness | New YorkView profile

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Nutritional Management Services & Hospitality Expert Witness | New York

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New York

This highly qualified expert has extensive experience in Food Safety and Nutritional Management Services. He holds certifications including ServSafe Food Safety Instructor/Proctor; Certified Executive Chef; Certified Culinary Educator; Registered Dietician; as well as a New York State License from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This expert is nationally recognized as a food safety...

Food Safety Expert Witness | GeorgiaView profile

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Food Safety Expert Witness | Georgia

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Georgia

This expert trains on all phases of the food service operation. He is a certified ServSafe Instructor, Registered Examination Proctor, Certified SURE HACCP Food Safety Trainer, and Certified SURE HACCP Food Safety Manager. The SURE HACCP Food Safety Manager Certification is approved by the International HACCP Alliance. Prior to his food safety experience, he worked at a variety of hospitals in...

Restaurant Operations Expert Witness | ConnecticutView profile

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Restaurant Operations Expert Witness | Connecticut

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Connecticut

Robert Marcarelli is a well-known and respected chef, manager and restaurant consultant known throughout the Connecticut area. He has over fifteen years of hands-on business experience in restaurants, retail, catering, and the hospitality industry and over 20 years in business management. Robert’s experiences of working in the front and back of the house are what give him the competitive edge...

Food Services / Restaurants Expert Witness | New JerseyView profile

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Food Services / Restaurants Expert Witness | New Jersey

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New Jersey

This expert earned his Ph.D in Hospitality and Tourism Management at Purdue University. His research interests focus on the areas technology and foodservice; he has successfully published works in Hospitality Review Journal and Journal of Foodservice Business Research. His teaching experience include food and beverage management and hospitality management.

Restaurant Operations Expert Witness | TexasView profile

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Restaurant Operations Expert Witness | Texas

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Texas

This expert on Resturant Operations has 34 years of experience in all segments of the hospitality industry. He obtained his BS in Hospitality from Florida International University and held various managerial positions as well as director positions for a Pizza Chains before moving on to more senior positions in the Food and Beverage Industry. He currently works as the Director of Operations at a...

Food Safety Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a food safety expert witness in legal proceedings?

A food safety expert witness provides specialized knowledge and insights on matters related to food production, handling, storage, and consumption. They can testify on issues like foodborne illnesses, contamination, and regulatory compliance.

What types of cases might require a food safety expert witness?

Cases involving food poisoning outbreaks, product liability claims related to contaminated or mislabeled food products, and disputes over regulatory compliance often require a food safety expert witness.

Can a food safety expert witness help with cases involving restaurant health code violations?

Yes, a food safety expert can provide valuable insights into whether proper protocols were followed, contributing to an understanding of the circumstances surrounding alleged health code violations.

Are there subspecialties within the field of food safety that an expert witness might focus on?

Yes, some experts may specialize in areas such as microbiology and pathogens, allergens, nutritional labeling, HACCP systems, or specific types of food processing techniques.

How can a food safety expert witness assist in a case involving a major foodborne illness outbreak?

An expert can identify potential sources of contamination, assess adherence to safety protocols, evaluate response measures taken by involved parties, and explain complex scientific concepts to the court.

How does Expert Institute select its Food Safety expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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