You will never meet a more dedicated, passionate consulting team than the TAG team.

We bring decades of global food safety experience, in both government and food

industry companies alike, to provide the expertise and guidance our clients need
to achiev
e better results.


 

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DAVID ACHESON, MD

CEO & President

30+ yrs industry experience including Former Associate Commissioner for Foods at FDA and Chief Medical Officer at the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service.

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ROLANDO GONZÁLEZ, PhD

Vice President, Public Health

15+ years industry experience including technical and senior roles at Target, Buhler AG and 3M Food Safety.  Degrees include Bachelors in Microbiology and PhD in Food Science and Public Health.  Learn more about Rolando González.

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CAMERON PRINCE

Vice President, Regulatory Affairs
 

30+ years industry experience in food regulatory programs in both US and Canada, including Senior executive role at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). Learn more about Cameron Prince.

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BENJAMIN MILLER, PhD, MPH, RS

Senior Director, Regulatory and Scientific Affairs

20+ years industry experience in  public health, food regulation and food safety management serving as Division Director of the Food and Feed Safety Division at the Minnesota Department of Agriculture and as an epidemiologist at the Minnesota Department of Health. Learn more about Benjamin Miller.

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Dr. Liliana Casal-Wardle, Ph.D.

Senior Director, Food Safety

30+ years industry experience, providing leadership and direction to suppliers, internal facilities, external partners and distributors, based in the US and internationally. Learn more about Liliana Casal-Wardle.

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ANABELLE BROADBENT, PhD

Director, Food Safety

30+ years industry experience in government, private and academia. Internationally recognized pathogenic food microbiologist, with PhD in Biology/Pathogenic Microbiology. Learn more about Anabelle Broadbent.

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ERIC EDMUNDS, JD

Director, Food Safety

 

10+ years industry experience in legal, regulatory and food industry. Registered Environmental Health Specialist with the NEHA, holds a  B.S. in Biology, Juris Doctor degree. Learn more about Eric Edmunds.

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CHRISTOPHER SNABES, MS

Director, Food Safety

 

18+ years industry experience in the food industry specializing in food microbiology and food safety. BS in Professional Microbiology, MS in Biology, and is a  Certified Food Scientist (CFS). Learn more about Christopher Snabes.

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MARY HOFFMAN, MS

Director, Food Safety

 

17+ years industry experience in technical and managerial positions at a variety of food production companies, directing corporate and facility-level quality, R&D, and laboratory teams and maintaining complete oversight of food safety management systems.  MS in Food Safety and Biosecurity.  Learn more about Mary Hoffman.

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LILY YANG, PhD

Associate, Food Safety

 

6+ years experience, an enthusiastic and collaborative science communicator. She is a food safety culture specialist focused on the impacts of consumer and stakeholder attitudes, behaviors, and technological utilization within the food system.   

Learn more about Lily Yang

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RICH SIMMONS

Senior Advisor, Food Safety

30+ years experience in the food industry specializing in GFSI food safety management system standards. Learn more about Rich Simmons.

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STEPHEN HUFFORD

Senior Advisor, Food Safety

40+ years experience in the food manufacturing industry specializing in all segments of food processing and packaging.  Stephen focuses on GFSI, HACCP, Sanitation and Pre-Requisite Programs.  Learn more about Stephen Hufford.

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GARY G. GOESSEL

Senior Advisor, Food Safety

45+ years experience include 20 years as Plant Sanitarian and 10 years as a Plant Quality Manager for the Keebler Bakery in Grand Rapids, Michigan. His former responsibilities cover Sanitation support for Kellogg Company Global, focusing on Hygiene and Sanitation Performance Standards as well as Sanitary Design support for Kellogg Global Engineering.  Learn more about Gary G. Goessel.

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LISA JO LUPO

Senior Advisor, Communications

30+ years experience in the food industry specializing in food safety, quality, defense, and regulatory communications. Internationally published, award-winning writer, BA from The Ohio State University

Learn More about Lisa Jo Lupo.

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DESIREE KRAMER

Senior Director, Administration

10+ years of experience in administration and leadership roles.  

Learn more about Desiree Kramer.

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ERIN WORK
Director, Business Operations

10+ years experience in developing excellent customer relationships and driving customer success. Learn More about Erin Work.

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JAMES ACHESON

Senior Manager, Food Safety

9+ years of experience in managing operations, building business infrastructures, assisting companies to manage supply chain risk,  providing customer account support. Learn more about James Acheson.

Your team's responsiveness through our challenging FDA inquiry has been over the top. We truly appreciate your assistance.

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