Kathy Knutson, Ph.D.

Kathy Knutson Ph.D.

Kathy Knutson, Ph.D. is a microbiologist and certified lead instructor for Preventive Controls for Qualified Individuals through the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance. She consults with companies in meeting FSMA requirements, including manufacturers in the cannabis industry as she educates on issues surrounding cannabis infused food products for sale in states with medical and recreational use legislation. Kathy has a Ph.D. in Food Science from the University of Minnesota and prior to consulting worked as a Food Safety Educator and Proficiency Program Coordinator with the Northland Laboratories.

Robert Kapp, Ph.D.

Robert Kapp Ph.D.

Robert Kapp, Ph.D. has over 30 years’ experience as a toxicologist involved with the management, development, and safety of new and existing products in a broad spectrum of industries including preclinical program study design, study reports, occupational and industrial toxicology and evaluating clinical and product safety data. Dr. Kapp assists EAS clients with writing critical position papers, GRAS notifications, 510(k) submissions, US EPA Premarketing Notifications, toxicology profiles, Safety Data Sheets and labels in the US and in global markets. Prior to consulting Dr. Kapp worked as Director, Toxicology Laboratory at Exxon Biomedical Sciences, Inc. He has a Ph.D. in toxicology from George Washington University.

Robin Guy

Robin Guy

Robin Guy is a board certified toxicologist and quality assurance consultant with more than thirty years of experience including nineteen years in industry (pharmaceutical toxicology & food ingredient safety assessment) and over sixteen years as an independent consultant. She is an expert in nonclinical toxicology, regulatory and Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs), designing/coordinating toxicology studies and programs, preparing regulatory submissions, including GRAS Notices, upgrading labs to GLP quality, and developing and presenting professional training courses worldwide. Prior to becoming a consultant, she served for eleven years with The NutraSweet Company/Monsanto, and for eight years with G.D. Searle & Co.