EAS Independent Consultant, Thomas Bell, has a Ph.D. in Microbiology & Physiology from The Ohio State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine & College of Agriculture. His Master’s degree is in Microbiology & Nutrition. He is an expert in quality systems, compliance to standards and regulations, and prevention of microbial contamination through FSMA, GMP, HACCP and GFSI schemes in addition to 3D food printing and cell culturing for production of meat products.
Prior to consulting he oversaw Corporate Quality Assurance for Procter and Gamble, conducting risk management and compliance assessments to both industry and corporate standards for North American manufacturing operations and new international ventures. Also, at Procter and Gamble, he served as the Global Microbiologist under the Global Microbiology Organization where he developed and implemented operational standards and practices to mitigate product risk across multiple categories using standards of FDA cGMPs, HACCP and GFSI SQF. He has also worked as the Executive Director of Quality Assurance and Food Safety at Donatos where he established quality control procedures to validate product performance and audited supplier food safety and quality assurance programs ensuring food safety across store operations and in coordination with regulatory agencies. He was also worked with the Quality Systems, GMPs and HACCP systems for AIB International.
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