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Michael M. Blumenthal

CONSULTING CHEMIST AND FOOD SCIENTIST
Certificate # 856
Libra Technical Center, LLC
101 Liberty Street
Metuchen, NJ 08840
Phone #: (732) 321-5200
Fax #: (732) 321-5203

Education:

B.A. Chem.(ACS Cert.) Adelphi University, 1969
M.S. Food Sci.(Flavor Chem.) Rutgers University, 1972
M.Phil. Food Sci.(Spectroscopy) Rutgers University, 1973
Ph.D. Food Sci.(Fats & Oils) Rutgers University, 1974
Graduate Minor in Packaging, Rutgers University, 1974

Technical Societies:

American Chemical Society,

American Association of Cereal Chemists,

AOAC – International, American Oil Chemists’ Society,

Institute of Food Technologists,

Society of Sigma Xi.

Previous Experience:

T.J. Lipton (Div. of Unilever), Englewood Cliffs, NJ 1962-1964; Best Foods (Div. of CPC Int’l), Union, NJ 1974-1975; DCA Food Industries (Div. of Lyons/United Breweries), 1976-1979; Adjunct Prof. Food Science Dept. and Continuing Education, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick, NJ 1988-present; Independent Consulting Practice since 1979.

Laboratory and Research Facilities:

Principal in a versatile, computerized, major instrumentation and wet chemistry laboratory which primarily develops and markets products for chemical measurement. In-house library, proprietary databases, on-line search service and ability to fill/package liquids and solids in short runs in smaller poly bags and jars

Publications and Patents:

Over 100 Food Chemistry and professional publications and three U.S. patents on quick testing systems for chemically degrading systems. Recognized international expert in frying science and technology.

Scope of Activities:

Analysis, Formulation, Process Improvements, Quality Control Methods Development, Process Documentation, Accelerated Shelf-Life and Stability Testing, International On-Site Problem- Solving/Resolution, Research Project Management, Experimental Planning, Design, and Analysis. Expert Witness.

Specializing In:

Analysis of Fats, Oils, Lipids, and Oleochemicals, Flavors, Beverages, and Packaged Foods Stability.