Consumer Products [PSMC]

Evaluate the safety, viability, and compliance of food and food additives

When you need rigorous scientific quality assessment to ensure global regulatory compliance, rely on Exponent's food and nutrition scientists to evaluate food safety and nutrition, understand technical and regulatory aspects of food products, and characterize dietary exposure to food ingredients and contaminants.

How do Exponent's multidisciplinary teams provide support for every step of your food product's development and management lifecycle?

When it comes to food product development, food safety and nutrition evaluation, and regulatory compliance, there are many moving parts, including ideation, ingredient sourcing, processing, commercialization, engineering, production, quality management, compliance, marketing, and sales. With decades of global industry experience, Exponent's food and nutrition specialists are recognized experts in food science and nutrition, dietary intake assessment, food safety evaluation, government consulting, and regulatory support.

We work closely with your internal teams to develop regulatory strategies, support safety assessments for food additives, generally recognized as safe (GRAS) substances, and new dietary ingredients, and prepare the scientific support required for health, nutrient and ingredient content, and structure and function claims. We also provide dietary intake estimates for the U.S., EU, U.K., and other countries.

Capabilities & Services

Exponent takes a step-by-step approach to supporting your food product development lifecycle — from food product and non-food product safety evaluations, dietary and nutritional assessments, to risk assessments of proposed additives, fortification, food contact materials, and nutraceuticals, to food labeling and health claims evaluation, and to literature reviews and nutritional epidemiology.

Our Capabilities Are Unparalleled

With expertise in over 90 disciplines and hundreds of capabilities, tools, and methodologies — we get to the root of even the most complex challenges and give you the objective answers you need.


Our global and comprehensive expertise across industries gives us a deep understanding of current challenges, best industry practices, and the implications of emerging technologies.