George A. Burdock, Ph.D.

dr burdockDoctor Burdock is President of the toxicology consulting firm Burdock Group, with offices located in Orlando, Florida. Dr. Burdock is an internationally recognized authority on the safety of food ingredients, personal care products and dietary supplements. He has more than 25 years of experience dealing with regulatory issues related to product safety and risk assessment.

He has over forty publications in scientific journals and has published three books, three editions of Fenaroli’s Handbook of Flavor Ingredients and the Encyclopedia of Food and Color Additives. He is co-author of the chapter “Food Toxicology” in the 7th edition (current edition) and the previous two editions of Casarett and Doull’s textbook “Toxicology,” the standard textbook and reference book in the field of toxicology.

Dr. Burdock is a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology, a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition and is a member of the American Chemical Society, the Society for Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, the Society of Toxicology, the American College of Toxicology and the Institute of Food Technologists (Professional Member status).