experience, pragmatism, follow-through


Burdock Group offers focused expertise to four principal industries:


We have the breadth to cover entire product lines and the depth to manage the most complex assessments. Our consultants have expertise in diverse scientific and regulatory areas, which gives Burdock Group uncommon diversity and your product a competitive edge.

Burdock Group offers a unique mix of capabilities to bring your product to market: access to proprietary databases of the most up-to-date research, vast experience in regulatory compliance, and critical project management skills.

With unparalleled range and depth of safety assessment and regulatory compliance capabilities, Burdock Group will respond to your particular needs. We begin with a complimentary consultation to examine your requirements and develop a specific strategy - no unworkable "blue sky" scenarios or extraneous, and costly, bells and whistles. Then, with our expertise in project management, we'll "close the loop"' and manage each step of the process to ensure your satisfaction - and your success.

We have the knowledge and infrastructure to find the right answers - and the skills to design realistic options that fit your budget and time frame. No guesswork, no surprises, just practical solutions you can depend on from start to finish.

Our services include:

  • Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) Dossier and Notification
  • Feasibility Assessments
  • Claims Substantiation
  • Food/Color Additive Petitions
  • Safety & Risk Assessments
  • FDA/USDA/EPA Representation
  • Consumption Analysis
  • Label Strategy and Reviews
  • Study Placement, Protocol Design and Monitoring
  • New Dietary Ingredient (NDI) Notifications
  • Technical and Scientific Writing and Publications
  • White Papers and Monographs
  • FDA Document Submission
  • Food Contact Notifications
  • General Consulting Services



The Importance of a Thorough Safety Assessment


Your customers trust you to provide safe and effective products. Your company expects you to preserve brand integrity. The team at Burdock Group can give you the assurance to do both. We offer a full range of safety-related services supported by the most current scientific research.

We are the industry leader in safety assessment services. Our powerful, privately held databases enable us to analyze the vast amounts of scientific information quickly and accurately. We routinely prepare GRAS dossiers and Notifications, conduct scientific literature searches, execute consumption (exposure) analysis, assemble Expert Panel reviews and prepare risk assessments.

The safety of your customers and the integrity of your brand are too valuable for anything less than a comprehensive review by full-time professionals, supported by an infrastructure unrivaled within the food-ingredient consulting industry.

Burdock Group provides you with the highest level of confidence in the safety and effectiveness of your products - confidence that you can pass on to your customers and your investors.