Martin Mitchell, RFA Technical Director

Martin Mitchell has been the Technical Director of the RFA since 1981. Mr. Mitchell is also the managing director of Certified Laboratories, Inc. with locations in New York, Southern and Northern California and Illinois. Certified Laboratories is an independent laboratory specializing in microbiological and chemical analysis of beverages, refrigerated foods and other products. Mr. Mitchell is a member of the American Spice Trade Association and former chairman of its technical group, as well as a board member. Mr. Mitchell is the former chairman of the Microbiological Analytical Chemistry Section of ACIL and was also on its board of directors. He is a former director of the National Coalitions of Food Importers Association, and past chair of the IFT refrigerated and frozen food division.