James Rogers is the director of food safety research and testing at Consumer Reports. Prior to joining Consumer Reports, Rogers held various positions at the USDA Food Safety Inspection Service.
He is responsible for leading the food safety and sustainability operations of the organization, including food testing, data analysis, and risk and safety assessments for various foods.
Prior to joining Consumer Reports, Rogers held various positions at the USDA Food Safety Inspection Service. This includes serving as the designated federal official for the National Advisory Committee for the Microbiological Criteria for Foods, the director for baseline studies and as the senior advisor for food safety and nutrition for the USDA Office of the Chief Scientist.
Rogers received his Doctorate in Microbiology and Immunology from The University of Michigan and a Master of Microbiology from Miami University