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A small, hard-working consulting firm based in Toronto, Canada.  Established in 1999, we hit the ground running following 20 years of corporate R&D and Quality Assurance success.
2002 saw cosmetic and cosmetic like drugs (OTC DIN and NPN) quality assurance and regulatory services added to our food industry expertise.
Canadian market focus with broad experience including USA and Europe
James Summers
Founder and Principal

Jim traded a real job in a real building with operating an efficient home based consulting business. Leveraging a Bachelor of Science in Food Science along with continued training in the world of cosmetic and OTC quality assurance and regulatory, Jim has over 39 years of experience.

Jim is hands on with the business and prides himself on quick action.

He’s a dog person. Office mascots are Jack Russels, Spot and The Flash.

Harold Van Johnson
Office Manager

Harold left the corporate world of call center quality assurance management and began developing his art and lifecasting talents. He jumped at the chance to work in a smaller and fast paced environment and joined Food Science Solutions in 2011

Harold acts as the office manager and administrative assisstant.  And he is also a dog person. He gives too many cookies to the office dogs.

Office Dog#1

Spot is the boss, or so he thinks. Spot has to watch his weight since he is a senior citizen and has a penchant for begging non stop for cookies.

Office Dog#2

The FLASH, fastest dog and ball catcher constantly challenges Spot but they are best buds.


“We're a small and growing consultancy. We look forward to meeting you and your team and helping you define your goals, develop solutions - and realize them! So what are you waiting for, let's meet" 

James Summers, Principal Food Science Solutions Inc

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