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Solutions was founded in 2000, after Guy had spent over 20 years
in progressively responsible food industry nutrition positions.
In the years since its founding, Johnson Nutrition Solutions has
provided consulting to over 50 clients including the food and beverage
industry and food-related trade & commodity organizations.
||McCormick Science Institute, Hunt Valley, MD 21031. Executive Director,
Guy devotes 50 percent of his time serving in the role of Executive Director of the McCormick Science Institute. The purpose of the Institute is to advance scientific knowledge on the health benefits of culinary herbs and spices by funding new research, disseminating information and providing standardized spices to the research community. Responsibilities include overseeing a prestigious Scientific Advisory Council, establishing and maintaining a vigorous research agenda, establishing partnerships with professional organizations and creating visibility for the Institute among health professionals and consumers. Vist www.mccormickscienceinstitute.org for more information
USA, Inc, Battle Creek, MI 49016. Vice President, Nutrition,
included identifying opportunities to deliver science-based
nutritional benefits to Kellogg consumers by working with
the academic/public policy community, forming and sustaining
partnerships with health and professional organizations, managing
nutrition and communication projects and helping develop and
execute nutrition-related business strategies for Kellogg
the first structure/function claim for folic acid and heart
health on a major conventional food category. Fourteen adult
cereal brands were fortified with 100% DV folic acid, vitamin
B6 & B12 and labeled with aggressive claims on the relationship
between serum homocysteine and vascular health.
Pillsbury Company, Minneapolis, MN 55414. Director of
Nutrition and Labeling Services, 1989-1998
Supported all business units including Green
Giant, Pillsbury brands (prepared dough products, dry baking
mixes, frozen pizza entrees and snacks), food service and
included providing the business units with technical and strategic
support designed to meet the needs of nutrition-conscience
consumers, coordinating all labeling-related regulatory activities
and coordinating the corporate nutrition information/educational
implementation of the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act
of 1990 (NLEA), which required the revision of more than
2,600 product labels in less than 18 months.
comments to regulatory agencies for all nutrition-related
regulations including NLEA, folic acid fortification, nutrient
content claims and definition of the term healthy.
industry’s first use of the “vegetables and
cancer” health claim on Green Giant vegetables.
nutrient content claims on more than one-third of Pillsbury’s
retail products in the United States
engaged major news media (e.g. Wall Street Journal, New
York Times, Time Magazine) to showcase Pillsbury’s
leadership role in nutrition and labeling
Products Company, Fremont, MI 49412. Director of Infant
included development of infant nutrition policy and implementation
with product development, marketing, professional communications
and nutrition research.
Preparation and revision of nutrition educational materials
design and coordinate nutrition research projects and resolve
pertinent technical issues.
“Dietary Guidelines for Infants (DGI),” in conjunction
with the American Academy of Pediatrics. The DGI received
high professional acclaim, and is one of the most successful
communications programs in the Company’s history
instrumental in launching “First Foods? Baby Foods”
– a nine-item line of strained fruits and vegetables
intended for young infants. First FoodsTM garnered a 9%
percent share of the $1B domestic baby food market after
major clinical study on the bioavailability of electrolytic
iron in infant cereal with Dr. Tomas Walter in Chili
State University, Frankfort, KY 40601. Faculty Research
nutrition research among elderly residents of the community.
Initiate research on the effect of dietary fiber on cholesterol