ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- EAS Consulting Group, LLC, leaders in FDA regulatory consulting services welcomes Mr. Steve Armstrong J.D. to its cadre of Independent Advisors, serving as an expert in Food Law and Regulations. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161130/444074LOGO Mr. Armstrong will play an integral role in EAS' new Product Development and Labeling Service, a service designed to help food firms faced with decisions to develop and market products that meet consumer demands in an environment of vague or non-existent regulatory guidance and regulation. EAS (and its predecessor companies) has been working with the global food industry for over 55 years to assure compliance with US regulatory requirements. This Strategic Consulting Service for Food Product Development and Labeling will take it one step further by working with R&D, regulatory and marketing managers who have to navigate in the absence of clear regulation. Mr. Armstrong has had over 20 years of experience advising leading consumer products companies on marketing and regulatory matters. Most recently, he served as the Chief Food Law Counsel at Campbell Soup Company, where he counseled Campbell businesses on food safety, food policy, labeling and regulatory compliance, including matters involving the Food and Drug Administration, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and food agencies around the world. Before coming to Campbell, Mr. Armstrong served as the Senior Marketing Counsel at Energizer's Schick-Wilkinson Sword Division and as the Assistant General Counsel for Marketing at Unilever United States. He also served as a regulatory and division counsel at Colgate-Palmolive Company. Mr. Armstrong is on the Board of Directors of the Food and Drug Law Institute in Washington, D.C., and is a frequent speaker on food law issues. Prior to his in-house practice, Mr. Armstrong worked as an associate in commercial litigation and regulatory matters at Townley & Updike in New York City. Before law school, he had over 12 years' experience as a journalist, including five years as an editor at The Miami Herald. Mr. Armstrong earned his bachelor's degree from Harvard College and his law degree from Columbia University.