Dr. Mitchell enjoys consulting on an individual basis or as an scientific advisory board member. Her expertise covers a range of topics including: evaluation of analytical methods, data interpretation, experimental design, product concept design, processing evaluation, corporate education and analytical support to improve product quality, biological relevance and safety. Dr. Mitchell is co-director of the Food Safety and Measurement Facility at UC Davis and is familiar with contemporary food analysis methods and issues.

Dr. Mitchell especially enjoys the challenges of litigation support and has acted as an scientific advisor and/or expert witness on a range of topics for companies including: Mars, Inc, OceanSpray, Haliburtin Foods, Inc., Almond Industry in California, and Tampa Bay Fisheries among others.