MICROBIOLOGY

analytical testing services

MICROBIOLOGICAL ANALYSES

  • Acid Tolerant Bacteria

  • Aerobic Plate Count/Standard Plate Count

  • Anaerobic Plate Count

  • Bacillus cereus

  • Bacterial identification

  • Campylobacter

  • Clostridium

  • Coliform (MPN/Petrifilm, Rinse, VRB)

  • E. coli (MPN, Petrifilm, USP)

  • E. coli O157:H7

  • Enterobacteriaceae

  • Gram Stain

  • Lactic Acid Bacteria Count

  • Lactobacillus 

  • Listeria

  • Listeria monocytogenes

  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa (USP)

  • Psychotrophic Plate Count

  • Salmonella

  • Staphylococcus

  • STEC (Shiga Toxin Producing E. coli)

  • Streptococcus

  • Vibrio

  • Yeast & Mold

  • Yersinia

 

FOOD ALLERGENS

  • Crustacea

  • Dairy (Total Milk, Casein, BLG)

  • Egg

  • Gliadin (Gluten)

  • Mustard

  • Peanuts

  • Soy

  • Multi Tree Nuts

  • Wheat

PROXIMATE ANALYSES

  • Ash

  • Calories

  • Carbohydrates (Includes M, P, F, A)

  • Fat

  • Fatty Acid Profile

  • Free Fatty Acids

  • Fiber (Total Dietary, Crude)

  • Omega Fatty Acids (3,6,9)

  • Protein

  • Soluble Salt (NaCl)

 

CHEMICAL ANALYSES

  • Aflatoxin

  • % Alcohol

  • Brix

  • Chloride

  • Chloramphenicol

  • Heavy Metals

  • Histamine

  • Lead

  • Lycopene

  • Methyl Bromide

  • Mercury

  • Nitrates & Nitrites

  • Oil & Grease

  • % Oxygen

  • PCB

  • Pesticides

  • pH

  • Phenols

  • Phosphates

  • Rancidity

  • Settable Solids

  • Solids (Total Dissolved, Suspended, Volatile)

  • Somatic Cell Count

  • Sugar Profile

  • Sugar Alcohol

  • Sulfites& Sulfates

  • Total Oxygen

  • Turbidity 

  • Water Activity (Aw)

  • Water Potability (USDA)

  • Waste Water Composite (24Hr)

 

NUTRITIONAL ANALYSES

  • Database Nutritional Analysis

  • Lab-Based Nutritional Analysis

  • Nutritional Label (Old & 2016 Format)

  • Ingredients Statement

  • Milk Component Analysis

SHELF LIFE STUDIES

  • Shelf Life Evaluation

  • Accelerated Shelf Life Evaluation

  • Shelf Life Extension Consulting

  • Organoleptic Analysis

  • Product Spoilage Investigation​

VITAMINS & MINERALS

  • Vitamins (A,B's,C,D,E,K, etc.)

  • Calcium

  • Copper

  • Iron

  • Magnesium

  • Potassium

  • Sodium

  • Zinc

 

CONSULTING SERVICES

  • Cost Reduction Assistance

  • Technical Advisory

  • Product Development

  • Product and Process Audits

  • Operation Simplification

 

OTHER

  • Foreign Matter Identification

  • Decomposition

  • Entomology

  • Filth 

  • Other analysis available upon request.