MICROBIOLOGY

analytical testing services

Advanced Food Labs provides the following analytical testing services to the food & beverage industry. Each analysis in our comprehensive scope of services follows strict adherence to only official and validated methods that meet national and international standards of proficiency. Every service we offer is performed utilizing the most advanced technologies, state of the art equipment, and technical expertise to ensure result precision and accuracy.

MICROBIOLOGICAL

  • Aerobic (Standard) Plate Count

  • Anaerobic Plate Count

  • Bacillus cereus

  • Campylobacter

  • Clostridium

  • Coliform

  • E. coli

  • E. coli O157:H7

  • Enterobacteriaceae

  • Heterfermentative Lactobacillus

  • Heterotrophic Plate Count

  • Lactic Acid Bacteria

  • Listeria

  • Listeria monocytogenes

  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa

  • Residual Bacteria Count

  • Salmonella

  • Staphylococcus

  • STEC (Shiga Toxin Producing E. coli)

  • Streptococcus

  • Vibrio

  • Yeast

  • Mold

  • Water Potability

 

FOOD ALLERGENS

  • Aflatoxin

  • Crustacea

  • Dairy

  • Egg

  • Gluten

  • Gliadin

  • Mustard

  • Peanuts

  • Soy

  • Multi Tree Nuts

PROXIMATE ANALYSES

  • Ash

  • Calories

  • Carbohydrates

  • Cholesterol

  • Fat

  • Fatty Acid Profile

  • Free Fatty Acids

  • Fiber

  • Moisture

  • Protein

 

CHEMICAL ANALYSES

  • Alcohol (ABV)

  • Arsenic

  • Brix

  • Butterfat

  • Cadmium

  • Caffeine

  • Capsaicin

  • CBD

  • Chloride

  • Chlorine (Total, Free)

  • Conductivity

  • Heavy Metals

  • Histamine

  • Lead

  • Mercury (Total)

  • Nitrates

  • Nitrites

  • Oxygen

  • Peroxide Value

  • Preservatives

  • pH

  • Phosphates

  • Salt

  • Solids (Dissolved, Suspended, Volatile)

  • Sugar Profile

  • Sugar Alcohol

  • Sulfites

  • Sulfates

  • TBA Value

  • Titratable Acidity

  • TVBN

  • Turbidity 

  • Water Activity

  • Water Phase Salt

 

NUTRITIONAL ANALYSES

  • Lab-Based Nutritional Evaluation

  • Database Nutritional Evaluation

  • Ingredients Statement Consulting

 

SHELF LIFE STUDIES

  • Shelf Life Evaluation

  • Accelerated Shelf Life Evaluation

  • Shelf Life Extension Consulting

  • Organoleptic Analysis

  • Product Spoilage Investigation​

 

VITAMINS & MINERALS

  • Vitamins (A,B1,B2,C,D,E, etc.)

  • Calcium

  • Copper

  • Iron

  • Magnesium

  • Potassium

  • Sodium

  • Zinc

 

CONSULTING SERVICES

  • Cost Reduction Assistance

  • Formulation Adjustment Consulting

  • Technical Advisory

  • Product and Process Audits

  • Operation Simplification

OTHER

  • Foreign Matter Identification

  • Decomposition

  • Entomology

  • Filth 

  • Rancidity

  • Other analyses available upon request.