About Us

We aspire to be your preferred laboratory provider and will provide you with the services you need to reduce risk, streamline your processes and achieve operational quality excellence.

Meet the Team


Tom Lonczynski

Tom is the president of HACCP Assurance Services, with over 25 years of food safety consulting experiences and having provided his expertise to thousands of companies over his career. Tom is an expert in addressing regulatory compliance and providing practical solutions and technical services. His team is not just capable of addressing any and all food safety management topics. The group is making food safer and reducing public health risks by applying the most innovative and unrivaled consultations.

Technical Director of Laboratory Services

Laura Cowin

Laura currently serves as the Laboratory Technical Director of HACCP Assurance Services where she oversees laboratory services, including routine microbiological testing, shelf-life evaluations, and other validation studies. Laura is available to discuss our laboratory services and provide consultation on laboratory design and organization.

Food Safety Consultant

Katie Ventra, MPA

Katie is one of HACCP Assurance Services veteran Food Safety Consultants, servicing Pennsylvania and surrounding states. Katie has a M.S. in Public Administration and is well versed in all aspects related to food safety and regulatory compliance. Katie is available to assist with the development and successful implementation of third-party food safety programs, such as SQF and BRC. Katie is also a resource for organic program implementation and internal auditing in addition to her familiarity with USDA-FSIS and FDA requirements.

Food Safety Consultant & Manager of Consulting Services

Joshua Cassar, Ph.D

Dr. Cassar graduated from Penn State University with a M.S. and Ph.D. in Meat Science where he focused on evaluating novel antimicrobial interventions for the meat and poultry industries. Dr. Cassar currently serves as a food safety consultant in Pennsylvania and surrounding states, primarily working with meat and poultry processors. Dr. Cassar also serves as the Manager of Consulting Services for HACCP Assurance Services. Dr. Cassar is well equipped with experience and knowledge of topics that will provide your facility with the information you need to maintain regulatory compliance in all aspects of food safety.

Food Safety Consultant

Andrea Perkins

Andrea is a Food Safety Consultant for HACCP Assurance Services. Andrea started her career in the meat industry in 2005 with USDA, FSIS as one of the first consumer safety career intern inspectors. In 2008 she was promoted to an Enforcement Investigations and Analysis Officer (EIAO). In 2012 she went to work for the National Meat Association as the Director of Regulatory Services and stayed through the mergers of the North American Meat Association and the North American Meat Institute. Andrea started with Superior Farms in 2017, as the Director of Food Science, where she oversaw food safety and animal welfare. Andrea received her Master’s in Business Administration and Bachelor of Science degree in Ag Business from Chico State. Andrea has experience with FSIS regulatory requirements, labeling, animal welfare, and GFSI audits.

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25 Naus Way

Bloomsburg, PA 17815


Oklahoma Lab

11119 Highway 76

Healdton, OK 73438