Laboratory Services

HACCP Assurance Services laboratories provide exceptional quality in microbiology testing services through consistent, accurate and reliable testing results. Our professional microbiologists and technicians utilize standard testing methodologies (AOAC, ISO, FDA, USDA) as well as customized per your request.

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.

Our Laboratories are open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year.

Microbiological Analysis

Pathogens:

Campylobacter
Clostridium perfringens
Cronobacter
• E. coli O157:H7
Listeriamonocytogenes
Listeria spp.
Salmonella spp.
Shigella spp.
Staphylococcus aureus
• STEC

Microbial Toxins:

Staph enterotoxin
• Aflatoxin
• Ochratoxin A

Indicator Organisms:

• Aerobic Plate Count
• Anaerobic Plate Count
Bacillus cereus
Campylobacter
Clostridia spp.
• Coliforms
• Generic E. coli
Enterobacteriaceae
• Fecal Coliforms
• Lactic Acid Bacteria
Leuconostoc mesenteroides
• Psychrotrophic Plate Count
Salmonella spp.
• Yeast & Mold

Technical Offerings

Validation Studies
• Growth Inhibition Studies
• Inactivation Studies
• Combination Studies
• In-house Challenge Studies

Microbial identification & Subtyping
• REP-PCR Subtyping
• Bacterial identification
• Fungal identification

Shelf Life Studies
• Refrigerated storage studies
• Spoilage microorganism growth
• Temperature and humidity chamber stability studies
• Room temperature/ambient storage studies
• Organoleptic evaluation
• Accelerated shelf life storage studies

Microbial assessments
• Pathogen harborage investigations
• Spoilage organism source investigations
• Sanitary dressing procedure evaluations
• Environmental sampling site assessments
• GMP evaluations
• Sanitation evaluations

Chemistry Analysis

• Nutritional Analysis
• Proximate Testing
• Allergens
• Meat Speciation
• Pesticide Residues

• Antimicrobial Residues
• Minerals, Metals & Heavy Metals
• Rancidity
• Contaminants
• Additives

Consulting & Training

In addition to our laboratory services, we offer custom consulting & training to food industry clients on a wide range of related matters.

Our consultants have helped clients with a wide range of services, including:
• HACCP, HARPC, Food Safety Management Systems
• Audits & compliance assistance, preparation & response (SQF, BRC, vendor programs)
• Environmental Monitoring Programs (EMP) design
• Label Compliance (FDA & USDA)
• Nutritional Facts
• Organic Certifications
• Pathogen Troubleshooting
• Regulatory Issues

Food Safety Training

We offer Introductory and AdvancedHACCP Coursesaccredited by the International HACCP Alliance.

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Headquarters:

25 Naus Way

Bloomsburg, PA 17815

1(800)265-0456