Food Microbiology

Shelf Life Evaluation/ Accelerated Shelf-Life Studies (Click here for more information)
Challenge Studies (Click here for more information)
Microbial Identification – 
bacteria, yeasts, and filamentous fungi

Commercial Sterility Evaluations

Virus Detection

  • Norovirus (GI & GII)
  • Hepatitis A

Link to FDA Food Safety Plan Builder

Microbiology

  • Aerobic Plate Count
  • Anaerobic Plate Count
  • Mold Count
  • Yeast Count
  • Pseudomonas Count
  • Coliform Count
  • Probiotic Count
  • Lactic Acid Bacteria
  • Mesophilic Plate Count
  • Cell Morphology (Gram Stain)
  • Thermophile Count
  • Fumonisins
  • Psychrophile Count
  • Osmophilic Yeast
  • Nitrofuran
  • Fluoroquinolones

Pathogen Detection

  • Salmonella
  • E. coli
  • Listeria spp.
  • Listeria monocytogenes
  • STEC
  • E. coli O157:H7
  • Campylobacter
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Clostridium perfringens
  • Shigella spp.
  • Bacillus cereus
  • Staphylococcus enterotoxin
  • Lactobacillus spp.
  • Cronobacter sakazakii

Environmental Monitoring

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  • Plant Sanitation/ HACCP Audits
  • Air Sampling
  • Total Plate Count
  • Coliform Count
  • Pathogens
  • Microbial Identification
  • Yeast / Mold Count/Identification
  • RODAC Plating
  • Air Density Analysis
  • Swab / Sponge Testing

Allergen Screening

  • Tree nut
  • Milk
  • Hazelnut
  • Soy
  • Peanut
  • Gluten
  • Egg
  • Shellfish

Others available on request