Title II, Section 202 of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), signed into law in January 2011, instructed the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to establish a program for the testing of food by accredited laboratories. FSMA stipulated that accredited labs must possess “a demonstrated capability to conduct one or more sampling and analytical testing
Q Laboratories is the first United States-based laboratory to include Norovirus and Hepatitis A testing in food, water and environmental samples listed on their ISO 17025 Scope of Accredited Methods. An A2LA Assessor was onsite at Q Laboratories on June 15 to evaluate the rapid, qualitative methods and facilities used to screen for the viruses.
As the weather warms and the sun peeks out from behind the clouds, thoughts turn to outdoor activities and enjoying the pleasant weather. What follows is the inevitable need for sunscreen/sunblock products to help keep consumers and their families safe. This requires sunscreen product manufacturers to perform due diligence to assure the products they place
Q Labs Offers MIC Testing & MBC Testing for Product Formulation MIC Definition & Purpose The Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) is defined as the lowest concentration of an antimicrobial ingredient or agent that is bacteriostatic (prevents the visible growth of bacteria). MICs are used to evaluate the antimicrobial efficacy of various compounds by measuring the
Founded in 1966, Q Laboratories, Inc. has served the food, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, health & beauty care and OTC industries, providing cutting-edge microbiology and analytical chemistry laboratory services. For 50 years, we have helped companies around the world produce safe, high quality products and assisted them in maintaining the high level of excellence they demand for