Food and Beverage

What is this?? Getting Unidentified Substance Testing

Not Exactly How TV Shows Perform Unknown Substances Testing Often exaggerated and glamorized in television shows, unknown substance testing isn't as glamorous or speedy in real-life laboratories. We’ve all seen it in those classic scenes—the main characters stumble...

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Tea Testing

Last week Contract Laboratory received a tea testing request from a company needing an analytical chemistry laboratory to perform caffeine content testing in brewed tea samples. If you are a tea or a coffee or food product manufacturer, importer, or seller and need...

Coffee Bean and Coffee Beverage Testing

Are you a coffee beverage manufacturer that needs independent test laboratories for Quality Control release testing of your finished coffee beverages prior to shipping? Or, are you coffee bean producer that needs a independent contract test laboratory for Quality...

Coffee Beverage Testing and Analysis

EWG’s Dirty Dozen

Every year since 2004, the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a not for profit environmental organization, releases a report detailing the 12 dirtiest fruits and vegetables, dirtiest meaning most pesticide contaminated. The pesticides include any chemical used to...

Listeria Testing and Analysis

Listeriosis is generally contracted by eating food contaminated by the Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. Listeria is found in soil, water, and some animals, such as poultry and cattle. It is unusual because it can grow in a refrigerator. Listeria monocytogenes...

Salmonella Testing and Analysis in Food

Need testing for salmonella done? A golden brown turkey, fragrant cornbread stuffing with sage and smooth creamy gravy. A classic traditional favorite at Thanksgiving. While families are finding their heirloom roasting pans and gravy bowls, manufacturers' and...


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