|FOOD ANALYSIS AND NUTRITION LABELING
|We provide all types of chemical,
microbiological, and physical testing of
foods and supplements.
For foods, we provide nutrition label
analysis, including total fat, saturated
fat, mono-unsaturated fat,
polyunsaturated fat, trans fat,
cholesterol, carbohydrates, dietary
fiber, sugars, protein, calories,
calcium, sodium, iron, vitamin A and
vitamin C are determined. Additional
nutrients can also be determined. We
will suggest any FDA permitted label
claims. On January 1, 2006, the FDA
requires that the trans fat level be
listed on the nutrition label. We can
create new and improved foods and
food supplements. In some cases, we
can submit a patent application to the
USPTO. Organoleptic, shelf-life,
accelerated aging tests, and many
other tests can be provided.
Formulation, reformulation and
preservation research can be provided.
For food supplements we can assay
the active ingredients, check heavy
metals, determine stability,
disintegration time, preservative
effectiveness, weight variation, and
other tests. Also we analyze herbs,
vitamins, and minerals. We can make
small trial samples for evaluation.
If official USP, AOAC, or other methods
are not available, we will develop a
suitable method or protocol for testing.
|Our laboratory offers the
following testing services:
Complete chemical analysis to obtain
accurate values for the Nutrition
Additional analyses for all vitamins,
minerals, spices, and herbs.
Listing of permitted label claims.
Determination of FDA/AOAC water
activity and equilibrium pH required
for certain foods.
Guaranteed analyses for pet foods
Stability and shelf-life tests.
Design of foods to have desirable
properties including long shelf-life
and organoleptic stability.
Analysis of food supplements and
Analysis of dyes additives and
Analysis of bacteria and mold types
and levels for quality control as well
as for forensic purposes.
Light filth analysis based on
microscopic ID of insects and other
Assistance with meeting FDA
requirements and food laws.
Consulting regarding HACCP
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