Category Archives: Beverage and Food Analysis

FSMA Final Rule on Produce Safety: Understanding the Importance of Water Testing Requirements

Last month U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials notified produce industry leaders that there would be a review of the Produce Safety Rule’s water quality requirements to address industry concerns, resulting in a likely delay in compliance. As of … Continue reading

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Year in Review: A Look Back on 2016

By Babcock Labs CEO, Allison Mackenzie I think it’s safe to say that 2016 has been a rollercoaster year. As we anxiously anticipate what 2017 has in store, I would like to reflect on some of Babcock Labs’ highlights of … Continue reading

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Horizon Technology Collaborates with Babcock Labs on Application Notes for 4-MEI

Horizon Technology, Inc. has just released its application notes for the analysis of 4-methylimidzaole using automated solid phase extraction and high performance liquid chromatography with MS/MS and MS/SIM detection. Babcock Laboratories played an important role in the development of these … Continue reading

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Next TEAM Event: Regulatory Updates Under FSMA

On July 28th Babcock Labs will hold its next TEAM Event, “Food for Thought: Regulatory Updates Under FSMA.” The event will feature presentations from industry experts Troy Aykan (Hain Celestial Group; Law Offices of Troy Aykan) and Melissa Calicchia (Food … Continue reading

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Bon Appétit! Updates in Food Testing Services

It is no secret that Babcock Laboratories provides various product testing services to clients in the food and beverage industry. In fact, we are continuously expanding our scope of testing services for these clients to meet regulatory requirements and public … Continue reading

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Harmful U.S. Foodborne Illness Outbreaks Verify Need for Robust Food Safety Programs

Food Safety News just released a list of the 10 most harmful U.S. foodborne illness outbreaks of 2015, all of which left numerous consumers sick and the worst of which left a few consumers dead. The pathogenic culprits ranged from E. coli and … Continue reading

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PT Results Verify Excellence in Quality Control

The results are in — and Babcock Labs once again receives an A+ in Proficiency Testing! Twice a year, Babcock Laboratories, Inc. participates in Proficiency Testing (PT) programs required under the National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (NELAP). During the PT … Continue reading

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Babcock Labs Scores 99.6% on PTs for Summer 2015

Babcock Laboratories, Inc. PT scores for the summer of 2015: The average score for all PT testing was 99.6%, verifying Babcock Labs’ analytical testing expertise and reaffirming Babcock Labs’ reputation as “The Standard of Excellence for Over 100 Years”. Overall Scores: … Continue reading

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A Stept Above the Rest: A Look at Babcock Labs’ Field Services

There are many factors that set Babcock Labs apart from its competitors, such as its national recognition for excellence in both customer service and quality, knowledgeable and highly-trained staff, and its long-standing history as an invaluable resource to the agricultural, … Continue reading

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Representing Food Safety & Expertise with IAFP

This month the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) hosted its Annual Meeting, providing attendees with information on current and emerging food safety issues, the latest science, innovative solutions to new and recurring problems, and the opportunity to network with thousands … Continue reading

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