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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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Babcock Labs is on the Go this Summer!

Summer is officially here and for Babcock Labs that means it’s time to prepare for the many conferences and events we’ll be attending. The staff who participate at these conferences share their experience with peers and enrich their own professional … 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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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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New Food Lab Complete: Babcock Labs Expands Food Testing Services with New Lab

Babcock Labs is excited to announce the completion of its new food lab! The lab is custom-designed to house a range of food testing services, with room to add additional testing capabilities as more FSMA regulations and foodborne illness concerns … Continue reading

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World Health Day Celebrates the Importance of Food Safety

“From farm to plate, make food safe.” That’s the theme of this year’s World Health Day. New data on the harm caused by foodborne illnesses has prompted the World Health Organization (WHO) to place the spotlight on food safety. Unsafe foods … Continue reading

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Preparing for FSMA Implementation: Babcock Labs Expands Food Testing Services

There are seven major Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) rules to be finalized by the end of 2015, according to the White House’s “Current Regulatory Plan and the Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions”. Among the seven are rules … Continue reading

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Year in Review: Keeping You Up-To-Date

It has been quite a year, filled with industry developments, technological advancements, regulatory updates, and new environmental challenges. Here are a few of the notable highlights of 2014. Two-thousand and fourteen began with Governor Brown declaring a drought state of … Continue reading

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