Food Product Safety and Testing Services

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Students conducting chemical analysis of foods

Microbial Evaluation

  • Live Animals
  • Carcasses
  • Cuts
  • Processing Equipment

Microbial Evaluations

  • Stores
  • Processing Facilities
  • Individuals

Sanitizing

  • Carcasses
  • Processing Equipment

Chemical Composition & Microbial Analyses of Food Items

For the food industry and for consumers

  • Protein Analysis
  • Gas Chromatograph
  • Lipid Extraction
  • Fatty Acid Analysis

Protein AnalysisProtein AnalysisLipid ExtractionGas ChromatographFatty Acid Analysis

Microbial Analyses

  • Standard Plate counts
  • Coliforms
  • E. Coli O157:H7
  • Salmonella
  • Listeria
  • Staphylococci
  • Other Food Pathogens
  • Shelf-life Studies (1 week to 52 weeks in duration)

Negative coliformPositive coliformsPositive E.coli O157:H7Spoilage bacteria

Example nutrition label

Nutritional Label Analyses for All Types of Foods

  • Fat, Protein, CHO, Ash, Moisture, Cholesterol, Sodium, Vitamins A & C, Iron, Calcium
  • Fat - chemical extraction - fatty acid analyses to get saturated FA and unsaturated FA, omega 3 & 6, CLAs
  • Protein - chemical analyses
  • CHO - by difference