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The European Union on GMOs: Achieving compliance for your product

Shipping into the European Union How to Comply with GMO Regulations for Food Products Exporters to the European Union (EU) need to know how to be in compliance with regulations regarding genetically modified organisms (GMOs). This article presents three key points exporters must consider when shipping food products into the EU market: GMO labeling, GMO […]

GMO Testing for Non-GMO Project Verification Explained

For brand owners, manufacturers, growers, and others seeking to earn the Non-GMO Project (NGP) Verified seal for food products, GMO testing may be required. Testing helps determine a product’s compliance with the Non-GMO Project Standard, a consensus-based document detailing requirements for product verification. What You Need to Know About Testing Requirements The following are nine […]

Choose the Right GMO Testing Lab — 7 Key Points

By Nancy Musgrave In choosing a GMO testing lab, it’s important to consider the following points: If your product requires GMO testing, does the lab offer in-depth experience in GMO testing and an understanding of the GMO regulatory landscape (which can differ by country and market)? Customer service specialists at a more highly experienced lab […]

What You Need to Know When Choosing a Testing Laboratory

The ISO/IEC 17025 standard specifies the requirements for competence in testing and calibration laboratories worldwide. As the industry’s undisputed measure of excellence, ISO helps provide legal defensibility, credibility, and respect. But is it enough? Are all ISO labs more or less the same? The answer is an emphatic no. No two ISO labs are equivalent any […]

Navigating the Global GMO Regulatory Landscape

As controversy abounds over GMO labeling in the United States, U.S. dietary supplement marketers can’t help but wonder how potential domestic regulatory changes could affect their businesses down the line. But for those who export ingredients or products, GMO-labeling restrictions are already part of everyday business—for, while the United States still lacks a nationwide GMO-labeling […]

Ten Questions to Ask Before Selecting a GMO Testing Lab

GMO testing labs vary widely in the accuracy, scientific rigor, and quality of their analytical services. The range of performance becomes obvious when one reviews the results of any ring trial or performance assessment study of GMO testing labs.Selecting a lab is not a trivial decision, because the client must rely on that lab for business-critical […]

FoodChain ID Testing Expands Testing Services In Brazil

We are pleased to announce that FoodChain ID has acquired Analitus Análises Biotecnológicas a leading food safety testing laboratory based in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Established in 2013 following a spin-off from EcoCerta Laboratory, FoodChain ID Testing brings to FoodChain ID/FoodChain ID Testing a complementary Brazilian and Latin American-focused offering of testing and analytic […]

Come visit FoodChain ID Testing at EXPOWEST 2016

FoodChain ID Testing will be at booth 3129 at the Anaheim Convention Center for the Natural Products ExpoWest.  FoodChain ID Testing will be at the Anaheim Convention Center for Natural Products ExpoWest 2016. Natural Products Expo West is the leading trade show in the natural, organic and healthy products industry. The education sessions will take place from […]

New Executive Appointments Reflect Growth at FoodChain ID Testing

Christoph Wiemer has been hired to helm FoodChain ID Testing Europe (EU) as managing director, while former CEO Bill Thompson will return to the U.S. in the role of executive director of Key Accounts  Augsburg, Germany, Oct, 20, 2015. FoodChain ID Testing, a leader in the development of DNA-based technologies for food safety and authenticity testing, […]

Dr. Heather Secrist to Head FoodChain ID Testing’s Worldwide Operations

FoodChain ID Testing, a leader in the development of DNA-based technologies for food safety and integrity testing applications, has appointed Dr. Heather Secrist to Chief Executive Officer of Global Operations effective January 2014.  Dr. Secrist was previously CEO of FoodChain ID Testing North America. In this new position, Dr. Secrist assumes responsibility for worldwide testing […]

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