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Accugen Labs, Inc. - an FDA registered microbiological testing laboratory - has been providing quality food testing microbiology services to Food processors and manufacturers, dairy, beverage, agriculture, industry suppliers, other various institutions, and private individuals.
We generate accurate results for your food testing needs while adhering to strict quality standards in accordance with FDA, USDA, AOAC, EPA and other methodologies. Accugen Laboratories, Inc. provides fast turnaround times on all of its services.
Being comprised of a highly experienced and professional team of experts, Accugen Labs, Inc. is able to provide exemplary service in all areas of food microbiological testing. Whether a sample may be FDA detention food imports or a custom food testing study, Accugen Laboratories, Inc. will assist you in achieving quality / standard full food microbiology testing.
Commonly Ordered Food Tests
- Aerobic plate count test
- Yeast & mold count test
- E.coli 0157:H7
- Staphylococcus aureus
- Listeria monocytogenes
- Bacillus cereus
- Anaerobic Plate count
Common Food Born Pathogens
There are millions of cases of foodborne illness each year. The following are common food borne pathogens that are responsible for these illnesses:
Salmonella Food Testing
Salmonella enteritidis, Salmonella choleraesuis, and S. typhi
Coliform Food Testing
Coliforms, Fecal Coliforms, and E. coli
Escherichia coli 0157:H7 - E. coli Food Testing
E. coli O157:H7 testing is done to differenciate E.coli 0157:H7 from other E.coli.
Bacillus cereus Food Testing
an aerobic sporeformer - most commonly found in a multitude of processed or raw foods, on vegetables, and additionally in soil
Campylobacter jejuni Food Testing
In respect to human campylobacteriosis, the major risk factors include the consumption of undercooked poultry and also mishandling of raw poultry
Clostridium botulinum grows well when food is not canned properly. It grows in food and produce toxins. This toxicated food when ingested cause paralysis.
Clostridium perfringens produces toxin in the food. Eating Clostridium perfringens contaminated food causes food poisoning. Poorly controlled food temperature, especially undercooked meat support the growth of clostridium perfringens.
Eating food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes causes food poisoning. If pregnant women eat listeria contaminated food, babies can be born with listeriosis .
Staphylococcus aureus produces toxin. Food contaminated with Staphylococcus aureus causes gastrointestinal illness.
Other common food born pathogens:
Food Pathogen Screen - Includes - L. Monocytogenes, E. coli, Salmonella, and S. aureus
Standard Food Micro Screen - Includes - Aerobic Plate Count (APC), Coliform, E. coli, Yeast, and Mold
- Bacillus cereus Diahorreal entero toxin(BDE)
- Bacillus cereus emetic enterotoxin (BEE)
- Staphylococcus enterotoxin
- Shiga toxin
CUSTOM FOOD TESTING LABORATORY SERVICES
Over 20 years of Experience in performing microbial food testing laboratory services.
Our expert team of microbiologists will work with you to plan and develop customized testing protocols to meet your specific food testing needs.
For Accugen's food testing laboratories and other testing services and requests, please call 800-282-7102 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org