IEH Welcomes Thomas Hammack

Thomas Hammack

IEH Laboratories & Consulting Group proudly welcomes Thomas Hammack as our new Vice President of Technical Services. With over 30 years of experience in food microbiology gained at the FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN), he brings invaluable expertise to our team. His tenure at the FDA, where he served as Chief […]

IEH Welcomes Carol Cave

IEH Laboratories & Consulting Group proudly welcomes Ms. Carol Cave as Executive Vice President. With a career spanning regulatory affairs and consumer protection, Ms. Cave brings invaluable expertise to our team. Her extensive tenure at the FDA, including roles as Acting Associate Commissioner for the Office of Regulatory Affairs and Deputy Associate Commissioner, demonstrates her […]

IEH JL Modesto Lab Receives FDA Laboratory LAAF Accreditation

Congratulations to our IEH JL Modesto lab for achieving FDA Laboratory LAAF Accreditation for Food Analyses! This accreditation enables us to conduct thorough analyses across various food categories in response to identified or suspected food safety concerns, ensuring exceptional safety and compliance standards. The FDA Laboratory LAAF Accreditation plays an important role in critical processes, […]

IEH Welcomes Dr. Suf Alkhaldi

Portrait of Dr. Suf Alkhaldi

IEH Laboratories & Consulting Group proudly welcomes Dr. Suf Alkhaldi as our new Senior Vice President of Technical Services. With an M.S. and Ph.D. in Microbiology and Cell Molecular Biology, he brings over two decades of invaluable experience from his impactful career at the FDA. Throughout his tenure, Dr. Alkhaldi was recognized for his groundbreaking […]

IEH Welcomes Mr. Craig Wilson

IEH Laboratories & Consulting Group is delighted to welcome Mr. Craig Wilson as our new Executive Vice President. With an impressive career that includes over four decades of transformative work at Costco Wholesale Corporation and Frigoscandia Equipment Food Safety Systems, Mr. Wilson’s expertise is a valuable addition to our team. He will draw upon his […]

IEH Announces Acquisition of SL Stanlab

We are thrilled to warmly welcome SL Stanlab, the newest addition to our network of European laboratories! Stanlab is a German laboratory specializing in comprehensive bacteriology and food hygiene services, encompassing allergen detection, GMOs, minerals, animal species, and other residues. Their accreditations from DAkkS, the national accreditation body of the Federal Republic of Germany, include […]

IEH Announces Acquisition of Food Hygiene Control GmbH (FHC)

Food hygiene control

Food Hygiene Control GmbH (FHC) is an Austrian laboratory offering microbiology and analytical chemistry services for food and water, holding ISO/IEC: 17025 accreditation as a testing lab for quality control and microbiological analysis of food under the LMSVG 2006 regulation. They are also ISO/IEC: 17020-accredited to perform hygiene inspections of pools and drinking water. Additionally, […]

Subway defends tuna, top DNA lab asserts widely-publicized tests were inadequate

Subway tuna

Inside Edition reported on the authenticity of Subway’s tuna sandwiches following a class-action lawsuit filed against the sandwich chain earlier this year falsely claiming that there was no tuna in their tuna sandwiches. Our team at Applied Food Technologies (AFT) conducted more than 50 tests on 150 pounds of tuna collected by Inside Edition from three Subway […]

Food Advertised as ‘Scallops’ in Some Instances Are Totally Different Fish – Inside Edition

Food Advertised as 'Scallops'

In its investigative news story, Inside Edition reported on foods falsely advertised as scallops on menus and in markets in NYC, Dallas, and other U.S. cities. Scientists at IEH Applied Food Technologies (AFT) tested the scallops collected by Inside Edition and found that several locations were selling imitation products, made from cheaper, less healthy fish pastes and spinefoot fish. […]

IEH re-approved as a testing lab through the Non-GMO Project

IEH re-approved as a testing lab through the Non-GMO Project

IEH has been re-approved as a testing lab through the Non-GMO Project! This certification allows us to continue offering qualitative and quantitative screening methods to test products as part of the Non-GMO Project Standard certification process. We test a wide range of samples – from raw agricultural commodities and their derivatives to highly processed products. Get […]

Is Homemade Baby Food Better? – Healthy Babies Bright Futures

HBBF report

Do homemade baby foods have lower heavy metal content than store-bought brands? To answer this question, Healthy Babies Bright Futures conducted a research study. As part of this study, our colleagues at Brooks Applied Labs, LLC tested 288 baby food samples for arsenic, lead, cadmium, and mercury. The organization concluded that homemade and store-bought baby […]

IEH announces a new RT-PCR test to detect Naegleria fowleri

IEH announces a new RT-PCR test to detect Naegleria fowleri

IEH is proud to announce the development of a new RT-PCR test that detects Naegleria fowleri with 2-day turnaround times. The test follows CDC protocols for sample preparation, DNA extraction, and amplification.Commonly called the brain-eating amoeba, Naegleria fowleri is an environmental parasite that resides in soil and warm freshwater bodies like lakes and rivers. Get […]

IEH Announces New Services of Rheology and Texture Analysis on Food and Cosmetic Products

IEH Laboratories & Consulting Group announces the launch of a new analytical service which provides rheology and texture analysis for food and cosmetic products. The laboratory has been fitted with advanced texture analyzers capable of quantifying the viscosity of liquid products, and exploring the applications of novel ingredients to identify innovative solutions that can benefit […]

IEH Analytical Laboratories becomes the first DEA-registered hemp testing lab in Washington State

IEH is proud to share that IEH Analytical Laboratories in Seattle became the first and only DEA-registered hemp analytical testing laboratory under the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program in Washington State! The U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program requires any laboratory testing hemp for THC concentration to be registered with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). IEH […]