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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

America’s Food Safety System Failed to Stop a Salmonella Epidemic. It’s Still Making People Sick – ProPublica

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In its investigative news story, ProPublica reported on the virulent, multidrug-resistant strain of Salmonella found in dozens of chicken processing plants, raw pet food and live chickens, sickening more than two dozen people within two months. ProPublica interviewed IEH Laboratories and Consulting Group’s President Dr. Mansour Samadpour for his insights on the presence of Salmonella in […]

IEH Announces Acquisition of Led techno

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Led techno is a laboratory supply company based in Belgium. They specialize in equipment, disposables, reagents and 3M Food Safety products for microbiology labs in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. Led techno is ISO 9001:2015 certified, participates in the Voka Charter Sustainable Entrepreneurship, and was awarded the title of SDG Pioneer of the United Nations […]

New method speeds variant tracking from weeks to hours – UW Newsroom

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UW Medicine Newsroom article featured Watson, a portable, preprogrammed thermocycler developed by IEH. Watson is being used by UW School of Medicine in collaboration with ID Genomics to speed tracking of COVID variants from weeks to within two hours. Watson is also featured in this YouTube video.

IEH Announces Acquisition of AquaTox Testing & Consulting Inc.

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AquaTox Testing & Consulting Inc. is a Canadian-based ecotoxicity testing laboratory providing services to government and industry for over 30 years. Aquatox performs freshwater and marine aquatic and terrestrial toxicology testing and has a professional staff with expertise in these areas. The facility is ISO/IEC: 17025 accredited by the Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation (CALA) […]

Will Daniels: Humanizing Food Safety – Food Safety Matters

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In this episode of Food Safety Matters Will Daniels, president of the produce division at IEH, discusses “the human side of food safety as part of public health, reestablishing a relationship with the consumer, reliving the 2006 spinach outbreak, educating and engaging your workforce, engaging senior management in food safety, how to counter complacency in your food safety […]

Make Food Safety Consumer-Focused

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Food Safety Summit 2020 featured Will Daniels with a keynote presentation titled “Back to Basics: Consumer-Focused Food Safety.”

2020’s Food Safety Summit gets underway virtually today – Food Safety News

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“Keynote — “Back to Basics: Consumer-Focused Food Safety” — Will Daniels, president of the produce division at IEH Laboratories and Consulting Group will discuss how COVID 19 has changed the world. In the wake of this pandemic, food manufacturers have stood up to the challenge of performing as an essential business and have shown the […]

Backlogs At Smoke Testing Labs Force Washington Wineries To Get Creative – Forbes

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As wine regions around the world face the immediate effects of devastating fires, the threat of smoke exposure is of concern. Wildfires and controlled burns generate smoke particulates that could be taken up by the berries and leaves of grapes in nearby vineyards. While the chemical composition of smoke from wood pyrolysis is rather complex, […]