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 […]
Dr. Mohammad Koohmaraie as featured speaker at the American Meat Science Association (AMSA) Reciprocal Meat Conference
Dr. Mohammad Koohmaraie, President of the Meat Division at IEH, is a featured speaker at the 2022 American Meat Science Association (AMSA) Reciprocal Meat Conference. He will share his expertise at the “New Approaches to Reducing Salmonellosis Across the Food Industry” symposium and will moderate and present at the “Strengthening the Position of Meat Science as a […]
“It’s kind of similar to swimming in a toilet.” Tests from pool water samples in Las Vegas reveal high bacteria counts and E. coli — Inside Edition
IEH Laboratories tested samples collected by Inside Edition from three popular pool clubs in Las Vegas. According to the results, water samples from two pools revealed the presence of E. coli and a bacteria count of 100 million and 15 million, while the third pool water sample was clean with no evidence of fecal contamination.
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 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 […]
IEH Laboratories tested samples sent by Inside Edition, whose staff had swabbed commonly touched surfaces such as laptops, desk, and counters from the home offices of two individuals. Results revealed millions of pathogens, highlighting the risks of contamination at home offices.
America’s Food Safety System Failed to Stop a Salmonella Epidemic. It’s Still Making People Sick – ProPublica
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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) […]
A study that our research team published with scientists from the University of Washington is featured in this Washington Post article.
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 […]
Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 contamination on food plant surfaces as determined by environmental monitoring
Covid-19, caused by SARS-CoV-2 corona virus, has disrupted life on earth, causing a pandemic that has resulted in millions of infections and deaths. During the early phase of the pandemic there were large scale outbreaks in food production plants. In March of 2020 we helped to implement infection control strategies in 116 food production plants […]
Food Safety Summit 2020 featured Will Daniels with a keynote presentation titled “Back to Basics: Consumer-Focused Food Safety.”
“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 […]
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, […]
Brooks Applied Laboratories brings extensive capabilities in trace metals and metals speciation to IEH Laboratories & Consulting Group. Toxicological and nutritional properties of a chemical element critically depend on the form in which it occurs in food. Some elements are an essential part of a healthy diet, but others, such as lead, mercury, arsenic and […]
Is More Cleaning Removing Coronavirus From the Subway? Inside Edition Sent 32 Swabs for Testing to Find Out – Inside Edition
IEH tested environmental samples for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 for this Inside Edition story.
IEH is actively working with clients to provide solutions to help respond to the current crisis. Please join members of the IEH leadership team for a webinar featuring updates on COVID-19, a detailed discussion of personnel testing, and how to effectively monitor food facilities to mitigate risk and reduce business impact, enhance employee confidence, and […]
Nautilus Environmental Company, Inc. is a Canadian-based biological testing, research, and consulting company that performs environmental toxicological and microbiological tests that are required for regulatory compliance, as well as performing applied research to address specific project needs. The company operates laboratories in Burnaby, BC and Calgary, AB.